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Cuivre River Electric Cooperative appoints Karen Berra as the St. Charles County District #4 Board Director 

September 20, 2022 – Guided by cooperative bylaws, the Cuivre River Electric Cooperative (CREC) board of directors appointed Karen Berra as the new board director for its St. Charles County District #4 seat. The position was vacated earlier in the year, following the resignation of Board Director Denise O’Mara, who moved out of CREC’s system.

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When to Merge Like a Zipper from MoDOT

A reminder from MoDOT on how to Merge Safely 

Merging on highways can occur on highway entrance ramps, at exit ramps connecting two major roads or at work zones or crash sites where lanes are restricted. The safest merging is to think about two lanes merging into one. Not one lane merging into the other.

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SBA Tops $15 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans for Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA has approved more than $15 million in federal disaster loans for Missouri businesses and residents impacted by severe storms and flooding that occurred July 25 – 28, 2022. According to Garfield, SBA has approved $1,483,800 for businesses and $14,286,000 for residents to help rebuild and recover from this disaster.

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NMSR and NMCC Joint Golf Tournament a Huge Success for 2022


On August 13, 2022, at the Golf Club of Wentzville, New Melle Sports & Rec and the New Melle Chamber of Commerce held their annual golf tournament benefitting youth sports and scholarships. There were 30 teams this year, one of the best years yet.
Both organizations would like to thank all the sponsors, donors, players and volunteers for their generosity in making this outstanding event possible.

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The Boone-Duden Historical Society Needs a New Home!

Submitted by Cathie Schoppenhorst, Historian

The Society has been leasing the Kamphoefner House, 3565 Mill St, New Melle, from Fred Weber, Inc., since 1993. Unfortunately, we were recently given notice that they are terminating our lease because they are placing the property on the market. We are so grateful for the use of the property for these past 29 years!

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Free Flu Shots - Drive-Through Clinic at St. Charles Community College October 21

ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – The St. Charles County Department of Public Health will partner with area organizations to provide free flu shots for those ages 6 months and older during a drive-through vaccination clinic from 2:30-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, on the Yellow Parking Lot at St. Charles Community College, 4601 Mid-Rivers Mall Drive in Cottleville.

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