Area News

Montelle, Augusta Wineries Win Top Medals at Contest
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

Montelle Winery and Augusta Winery, both located in Augusta, earned medals at the 11th annual Mid-American Wine Competition held at the Des Moines Area Community College campus in Ankeny, Iowa.

Pacific May Supply Traps To Residents — Due to Wildlife Issues
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

Residents of one Pacific neighborhood say they are plagued with skunks, opossums and raccoons attracted there by one animal-loving resident who routinely puts out food for feral cats.

Missouri Moves Toward Real ID Compliance
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

Real ID is moving forward in Missouri, but residents won’t see any changes anytime soon.

Pacific to Hire Mitigation Expert
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

A selection process is underway to choose a flood mitigation expert to help officials search for ways to reduce future flood damage.

Fire Department Pushing For Commercial Inspector
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The changing standards for the Insurance Services Office (ISO) mean Washington can’t continue to operate without a commercial building inspector unless it wants insurance rates to rise.

Pacific Tourism Commission Qualifications Settled
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

A new state statute on how city tourism commission members are qualified has settled a longstanding dispute between the mayor and other city officials.

Bend Bridge Work to Resume in Fall
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

County Highway Administrator Ron Williams says residents should not be alarmed about progress on the Bend Road bridge project and work should resume in the fall.

Union Looks Ahead to Next Summer Session - Happy With Summer Journey Results
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

Roughly 35 percent of Union students spent the summer trying out the Union R-XI School District’s new Summer Journey program.

Fewer Stop Signs Planned for Pacific Subdivision
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

Residents of Hawthorne subdivision who worried that the city was planning to place too many stop signs in their neighborhood have won a major concession.

Men Charged With Burglary, Tampering
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

Two county men have been charged with felonies in the theft of an ATV from a Lonedell area home.

Aldermen Move Mayor’s Report to Later on Agenda
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

In a unanimous voice vote with Alderman Greg Rahn absent, aldermen agreed to move the mayor’s report on the agenda to follow routine city business.

Casey’s Awarded Special Use Permit
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

With everything in place, the Washington City Council approved a special use permit for a convenience store off Highway 100 at a special meeting Monday night.

Some County Staff Earn Below Average
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The findings of a study of Franklin County employee salaries released Tuesday show it will take $630,000 per year to bring county staff up to the market standard in earnings.

Open House Schedule for Washington School District
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

In preparation for the 2017-18 school year, open houses and the deployment of electronic devices have been scheduled throughout buildings in the Washington School District.

‘Second Chance’ Breakfast Will Be Offered This Fall At St. Clair Junior High, High School
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

St. Clair Junior High and High School students will have an opportunity to purchase breakfast after first hour starting this fall.

Skornia Named New Emergency Chief for Washington — Begins Mid-August
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

For Mark Skornia, emergency preparedness is a lifestyle. That’s what interested him in the role of the Washington Emergency Management director.

KE2 Therm Solutions Wins Bronze Award For Excellence in Product Design
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

KE2 Therm Solutions, Washington, was recognized for excellence in product design at the 14th annual Dealer Design Awards Program.

City of Union Hires New Parks Director
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The city of Union has named a new parks director to replace outgoing director Kevin Arand who recently announced retired.

Two Pre-Fair Events This Weekend
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The Washington Town and Country Fair gates won’t open for another week, but residents can get into the spirit early with the annual Fair Run/Walk and Fair Parade this weekend.

First Responders To Escort 9/11 Exhibit to Park - Will Be on Display at Fair
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit, which will be on display all five days of the Washington Town and Country Fair, will receive a special escort when it arrives in town next Tuesday, Aug. 1.

City Officials: Airport Not Viewing Site For Total Solar Eclipse
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The St. Clair Regional Airport will not be an available to view the solar eclipse Aug. 21.

Union Third Largest District in County, Enrollment Down Slightly
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

The Union R-XI School District saw a slight dip in enrollment during the 2016-17 school year, according to a report on teacher salaries and other district facts.

Organizers Sought for Road Home Poverty Simulation Event
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

Union High School graduate Josie Arens is working to make sure a homeless awareness simulation event she hosted last year continues on in the coming school year.

Yenzer Retires From Legal Secretary Post
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

After nearly 50 years of service to the legal community, Union resident Sandy Yenzer’s days of filing are over.

Cycling Team Makes Stop at UHS
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

A 29-person cycling group rolled into Union High School’s parking lot Friday, July 21, after a 100-mile ride from Colombia.


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