Jess Bowen has been promoted to assistant vice president of retail banking at Bank of Washington, according to an announcement from L. B. Eckelkamp Jr., the bank’s chairman and CEO.

Large crowds of people are expected to fill the streets of Hermann next month as the community celebrates its annual Oktoberfest.

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The topic of hybrid learning will be brought up again this week at the School District of Washington’s (SDOW) Board of Education meeting Wednesday.

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Clad in matching red shirts, carrying signs with messages opposing mandatory masking, roughly 50 protesters converged on Washington City Hall Monday evening prior to the biweekly meeting of the city council.

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A new policy in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was approved by the Washington City Council in a 7-1 vote Monday night. It restricts the rental of city facilities, including city park pavilions, streets and other city property, for mass gathering. It goes into effect Oct. 1.  

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Dr. Tom Riechers, chief of staff for Mercy Hospital Washington, penned a letter on Monday to Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy and other city officials urging swift action to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the city.

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The downtown Washington Amtrak Train Station, which was once the seventh-busiest Amtrak station in the state, has seen ridership figures plummet in recent months as the COVID-19 pandemic rolls on.

Inspired by the success of experimental listening sessions, organizers of the new community relations board announced more sessions in the coming weeks. The first round of listening sessions concluded last night at the City Pavilion. The sessions’ main objective was to get input from Washing…

The three-year construction project for The Overlook at Weber Farms reached another milestone last week, with an additional plat, or expansion, approved by the city council.

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A proposed plan for a residential development and rezoning along Second and Stafford Streets in Washington has nearby residents raising concerns about flooding.

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The Missourian staff won 13 awards in the 2020 Missouri Press Advertising and Marketing Executives Contest. Mary Rayfield, multimedia consultant; Sarah Moore, graphic designer; Whitney Livengood, digital advertising sales manager; and the entire advertising staff were honored.

LMI Aerospace announced Thursday its plans to close its St. Charles facility and layoff the 52 employees there, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act notice filed Sept. 4.

Bank of Washington Chairman and CEO L. B. Eckelkamp Jr. promoted Kristen Spaunhorst to director of product development at the bank.

A family of four are displaced and two pets are dead following a house fire in the 2300 block of Eleanor Drive outside Washington on Labor Day.

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The month of September is known nationally as “Suicide Prevention Month” and Washington Mayor Sandy Lucy read a proclamation Tuesday at the city council meeting, recognizing September as such.

The Washington City Council approved a dispatching agreement between the cities of Washington and New Haven.

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The city of Washington’s Parks and Recreation Department is on track to have an 18-hole disc golf course at Burger Park this fall.

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Kurt Brown has been promoted to president of Brown Family Enterprises Inc.

With drivers no longer driving in circles on Circle Drive, the city of Washington is changing the name of the street.

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If you were planning to drive to Arnold Friday night for St. Francis Borgia Regional's football game against Fox, save that gas money.

Trail lovers may be able to enjoy the East Riverfront Trail this month, according to Parks and Recreation Director Wayne Dunker.

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St. Francis Borgia Regional High School sent an email to parents Friday, Sept. 4, announcing that it is returning to full-time in-person learning Sept. 21.

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A family of four are displaced and two pets are dead following a house fire in the 2300 block of Eleanor Drive outside Washington on Labor Day.

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For most, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused financial strain and hardship but for entrepreneur Logan Diebal, it has created an opportunity to expand his business ventures.

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A Washington High School graduate is front and center at the University of Missouri in seeking equality.

Jessica M. Buchman, D.O., recently joined Mercy Clinic Orthopedic Surgery located at Patients First Drive in Washington,

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They haven’t even turned on the Friday night lights at Scanlan Stadium, but some Washington High School student fans already are throwing a penalty flag.

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Less than two weeks into the school year, the School District of Washington already has been affected by COVID-19.

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Walking through the doors of Ponderosa Steakhouse in Washington was a solemn experience as customers filled their last plates of food and staff trickled in to say goodbye to co-workers before the restaurant closed its doors permanently Monday afternoon.

Bank of Washington announced Danielle Unnerstall, director of marketing and public relations officer, has been promoted to director of digital strategy and marketing, a newly created role. Unnerstall has been with the bank since 2011 and in her previous role since 2013.

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Madeline Jensen, an eighth-grade student in the School District of Washington (SDOW), was one of 16 people who addressed the school board Wednesday night over the hybrid learning model.

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Parents, grandparents, students and teachers were in attendance at last night's School District of Washington's school board meeting to address officials over the hybrid learning model.

Attendance at Washington High School home activities will be limited to participants, coaches and family members this fall.

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Hundreds of parents have come together to speak out against the School District of Washington’s (SDOW) decision to start the school year in a hybrid learning model that features rotating in-school and online learning.

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After Mercy Convenient Care in Washington transitioned into a Mercy-GoHealth Urgent Care, the facility is getting a new address.

Steven Terry II, 37, Pacific, is facing charges for felony kidnapping, domestic assault and resisting arrest, according to the Washington Police Department.

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Jacqueline Ward started as a tutor at Sylvan Learning Center, became director of the Washington franchise and is now its owner.