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Dolan ready to tee it up in defense of state Women’s Amateur Championship

It’s a busy time for Catherine Dolan, who has a big golf to-do list. First, she begins the defense of her Missouri Women’s Golf Association Amateur Championship this week at the Golf Club of Creekmoor in Raymore. Next week, Dolan will play in the USGA’s Women’s Amateur Public Links at the Home Course in DuPont, Wash. The tournament begins Monday ...

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Sports Briefs: Local triathletes earn right to compete on world stage

Local triathletes earn right to compete on world stage Three area athletes have qualified to represent the United States in the world triathlon championships. The athletes recently participated in the USA Triathlon Long Course National Championships in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chris Beuer, of Chesterfield; Jen Hankins, of St. Louis; and Matthew Zupan, of Wildwood, each earned spots on Team USA ...

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Bulletin Board: Emma O’Brien Scholarship awarded

Emma O’Brien Scholarship awarded Valley Park High graduate and future Maryville Saint Daria Cwiklowski was presented with a college scholarship, courtesy of Meramec Valley Bank. At a ceremony held at Valley Park High, Senior Vice President/Lending Officer Jim Jones awarded the Emma O’Brien Scholarship to Cwiklowski. In doing so, he noted that “the Emma O’Brien Scholarship is named in honor ...

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Parkway approves acceptance of Normandy transfer students

Parkway’s Board of Education, at a special meeting on June 27, approved allowing transfer students from the Normandy School District who attended its schools in the 2013-14 school year to return to Parkway for the 2014-15 school year. The board vote was 5 to 0 with Tom Appelbaum and Kim Appelbaum absent. Superintendent Keith Marty said that about 40 students ...

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Loss of Ruth Schrader Arft is a loss to Ballwin, West County community

With her warm personality, professionalism and spirit of community volunteerism, Ruth Schrader Arft, who passed away June 18 at the age of 92, made a difference in the lives of so many who knew her and the family business she co-owned, Schrader Funeral Homes & Crematory in Ballwin and Eureka Son-in-law Dennis Goethe, vice president of Schrader and married to ...

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Wildwood decides against widening part of Wild Horse Creek Road

Wildwood’s City Council on June 23 approved an asphalt resurfacing contract for Wild Horse Creek Road, but councilmembers declined to provide more of a shoulder and passing lanes as part of that work. The council gave final approve to legislation authorizing Mayor Tim Woerther to execute a contract for up to $903,000 on behalf of the city with L. Krupp ...

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A ‘tree’ could help quiet noise in Wildwood city hall lobby

A proposed acoustical treatment design service could take root soon in the lobby of Wildwood City Hall. The goal is to help quiet noise. Branching up inside the lobby stairwell, the artistic treatment would vaguely resemble a tree. City Administrator Dan Dubruiel told the City Council on June 23 that city officials have worked since last year to address the ...

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Resurfacing projects on Manchester Road pave the way for Great Streets

The Missouri Department of Transportation on June 11 awarded a $15.5 million contract to Krupp Construction to begin maintenance-related resurfacing on Manchester Road along with work related to the Great Streets Initiative. Included in the approved amount is $10.1 million for road resurfacing from Hwy. 141 in Manchester to Westglen Farms Drive in Wildwood and $5.4 million for the Manchester ...

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Governor’s veto could impact student transfer program

Governor Jay Nixon and the General Assembly appear to be on a collision course again regarding vetoes of critical bills and state budget cuts. On Tuesday, June 24, Nixon vetoed  bills totalling $144.6 million in general revenue spending from the Fiscal Year 2015 budget and restricted $641.6 million in general revenue expenditures – for a total of $786.2 million. His ...

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