Friends of the Library Book Fair Aug 3-5

The Friends of the St. Charles City-County Library Book Fair will be August 3-5 at the St. Charles Family Arena. (Enter at Gate 2.) On Friday, Friends members only will enjoy advance shopping hours from 9 a.m. to noon. To enter at 9 a.m. memberships must be received by July 27. To become a Friends member, go to Memberships will also be sold on Friday after the 9 a.m. opening. From noon to 9 p.m. on Friday, admission is free and open to the public.

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Learn shotgun basics at MDC’s new Busch Shooting Range Aug. 14

Visitors will have the chance to learn the basics of shotgun shooting at this free class. 

DEFIANCE, Mo.—Ever wanted to learn what the fun and excitement of shotgun shooting is all about?  The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) new August A. Busch Shooting Range is offering beginning shotgun shooters a chance to learn the basics for free. 

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MDC’s new Busch Shooting Range offers shotgun patterning class Aug.14

Shotgun hunters can improve their success by learning how to correctly pattern their shotguns at this free class.

DEFIANCE, Mo.—Knowing characteristics of ammunition and shot spread is crucial to a shotgun hunter’s success.  Before heading out into the field, it is important to pattern a shotgun to get an appropriate pattern for the game being hunted. The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) new August A. Busch Shooting Range and Education Center is hosting a class that will help hunters do just that. 

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Board of Aldermen Meeting Focuses on Various City Projects

By Ida Hoffmann-Randall 

The July New Melle Board of Alderman meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m. Roll call was taken, with all present, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. 

Mayor Rich West requested New Business, item one, be moved before open forum, since Art Genasci had also attended the Planning and Zoning meeting. The amended agenda was seconded, approved and passed 4-0-0.

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New Melle Planning and Zoning Meeting – July 10

The July Planning and Zoning meeting, held at a special time on July 10, began with a roll call. Chairman Ken Birk, Mayor Rich West and Alderman Don Hendrich were present. Due to a lack of quorum, it was decided to rearrange the meeting to begin with open forum and open discussion of old and new business, but not of anything that would require a vote. Discussion revolved around the Quarry Wine Garden sign.

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