To help fight the nursing shortage and aid high school students’ transition into their careers, Mercy Hospital and Four Rivers Career Center are teaming up to pay students for their clinical work in the Earn While You Learn program.
Reversing a 2019 decision, the Washington City Council voted Monday night to implement a parking lot rental program that will allow individuals, civic organizations and others to rent city-owned parking lots for private and public events.
When voters passed a 30-cent property tax on Aug. 2, 2016, it was promised that a new station and truck would be delivered within five years, according to Washington Fire Chief Tim Frankenberg.
Coming off the only canceled fair in a 90-year run last year, organizers are anticipating the 2021 Washington Town & Country Fair will welcome the community tradition back with a firm exclamation point. Early indicators have the fair on track to meet and even potentially top previous rec…
The remnants of more than 120 trees, cut without permission on the city’s riverfront in February, will be removed later this year, according to a deal brokered between the city, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and attorneys representing the property owner…
Franklin County has 22 dispatcher positions, though only 19 are filled. Washington, which New Haven contracts with, has nine dispatchers. Sullivan and Pacific each have five.
For more information about the United Way’s 2020 campaign and the five pilot companies chosen for 2021, see the special supplement in this weekend's issue of The Missourian.
Bob Merlis, the band’s publicist, told The Missourian Friday morning that the Washington show will still take place. Substituting for Hill on bass guitar will be Elwood Francis, Hill’s longtime guitar technician and a close friend of the band, Merlis said.
First responders were called to the Washington riverfront just before 2:30 p.m. for a river rescue Wednesday, July 28, after a man was swept away by the Missouri River.
Although still a week out from the Washington Town & Country Fair's official Aug. 4 start date, excitement is building for this weekend's parade and kick-off party.
The haze lingering in the sky the past couple days around the St. Louis area, including in Franklin County, is smoke originating from wildfires in the western U.S. and southwestern Canada, according to the National Weather Service.
These days it seems like you can put any word in front of “shortages,” and it will ring true: toilet paper, labor, lumber. Recently, restaurants have had to add ingredients to that list.
A Washington man who as a teenager was part of a 2018 shootout between two vehicles at Highways 100 and 47 has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation after brokering a plea deal with the Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.
As the heat rises and people flock indoors to the air conditioning, those without air conditioning rely on city-run cooling centers.
Frick’s Quality Meats announced Wednesday that two-thirds of its production employees will be seeing up to a $3-an-hour wage increase beginning Monday, July 19.
Customers will walk by four 12-foot skeletons adorned in pirate costumes to enter Treasure Aisles Outlet, set to open in St. Clair in early August.
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) congratulates Robert “RJ” Audrain IV of St. Louis for catching the latest state record longear sunfish under alternative methods. Audrain was fishing from a private pond in Franklin County July 3 when he caught the 5-ounce fish. …
The Franklin County Health Department reported 104 new cases of COVID-19 from July 17 to July 23, the highest number reported since the county moved to weekly instead of daily reports in May.
Union is considering using federal stimulus money for a system it hopes will draw more commercial businesses to the city.
In her annual lab, Four Rivers Career Center teacher Melissa Ziegler shows students how to transfer jellyfish genes into E. coli until the bacteria glow under a black light.
Out-of-towners interested in staying in Washington on the nights of Aug. 4 through Aug. 8 might be out of luck; fairgoers have area hotels nearly booked up.
A pair of short-term rental properties in Washington will soon hit the market after the Washington City Council voted Monday to issue special permits allowing the Locust Street homes to operate as short-term rentals.
A proposed zoning change in downtown Washington was the focal point of Monday’s planning and zoning commission meeting, with the owner of an iconic Washington business expressing his frustration for not being included in the downtown zone.
Union Pacific has released a more detailed schedule showing when the “Big Boy” No. 4014, the world’s largest steam engine, will be coming through the Franklin County area.
The annual Washington Father Seisi Council Knights of Columbus picnic is back this weekend for its 54th year, and the hosts have gobs of fun planned for attendees.
For almost 20 years, callers to the Washington Historical Society were almost always greeted with a friendly and well-practiced “Museum, Marc speaking.”
Washington's Compost Center will have extended hours of operation following a series of storms Friday evening and early Saturday morning, according to a press release from the city.
After balking at low offers for county-owned land earlier this year, Franklin County commissioners approved seven sales at their Tuesday meeting.
More than a dozen Washington-area families said they will sell their homes if a 201-unit senior living project is constructed on Country Club Road.
Some Franklin County roads will soon be getting a new surface, including one that will serve the Washington School District’s new South Point Elementary.