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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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The Franklin County Health Department announced Thursday it would move to releasing one weekly report of new COVID-19 cases each Friday. 

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. 

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After repeated problems, Franklin County is ditching its Kronos workforce management software and returning to its previous provider, Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP).

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.