Tom Dempsey resigns from Senate

Missouri Senate President Pro Temp Tom Dempsey cited wanting to spend more time with his family in announcing his plans to resign his 23rd-District seat and take a job in the private sector.

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Siegfried rallies to win 25th Metropolitian Amatuer in a playoff

For the second consecutive year, the winner of the Metropolitan Amateur came from way back in the pack to claim the championship. In 2014 it was Wildwood’s Teddy Jones. This year, it is Town and Country’s Jimmy Siegfried. Siegfried, a De Smet graduate who will be a sophomore at Missouri this fall, began the final round of the 25th Amateur Championship a whopping eight shots back of the leader Sam Migdal. He knew it would take a special round to get in position for the title. “That about sums it up — eight shots behind with 18 holes left? There ...

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Summer storms cause power outages

The brief and, in places, violent thunderstorm that swept through portions of West County July 27 damaged trees and knocked down utility poles, leaving some 10,000 Ameren customers without power and snarling traffic during the late afternoon-early evening commute.

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More llama drama in Wildwood

Some members of Wildwood’s City Council say they’re concerned that a proposal – to place the home and property of a family keeping llamas and alpacas near Rockwoods Reservation on the city’s historic registry – is an “end run” around city law.

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Bluff View Park set to open Aug. 7

Joe Vujnich, the Wildwood’s director of planning and parks, told the City Council during a July 27 work session that the city’s Bluff View Park, near the Al Foster Memorial Trail, will include a 2.3-mile hiking/mountain bike/equestrian trail, parking area and five picnic tables.

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Board approves gift on split vote

The Ballwin Board of Aldermen has approved purchasing a gift for recently retired city administrator Robert Kuntz, but the requested roll call vote on the matter was not unanimous.

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