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Saturday 11/22/2014
Sweet! Union Family Completes Cake Hunt
Posted: November 22, 2014

Many people who grew up in St. Louis and lived there their whole lives probably know less about the history of the region and present day community efforts than 13-year-old MacKenzie Rolf, Union.

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Wednesday 11/19/2014
Sights and Insights
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 8:15 am

It looks like January outside, and thoughts of last winter creep into my head. Many of you recall it was one of the worst on record. The season was particularly memorable for us because Spark retired on Jan. 1 after 51 years at Graphic Packaging International in Pacific.

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Holiday Vendor Open House Is This Thursday
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 8:14 am

The St. Francis Borgia Regional High School Starry Knights dance team will host a Holiday Vendor Open House Thursday, Nov. 20, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

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Spin It, Toss It Guard Clinic Is This Saturday
Posted: November 19, 2014

Washington High School Winter Guard and Color Guard will hold its annual Spin It! Toss It! Guard Clinic Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the WHS gym for students in second through eighth grade.

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Leading The Way to STEM Careers
Posted: November 19, 2014

Audrey Arand, a sophomore at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington, isn’t like most of the girls at her school. She gets excited talking about math and science and thinking about the kind of job she can do someday using those skills.

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Monday 11/17/2014
Ferguson Woman Was Speaker at World Community Brunch
Updated: November 17, 2014 - 9:04 am

Nancy Remmert spoke at the World Community Brunch hosted by the women of First Presbyterian Church, Union, Tuesday, Nov. 11. The program was planned by Church Women United of Franklin County with the theme of “Through God Our Hands Can Heal.”

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Saturday 11/15/2014
Novel Ideas, November
Updated: November 17, 2014 - 2:59 pm

"Deep Down Dark."

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Wednesday 11/12/2014
Climate Reality Group to Give Presentation at Library Thursday
Updated: November 13, 2014 - 8:24 am

A presentation on “Polar Melting, Rising Seas and Changing Climate” will be held at Washington Public Library this Thursday, Nov. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Richard Knudsen’s ‘Life in Books’
Posted: November 12, 2014

If you could only use books to describe and show to others the type of person you are, what books would you include and how many?

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Sights and Insights
Posted: November 12, 2014

The number of talented people in our area is amazing — folks with unique hobbies, talents and interests. The Art Walk in Downtown Washington brings local artists to the forefront, offering them venues to display their talent in and around the shops.

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Saturday 11/08/2014
New Haven Student Wins News Quiz
Posted: November 08, 2014

Congratulations to the winner of this week’s Missourian In Education News Quiz, Mitchell Meyer, a fifth-grade student at New Haven Elementary.

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Her Wish Granted: Paramedic for a Day
Posted: November 08, 2014

In her downtime at home in Union, BilliJo Bowman doesn’t just lay around in sweat pants or jeans and T-shirts, like most 10-year-olds. She prefers a uniform — paramedic, flight suit or turn-out gear.

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Wednesday 11/05/2014
Sights and Insights
Updated: November 05, 2014 - 8:26 am

The double P’s are two peas in a pod — Phoebe and Parker, our youngest granddaughters. For two more weeks they’re both 5, but soon Phoebe will turn 6. Phoebe is tall with a mop of blond curls; Parker is a petite brunette with big dark brown eyes. Phoebe is a girly girl; Parker is all rough and tumble and bruised shins.

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Exhibit Tells Story of German Emigrants to This Area in 1834
Posted: November 05, 2014

An exhibit outlining the story of nearly 500 German emigrants who came to Missouri in 1834 and settled in the Dutzow area will open at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis later this month.

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Middle School Turns Shopping Mall This Time Every Year
Posted: November 05, 2014

This Friday afternoon and into the evening, Union Middle School will be transformed into a shopping mall, of sorts.

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