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Hwy. N Open East of Schaper Road


Route N at Sam’s Creek in St. Charles County is back open.  The road closed in June to allow crews to replace the bridge.  There is still some work to do on the bridge, including striping the road but that can be done without closing the bridge to traffic. 

CITY OF NEW MELLE PUBLIC NOTICE PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION PROPOSED CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT

The Planning and Zoning Commission for the City of New Melle will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. regarding the application from Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church for a Conditional Use Permit for a three-phase cremation garden with three columbariums and one hundred seventy-four grave sites at property located at 8 W. Hwy D, New Melle, MO 63365.

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Biking Events, Free Concert and Food Trucks at Broemmelsiek Park Sept. 8

Women and children across the region are invited to take park in Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day and the Liv Autumn Harvest Women’s Bike Expo from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8 at Broemmelsiek Park near Wentzville. After the biking events, participants are encouraged to stay and enjoy food trucks and a concert performed by 4th Street Band from 12–3 p.m. Events are free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required for the children’s biking event only. 

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S. Point Prairie Road Now Open


South Point Prairie Road is now open. It has been closed since May 21, 2018 to install a new box culvert between Dyer and Meinershagen Roads. The culvert is installed, but the final paving will be done later this fall after the aggregate is done settling. Drivers are encouraged to proceed with caution until the paving is complete.

Route 47 Bridge Update

August 15, 2018: One lane of Route 47 on the Franklin County side of the bridge will close next week for about a month.  The southbound, right lane of Route 47 will be closed from the end of the bridge to Third Street starting on Monday, August 20 at 8:30 a.m.  The lane will remain closed around-the-clock until mid-September. 

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Traffic Changes Coming to Route 61 in St. Charles County

New Route P Ramp to Northbound Route 61 to Open

Drivers who use Route 61 in St. Charles County should be aware of traffic changes starting next week.  Crews will close one lane on northbound Route 61 before Grothe Road on Monday, August 13 at 8 p.m.  When the lanes reopen at 5 a.m. Tuesday, August 14 the new ramp from Route P to northbound Route 61 will be open and the northbound lane shift will be removed.  There will still be no direct access from Route P to southbound Route 61 or from southbound Route 61 to Route P. 

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Portion of Hepperman Road Restricted to One-Way Aug. 17th Through Mid October

As part of the ongoing improvements to Hepperman Road, the St. Charles County Highway Department will be temporarily restricting a portion of the road to one-way traffic, southbound only, beginning Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. The one-way restricted area will be between Peruque Creek and Golf Club Drive. This restriction is necessary to allow construction of new pavement and shoulders. All other areas of Hepperman Road will remain open to two-way traffic.

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Scout Sign Up Night and BBQ Aug. 27th


Do you have a son or daughter that is in K-5 and interested in joining Cub Scouts? Immaculate Heart of Mary's Pack 856 will be hosting a Scout Sign Up Night & BBQ on Monday August 27th starting 6 pm at Brommelsiek Park's Hilltop Group Area.New programs this year include a Lions program for Kindergartners and female dens for all Cub Scout ranks. Cub Scouts at IHM is now a family program! For more information please contact Adam McCarthy 636-634-7622 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Preserve Your Homegrown Food—Two Courses Show You How

St. Peters, Missouri—Want to save your tomatoes, squash, peppers, and herbs to last all winter long?  Learn how at two harvest-time courses here in St. Charles County.

This September, the University of Missouri (UM) Extension, in conjunction with the St. Charles Community College (SCC) Learn for Life initiative, will offer two short continuing education courses in food preservation.

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