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By Dana Kazel on 11/16/2015 12:52 PM
The need for foster families in St. Louis County remains at an all time high, as is the situation in many counties around the state. Commissioner Patrick Boyle wrote this piece about what the County Board is doing to address the situation.
By Dana Kazel on 10/26/2015 10:40 AM
Election Day 2015 is November 3. What do you need to know before you vote? St. Louis County Auditor Donald Dicklich has answers to the questions his office hears the most.
By Dana Kazel on 9/28/2015 7:58 AM
 It's no easy task to develop and manage a $350 million budget that delivers a wide range of services to 200,000+ residents spread across 7,000 square miles. In fact, it's a year-round job. One key part of it is determining how much of that budget will come from property taxes. Board Chair Pete Stauber and County Administrator Kevin Gray share the good news that most residents will see their property taxes go down in 2016.
By Dana Kazel on 9/24/2015 3:40 PM
Chances are you've seen them.(Perhaps you've even driven over a rumble strip a time or two, before the jarring vibration gives you a jolting reminder to get back in the correct lane.) A new video explains their purpose and proven effectiveness.
By Dana Kazel on 8/31/2015 9:45 AM
The Bridge to Health survey will be mailed out this week. Why should you care? And why is it important to respond? Public Health Director Amy Westbrook explains some of the positive health changes that have come to our community as a result of past surveys.
By Dana Kazel on 8/3/2015 11:09 AM
Did you know that in most work zone crashes, it's not the worker who gets hurt. It's the motorist. One more reason motorists should put down their phones and pay attention when traveling through road construction areas.
By Dana Kazel on 7/16/2015 1:42 PM

An exciting day in St. Louis County! In the words of Public Works Director Jim Foldesi, "With the completion of Highland, we have finished what we set out to do. All flood-damaged road and bridge projects under the jurisdiction of St. Louis County are now complete."
By Dana Kazel on 7/8/2015 2:49 PM

Do you love kids, want to work from home and operate your own business? If so, then consider opening a licensed family daycare. Karen Mehelich of St. Louis County Public Health and Human Services answers the most frequently asked questions about the licensing process.
By Dana Kazel on 7/6/2015 11:50 AM
Just what is an Open Streets event? You may think it's a block party or street fair, but it's much more with broader, healthier goals.
By Dana Kazel on 7/2/2015 8:36 AM
By day, they're social workers, attorneys, office administrators and more. But away from work, they're runners, and together they helped St. Louis County finish third in this year's Grandma's Marathon Corporate Challenge.
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