Wildwood to consider funding new study of Lake Chesterfield

Lake Chesterfield [Jeffrey Bricker photo]

The problems with Lake Chesterfield have a long history in the city of Wildwood. By most accounts, trouble with the lake goes back decades. Now, the Wildwood City council is debating on spending $34,000 for a geophysical study of Pierside Lane, which runs over an embankment that also serves as part of the watershed's dam system.

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Ballwin Post 611 rides District 10 Legion postseason tournament title into a Zone 4 Tournament berth

Front row: Trevor Finley, Jackson Schmersahl, Mitchel Hoffman, David Ecklund, Adam Hellmann, Alex Venturella, Noah Sainato, Trenton Bell Back row: Tim Weir (coach), Chris Mueller, Wes Degestad (coach), Mathew Bemus, Robbie Norman, Brendan Wuller, Michael Wheeler, Michael Bellville (manager), Greg Soaib (manager) Not pictured: Gabe Van Horenbeeck, Vince Spinella, Connor Hall, Drew Ellis Ballwin Post 611 is on a roll this postseason in American Legion baseball action. Post 611 won the District 10 postseason tournament. Ballwin slipped past Lemay 9-7 in 11 innings in the championship game played at Bridgton Municipal Athletic Complex.  As a result, Ballwin earned a spot ...

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Backpack safety for better spine health

Kids from kindergarten through college are once again filling their backpacks with books and supplies for the upcoming school year. Unfortunately, for many students that also means dealing with back problems.

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Sudden Oak Death prevention

The Missouri Department of Agriculture, in coordination with USDA Animal and Plant Inspection Service, has detected a form of blight known as Sudden Oak Death on rhododendron plants shipped to some retail nurseries in Missouri.

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Manchester resolves settlement agreement

A resolution at the Manchester Board of Aldermen meeting on July 1 authorized the city to enter into a settlement agreement with Stern Brothers & Co., an investment bank.  The city communicated a written complaint letter dated April 30, 2018, alleging claims based on suitability, churning [excessive trading to increase broker’s commission] and other matters relating to the city of Manchester’s Tax Increment and Transportation Refunding Revenue Bonds for the Highlands Boulevard project. Stern Brothers agreed to resolve and settle all claims and complaints between the two parties in recognition of the expense and uncertainty of further litigation, but without ...

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