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A 34-year-old Union man faces felony assault and weapons charges after striking his wife Saturday and discharging a semiautomatic pistol in their home.
Because classes in the Lonedell R-XIV School District were canceled on Monday, administrators were forced to rearrange extracurricular activities scheduled for early in the week.
A Union alderman said he regrets his public criticism of a state highway official who he thought snubbed a city committee.
Lonedell R-XIV School District students will not be in school again on Monday.
Revenue for the new Franklin County Municipal Court is outpacing projections.
The United Way will hold a victory celebration next Tuesday for major corporate and individual donors.
After more than six months of building renovations, Washington Smiles Complete Health Dentistry is now open at its new location, 1111 E. Sixth St.
A citizen who is suing Franklin County over the establishment of the county’s municipal court argued his case before the Missouri Supreme Court Wednesday.
A Franklin County grand jury has issued indictments against three men who are suspects in the robbery of a Washington gas station/convenience store.
Widening Highway 47 between Washington and St. Clair is on the Missouri Department of Transportation’s radar screen, a state official said Thursday.
A county worker who was fired in June is now employed with the county again because county officials missed a deadline in the grievance process, according to the highway administrator.
St. Clair officials strongly are considering purchasing solar equipment to help power the city instead of trying to work out a lease-purchase agreement.
St. Clair school district officials are hoping the city will pitch in its fair share so a portion of Shady Street near St. Clair Elementary School can be improved to enhance safety during student dropoff and pickup times.
The deadline to submit a float sketch for the city’s 175th Birthday Parade to be held in May 2014 is quickly approaching.
Because of safety concerns with slippery streets as well as with forecasted cold and blustery weather conditions, St. Clair’s administration decided Friday morning to cancel the Lighted Christmas Parade scheduled for Saturday evening.
The 31st annual Holiday House Tour, sponsored by Downtown Washington Inc., will take place this Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Even before the first snow fell Thursday, city crews were working throughout the day to salt bridges said Brian Boehmer, assistant city administrator.
Despite a slight taste of chlorine in some areas, water in Washington is safe to drink and is not contaminated, said Kevin Quaethem, water/wastewater superintendent.
Santa arrived via Amtrak in Downtown Washington Friday evening.
Because of safety concerns with slippery streets as well as with forecasted cold weather conditions, St. Clair’s administration decided Friday morning to cancel the Lighted Christmas Parade scheduled for Saturday evening.
Most area schools have canceled classes for Friday, Dec. 6.
The Washington City Council Monday night approved the purchase of a laser level to be used primarily in the parks department.
Both the St. Clair R-XIII and Lonedell R-XIV school districts announced Thursday night that classes on Friday have been canceled.
The Meramec Valley R-III School District will join the growing number of districts that use solar energy to reduce energy costs.
A thicket of dead trees and scrubby undergrowth at the south edge of the city park that blocked any view beyond has been cleared away to reveal a shallow rustic stream bordering the park.
The city replaced 33 saplings in the median between the sidewalk and curb on West Osage that had died.
There will be three open seats on the Washington School Board in April 2014.
Student recitals at East Central College scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5 have been canceled.
The lighted Christmas tree on the bluff at Blackburn Park is one of the mainstays heralding the Christmas season in Pacific.
One local contractor who performed work on Phase 2 of the city’s fire training center asked that the council exhibit “due diligence” in selecting contractors for future projects.
As in year's past, The Missourian will feature Christmas messages from area clergy in the Wednesday, Dec. 25 issue.
The historic school records of the Augusta School District, prior to its merger with the Washington School District, will be moved to the St. Charles County government archives to be available for research.
Construction of new single-family homes is up this year in Franklin County compared to last year.
The city of Washington will continue to explore saving a pier on the south end of the bridge adjacent to the riverfront trail.
A group of model train enthusiasts want the city’s support in developing a model railroad museum in Washington.
Several area school districts have announced early dismissal today, Thursday, Dec. 5, due to inclement weather.
Washington City Council members have approved guidelines for providing city services to areas proposed for annexation in the future.
The East Central College Board of Trustees unanimously approved Monday a bid for $75,800 for two robots to be used in the industrial arts program.
Recent debate over an East Central College instructor’s attendance policy that limited a freshman volleyball player’s participation in a recent tournament produced a standing-room only crowd at Monday night’s board of trustees meeting.
A little holiday cheer — from one Washington community to another — made its way Thanksgiving morning to a central Illinois town ripped apart by a tornado.
After years of going without pay raises it looks as though Franklin County employees will get increases in next year’s budget.
Two chance encounters between a theft victim and a suspect last week led to felony charges against two people and the discovery of a methamphetamine lab.
What does it mean when neighbors share the same ZIP code?
A local Boy Scout wants to add yet another public works project to the city park system as an Eagle Scout project.
The city council has approved one-time pay adjustments for four officials whose salaries are set by ordinance.
The results are in for the Downtown Washington Inc. Holiday Parade of Lights competition.
MoDOT may utilize a low water crossing to accommodate farm equipment during construction of a new Highway 47 bridge over Lake Creek at Dutzow next year.
To assess elementary guidance and counseling needs, the Washington School District recently conducted an online survey.
The design of the roundabout on Prairie Dell Road must be changed to accommodate large tractor-trailers, according to city officials.