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Spirit of Peoria Paddleboat Makes Beautiful Fall Sightseeing Tours

Story and photos by Nichole Richardson

nicole on Spirit of PeoriaArchitect Alan Bates did not disappoint when he designed the layout for the famed Spirit of Peoria paddleboat. Built in 1988, the 275 ton, 385 passenger lady offers a host of cruises that explore the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers.

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Hazelwood turns out to honor returning Marine

   MARINE CPL Dominique Johnson arrived home from Iran on Aug. 25 and was honored with a parade in Hazelwood. Here he rides (in front car) in a specially designed 2017 Toyota Tacoma from Bommarito Automotive Group.

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Still Life at St. Louis Outlet Mall; New Venues, More in the Plan Stages

Story and photos By Ralph Schaffer

A new wholesale mattress store has opened in the St. Louis Outlet Mall this year.

A new wholesale mattress store has opened in the St. Louis Outlet Mall this year.

The St. Louis Outlet Mall opened its doors in 2003 as St. Louis Mills Mall, and many tenants have came and gone within the past 14 years. The amount of vacant space in recent years has been on the rise, with the few tenants remaining, being far and few across the six “neighborhoods” on the property. But there is still several of signs of life at the mall.

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Florissant Seeking Grant For Park Improvements at Manion Park

By Carol Arnett

florissant Governemtn building   The Florissant City Council had a light agenda last week, with no communications, public hearings, or old business. They did, however, pass one resolution and four bills.

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Eclipse photos by Dan Lindsey

Ind News Eclipse pics-4Eclipse Time Lapse photos

Camera used was a Nikon D300 w/ AF Nikkor 70-300mm Lens @f/22. using the ‘Solar Eclipse Timer’ app which uses voice prompts at event intervals Shot in the metro area at a location that had 1 minute, 46 seconds of Totality.                             Photos by Dan LindseyInd News Eclipse pics-3-1

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Hazelwood Green Committee’s Reward Residents For Turning In Pledge Cards

Hazelwood resident Titus Reed was excited about winning his prize for turning in his recycling pledge card.  When he came to pick up his two Home Field Box Seat tickets to the St. Louis Cardinals’ home game on August 24, he was dressed in Cardinals’ gear and ready to go.

Hazelwood resident Titus Reed was excited about winning his prize for turning in his recycling pledge card. When he came to pick up his two Home Field Box Seat tickets to the St. Louis Cardinals’ home game on August 24, he was dressed in Cardinals’ gear and ready to go.

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