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Monday 09/01/2014
Walk to End Alzheimer’s Is Sept. 6 in Washington
Posted: September 01, 2014

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held next Saturday, Sept. 6, at 9 a.m. at Washington City Pavilion. This year marks the 25th anniversary for the Alzheimer’s Association St. Louis Chapter Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

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Saturday 08/30/2014
Shaw Wildflower Market Is Sept. 5
Posted: August 30, 2014

Shaw Nature Reserve’s fall Shaw Wildflower Market will be held Friday, Sept. 5, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is included with Reserve admission. Children ages 12 and under are free.

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Joining Together to End Alzheimer’s
Posted: August 30, 2014

Barb Hellmann has a vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease, and she’s not sitting around waiting for someone else to make it happen. She’s leading the way.

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Thursday 08/28/2014
Lucy, Haynes to Be Honored at Art Show
Posted: August 28, 2014

The organizers of the Art Fair at Queeny Park have just announced a special kick-off of the Labor Day weekend show this Friday evening, Aug. 29.

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Wednesday 08/27/2014
‘State Divided’ Civil War Exhibit Opens Saturday
Posted: August 27, 2014

An interactive exhibit, “A State Divided: The Civil War in Missouri,” will open at the William S. Harney Mansion in Sullivan this Saturday, Aug. 30, and remain on display through Oct. 26.

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Sights and Insights
Updated: August 27, 2014 - 8:30 am

This week we’ll be back home after a trip to Scotland and England. At present, though, I’m writing this column from the outskirts of Knutsford, in Cheshire, England, near the busy city of Manchester, where my mother grew up.

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Taste of Home Cooking School Will Return in November
Posted: August 27, 2014

The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food. As home cooks across the country head back to the kitchen to cook up fall’s flavorful dishes, the Taste of Home Cooking School is preparing to share seasonal recipes that are certain to delight.

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Flying High
Updated: August 29, 2014 - 8:27 am

For Hunter Warmack and Eli Garcilaso, juniors at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School, it felt like they were sitting in the cockpit of an actual fighter plane and flying it during their simulation classes at the National Flight Academy in Pensacola, Fla., last month.

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Monday 08/25/2014
Mallinckrodt to Share Stories of Local Families During Great Depression
Posted: August 25, 2014

The Boone-Duden Historical Society will hold a meeting Monday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Augusta Visitor’s Center, 5577 Walnut St. The meeting is free and open to the public.

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Friday 08/22/2014
Ready to Learn? Open Your Missourian
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 1:20 pm

The first ladies are coming back and so are a few more famous Missouri journalists.

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Wednesday 08/20/2014
Meet a 10-Year-Old Entrepreneur
Posted: August 20, 2014

If you’re ever in need of a pep talk, something to get you motivated about taking on a new project or challenging task, stop by the Toffee on the Run website and meet Julie Pettijohn, the 10-year-old foundress of this Hermann-based company.

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Sights and Insights
Posted: August 20, 2014

Household calamities can catch you unaware. A recent near miss involved a new table and chairs with off-white fabric cushions, purchased for our downstairs family room.

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Fifth Book in Local History Series Is About First Washington Newspaper
Posted: August 20, 2014

The Washington Historical Society announces the release of the fifth book in the Washington Historical Series featuring local history.

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Saturday 08/16/2014
‘It Made Me Feel Like I Can Do Anything’
Posted: August 16, 2014

Wearing two bronze medals around her neck and a big smile across her face, 8-year-old Gracie Greenhoff has a look like she can overcome any challenge.

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Thursday 08/14/2014
New Port Presbyterian Church to Celebrate 170th Anniversary
Posted: August 14, 2014

New Port Presbyterian Church, Washington, will celebrate its 170th anniversary with a community event Saturday, Aug. 23, beginning at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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