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A 21-year-old Villa Ridge man was helping his father when he was stuck and killed by a tractor-trailer in St. Louis County just before 5 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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The sheriff's department is asking anyone who knows where Rebecca Bufka and Kyle Dirickson are to contact Detective Ashley Thomason at 636-583-2560 extension 1252 or e-mail at athomason@franklinmo.net.

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Nicole Reist became the first 2022 Race Across America competitor to reach Time Station 34 at Washington's Revolution Cycles. Reist, bidding to become the second female to win the overall title, passed the time station at 8:15 p.m. Monday.

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When she and her daughter each got married, Ruth Ann Smith said they partook in the tradition of putting a penny in one of their wedding shoes. However, before Tuesday evening’s presentation about German Church Books and Traditions of Marriage, Smith had no idea it was a custom that had orig…

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Brothers Tom and Steve Frichtel have listed 207 acres of farmland, wood and prime Missouri vineyards for sale in rural Warren County, across the Missouri River from Berger.

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The Union Parks and Recreation Department recently released a survey showing that its six full-time maintenance employees spent nearly 30 percent of their work hours on the city’s two largest parks — and that the Splash-N-Swimplex generated nearly $13,000 in annual rental revenue.

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At the June Union Development Corp. board meeting, Assistant City Administrator James Schmieder, also the city’s economic development director, talked infrastructure — both private and public — and how it’s helping to turn Union into a “logistics hub.”

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After 10 consecutive months of year-over-year growth, Union saw its general sales tax receipts decrease in April 2022, compared to the same month a year earlier.

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A Robertsville man is facing charges after being found with a “chopped” pickup, according to a press release from Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton. 

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The Franklin County Fair held its fourth and final day Sunday in Union. The event saw large crowds and rain Friday during the demolition derby and heat indexes over 100 on Sunday. Along with the traditional carnival rides and games, it had cornhole, livestock contests and tractor pulls.

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Hailing from the Mexican state of Jalisco, brothers Roger and Adrian Aguirre moved to the United States when they were children, but they visited every year as teenagers, returning to sample the flavors of their homeland in southern Mexico.

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DEFIANCE — If you’ve ever had an interest in trying out a shooting sport, a free event hosted by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a safe and ideal opportunity.

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Five people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 50 and Highway 185 in Beaufort, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 

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The Washington Farmers’ Market and Main Street will have a Cajun twist June 17 during the eighth annual Washington Cajun Festival put on by the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Kelly O’Malley will become Pacific’s first tourism director after being appointing during Tuesday’s Pacific Board of Aldermen meeting.

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Washington’s COVID-19 wastewater monitoring program, which looks for COVID-19 viral particles in human waste that moves through Washington’s sewage system, is showing a modest jump in the amount of COVID-19 in the community.

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The Washington School Board ended its search for the next Four Rivers Career Center director Thursday morning, hiring Philip King to take the helm at the vocational education center. 

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It has been nearly 59,000 days since the 19-year-old German immigrant Charles Facius joined the Union army and marched away from his home in rural Franklin County to fight in the American Civil War. Despite the passage of time, Facius’ surviving descendants are hoping to ensure that his name…

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal from Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the husband-and-wife attorneys whose law licenses were placed on probation for pointing guns at racial injustice protesters outside their St. Louis mansion in 2020.

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Motorists who plan to travel Interstate 170 this weekend may want to find alternative routes as crews will complete close the highway to demolish the Midland Ave. bridge, according to a press release from the Missouri Department of Transportation. 

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A woman and her boyfriend have been accused of child abuse after her 2-year-old daughter, whom the two reportedly take care of together, was found with a fractured skull, busted blood vessels in both eyes and bruises.