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The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is hosting a public information meeting Thursday, Dec. 1 to share the results of a traffic study it commissioned to improve traffic flow and safety along a nine-mile stretch of Highway 100 from St. Johns Road to Route AT.

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Franklin County is aiming to get personal property and real estate tax bills in the mail by the first week of December after approving a temporary agreement with its former information technology provider.

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A long planned family-style home and school is among the nonprofit agencies seeking American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) assistance through Franklin County.

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Liz Henderson didn’t have to ask the residents of Grandview Healthcare if they were enjoying every lyric of Garden Party’s concert on Monday afternoon. Instead, all she had to do was look at the faces of the more than 30 nursing home residents to see that they were enjoying every beat of the…

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The chambers of commerce in Union, Washington, St. Clair and Pacific played host to their first candidate forum Oct. 26.

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Franklin County officials are considering providing residents with the ability to make emergency calls using text messaging.

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A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit brought by the parents of an Autumn Hill State School student, whose parents alleged that their child had been abused more than 200 times by a First Student bus driver. 

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Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney Matthew Becker, as well as prosecuting attorneys from across the state, are asking voters to vote against the ballot measure that would legalize recreational marijuana in Missouri on Nov. 8.

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“We love our agency and what we do, but as far as being compensated, we’re not appreciated and valued as much as we should be,” said Marissa Riegel.

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East Central College President Jon Bauer now has more say in Jefferson City, with his appointment last month as chairperson of the advisory committee for the state’s Coordinating Board for Higher Education (CBHE).

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Representatives from multiple law enforcement agencies recently conducted an annual compliance check on the 288 registered sex offenders residing in Franklin County, according to Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton. 

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A missing man, who suffers from a traumatic brain injury, was found Saturday after an hourslong search by the Franklin County Sheriff's Department, Jefferson County K9 unit, Boles Fire Protection District and St. Louis County Aviation.

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Less than two months after taking on information technology responsibilities for Franklin County, Washington-based NOC Technology made a costly recommendation. And more purchases could be coming.

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A Gerald woman is in stable condition in a St. Louis Hospital after being struck twice by two different cars Tuesday evening on Highway 100 near Washington Heights Drive.

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With it looking less likely that the federal government will continue to cover the cost of student meals, the Union R-XI School District is serving up free breakfasts.

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The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have categorized COVID-19 levels in Franklin County as “medium.”

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The city of Union plans to open the Denmark Road bridge across Birch Creek to car traffic on Saturday, Aug. 20, City Administrator Jonathan Zimmermann said at the Aug. 4 Union Development Corp. board meeting.

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After expressing concern earlier about the future of the planned $12 million Union Expressway, Union officials say the project is moving forward.

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The international monkeypox outbreak has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. While there have been some cases in the St. Louis area, there have been no reported cases in Franklin County.

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After nearly two decades, federal inmates awaiting trial or sentencing are once again slated to be housed at the Franklin County Adult Detention Facility.

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With Franklin County’s existing election equipment hitting its out-of-date mark next year, county commissioners are spending $413,910 on new equipment.

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A new face will be representing the newly redrawn state House District 119 when the General Assembly convenes in 2023.

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Ryan Helfrich, who was appointed to the county's judiciary in December, won Tuesday's Republican primary election to retain his seat as the Division 5 associate circuit judge.

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Restaurant owner and Washington resident Ben Brown won the Republican primary for District 26's state senate seat Tuesday.