The Franklin County Health Department reported Friday that a 53-year-old Villa Ridge man died of COVID-19-related complications in April. He is the 173rd county resident to die of the virus since the pandemic began in March 2020. An additional 28 people are listed in the probable death category.
The investigation into the deaths of two Washington residents who died in January on Louis Street is ongoing but has reached a standstill, according to Washington Police Department Detective Sgt. Steve Sitzes.
Just two weeks into the city’s six-month trial period with Lime Scooters, Washington Traffic Commission members said Friday they plan to continue the program, which has recorded nearly 5,000 miles during 3,000 trips with 1,600 riders.
A man formerly from the Beaufort area was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Thursday for selling a lethal opiate cocktail that killed a Franklin County woman and for stealing railroad car bracing.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials may have to increase the amount of water released into the Missouri River over the next couple months to ensure there is enough water in the river for cities that rely on it for water and for barge traffic.
Just over a week after debuting in Washington, electric scooters are getting mixed reviews from city officials despite higher-than-expected ridership numbers, according to comments made during Monday’s Washington City Council meeting.
A national shortage of chlorine is expected to make waves in the pool industry this summer but won’t affect the opening of the new Agnes Nolting Aquatic Complex at 201 Aquatic Circle Drive in Washington.
With the release of city-specific census data more than 200 days away, officials in Washington, Pacific and St. Clair are optimistic that results will show stable population growth.
A Labadie man who is accused of statutory sodomy and furnishing pornographic material to someone younger than 18 will have two separate jury trials this fall, according to electronic court records.
Viewers of last month's Main Street conference, which was themed “America’s Main Street Now 2021,” likely spotted Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy among those making a presentation.
Transportation advocates learned this week that the Missouri Department of Transportation is nearly ready to hire a third-party consultant to lead a study on the Highway 100 corridor from Washington to Villa Ridge.
The person behind the wheel of the fatal hit-and-run crash on Highway 100 early Sunday morning has been identified and is now facing criminal court proceedings, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol and electronic court records.
For years, the red poppy, or Remembrance Poppy, has been a symbol of the lives lost to war since World War I. This is true especially in the allied nations of Great Britain, France, Belguim, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the U.S.
Refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, couches, tables, televisions and mattresses are just some of the items that can be picked up during the citywide bulk pickup trash program, which began April 26 and goes until April 30.
On Tuesday, Washington Police Department officials released the name and photo of the man they believe pointed a gun and demanded a ride home from a Target employee as she was leaving work on Monday.
Washington’s fourth water tower likely won’t be built until sometime in 2022, according to city officials who discussed the project at Tuesday’s Board of Public Works meeting.
Attorneys for the Sullivan gas station owner accused of possessing illegal slot machines, a Class A misdemeanor, were granted a continuance on Wednesday.
About a year and a half after Scudder and Co. Coffee on Main opened its first location in Washington, the owners have started construction on a second.
After repeated problems, Franklin County is ditching its Kronos workforce management software and returning to its previous provider, Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP).
Arbor Day might not be an important holiday to every American, but to the dozen volunteers who attended Saturday’s Arbor Day observance in Washington, it’s worth celebrating.
In April of 1951, supported by a $200 loan from a girlfriend, Don Hillermann bought a load of pine trees. He stacked them in the back of his pickup truck, drove off to plant them and launched Hillermann Nursery & Florist.
A provision that would eliminate emissions inspection requirements in Franklin County and two other area counties has passed the state Senate but could still face an uphill battle.
Mercy Hospital Washington has begun offering direct scheduling for COVID-19 vaccine appointments at mercy.net/MOVaccine. Those without internet access can make an appointment by calling 833-364-6777.
First responders were dispatched Thursday evening to Hickory Lane, west of Washington off of Highway 100, to search for an unidentified individual.
With Saturday night’s announcement of country music singer Kip Moore as the final piece of the 2021 Town & Country Fair entertainment roster, the countdown to the start of the annual fair is officially underway.
A Washington man became the 15th person to win a Show Me Cash Jackpot prize when his ticket matched the winning numbers from the April 1 drawing, according to a press release from the Missouri Lottery.
A Washington-based developer received approval from the Washington Planning and Zoning Board on Monday to construct two single-family villa-style homes as part of an expansion of Hanover Place.
Among the issues discussed at Wednesday night’s Washington Parks and Recreation Board meeting were illegal vehicle parking in the grass during soccer games hosted by the Washington Soccer Academy, uncertainty over pool capacity and the need to add equipment to Main Park.
A letter of demand was sent from the city of Washington to the unidentified property owner who paid two laborers to cut down approximately 150 trees along the eastern portions of the Rotary Riverfront Trail, according to statements made by two Washington City Council members who attended Wed…
Seven people were arrested for outstanding warrants or new felony charges, which included drug or weapon offenses, at 12-4 Southwinds Circle April 9, according to a Facebook post by the Washington Police Department.
The Washington Middle School assistant principal intercepted flying tomatoes during the March 31 lunch period. That was a good thing.
At the request of Lake Washington Condo Association members, the Washington Traffic Commission is taking another look at altering traffic patterns at the Highway 100 intersection with Rabbit Trail Drive near Phoenix Center Drive.