Community News

Thunderstorms Pack High Winds, Toppling Trees And Leaving Many Without Power

Friday morning thunderstorms downed trees, forced road closures and caused power outages throughout the St. Louis area. Wind gusts reached up to 60 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

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Recent Features From The Times & Word Newspapers

Local Naturalists Fight To Save The Monarch Butterfly

Kirkwood's Susan Burk has taken on the unusual task of raising monarch butterfly caterpillars, a job necessitated after monarchs migrated to the area before their milkweed food source fully emerged.

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Nature Notes

Karen Haller loves wildflowers but she's reluctant to name favorites, just as a mother hesitates to name favored children. On the other hand, Webster Groves Nature Study Society (WGNSS) has not a bit of hesitancy in naming her as their 2017 favorite.

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Kirkwood Names Its Favorite Buildings

The city of Kirkwood held its 19th annual Favorite Building Awards event on Wednesday, May 10. Following are the 2017 award winners.

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More Community News

County Prescription Drug Program Operational

St. Louis County's Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is now operational, having gone online on April 25.

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Class Of 2017

Seniors from the Kirkwood High School Class of 2017 made their way to the stage to receive their diplomas on Saturday, May 13, at the Chaifetz Arena on the campus of Saint Louis University.

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Community Days Site Agreement Reached

At its May 16 meeting, the Webster Groves City Council approved a one-year cooperation and use agreement regarding use of the Moss Field parking lot for the annual Community Days carnival.

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Community Spotlight

Renovated Kiener Plaza Reopens May 19

The new Kiener Plaza will reopen to visitors with a ribbon cutting at noon on Friday, May 19, and a community celebration on Saturday, May 20, from 11 a.

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University City Memorial Day Run Monday, May 29

Registration is now open for the 43rd Annual University City Memorial Day Run to be held Monday, May 29. The annual run starts at the University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar Blvd.

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Columnists

Why Cleaning Is Slow Work

If you have ever been involved in an archaeological dig at an ancient Indian burial ground, you know what it is like to clean out your parents' home.

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An Open Letter To The Class of 2017

Dear Graduates, Congratulations on achieving this milestone.

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Lost Treasures Noted

Mother's Day celebrations are upon us. Plenty of local folks will take moms and grandmas to the annual Art Fair at Laumeier Sculpture Park in Sunset Hills this weekend. About 15,000 visitors are expected this year.

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Local Election Coverage

APRIL 4 ELECTION RESULTS - St. Louis City

Following are the results of the April 4 election in St. Louis City:

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Times Sports

Goalie Scores To Win District Soccer Championship For Webster Girls

As a young girl, Megan McClure watched Webster Groves High School games from a tree stand located next to Selma Field. Some 10 years later she would become a standout goaltender for the Statesmen.

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High School Scoreboard - Published May 19, 2017

Baseball Tuesday, May 16 - Class 5, District 4, Championship SLUH 1 - St. John Vianney 5 Tuesday, May 16: Class 4, District 3 - Championship Lutheran South 6 - Union 3 Tuesday, May 16: Class 5, District 2 - Championship Rockwood Summit 5 - Oakville 4 Monday, May 15 - Class 5, District 4, Semifinal St.

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St. John Vianney Wins District Title

St. Louis University High School (SLUH) was threatening. The Junior Billikens had the bases loaded with one out. They were trailing 5-1 to host St. John Vianney in the top of the sixth inning of the Class 5 District 4 baseball championship on May 16.

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