Last week’s worst polar vortex event of the winter faded quickly as area residents now bask in spring-like temperatures. Not so in Texas, where electrical outages, burst pipes and critical equipment failures continue to plague the Lone Star State.

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Since its inception in 1911, the rank of Eagle Scout has been the highest honor of achievement in the Boy Scouts of America. Requirements include a lengthy review process, 21 earned merit badges, demonstration of leadership and an involved volunteer service project. And while membership in t…

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Singer and guitarist Walter Parks is no stranger to St. Louis. He’s visited to see the family of his wife, a Webster Groves native. He’s toured as part of The Nudes musical duo and the Swamp Cabbage band. He’s played shows alongside Woodstock opener Richie Havens. And after a recent move, he…

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Since its inception in August 2012, the Webster University chess team has ranked number one in Division I college chess. Earlier this year, the team won the 2021 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, the foremost college chess tournament in the Americas. 

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Kirkwood’s Terri Krueger recently was honored by her hometown city council for her 41-year career as a “trailblazer” for women in the news business.

For those worried they are  being left behind in a world of interactive media and augmented reality, well, worry no more. Laumeier Sculpture Park is ready to present an easy way to understand alternate timelines and parallel worlds with a new digital art exhibit.

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Singer and guitarist Walter Parks is no stranger to St. Louis. He’s visited to see the family of his wife, a Webster Groves native. He’s toured as part of The Nudes musical duo and the Swamp Cabbage band. He’s played shows alongside Woodstock opener Richie Havens. And after a recent move, he…

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Since its inception in August 2012, the Webster University chess team has ranked number one in Division I college chess. Earlier this year, the team won the 2021 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, the foremost college chess tournament in the Americas. 

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Kirkwood’s Terri Krueger recently was honored by her hometown city council for her 41-year career as a “trailblazer” for women in the news business.

For those worried they are  being left behind in a world of interactive media and augmented reality, well, worry no more. Laumeier Sculpture Park is ready to present an easy way to understand alternate timelines and parallel worlds with a new digital art exhibit.

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The way nearly 200 neighbors, and many complete strangers, have come together to show a Webster Groves woman that her kindness matters has the makings of a Hallmark holiday movie.

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A Webster Groves family is in need of a Christmas miracle as they try to raise the funds needed to place and keep  their 13-year-old son in a long-term care treatment facility following a year in and out of hospitals and shorter-term facilities.

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During the upcoming holidays as glasses are raised to celebrate the end of an unprecedented year, consider a toast to the small businesses that didn’t survive to see 2021.

Like many in the nonprofit world, supporters of the Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park have had to think on their feet during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tours of the house, designed by Wright in 1950 for Russell and Ruth Kraus, came to a halt in the spring due to social distancing protocols.

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On the morning of Dec. 5, a small crowd of children and parents gathered outside of the Walmart in Kirkwood. And while they were there to shop, it would be Kirkwood police officers who were pushing their carts and paying their bills.

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While the rest of his classmates are stuck at home, 16-year-old Ethan Peterson is taking social distancing to a new level. In August, the Kirkwood High School junior completed his first solo flight and earned his student pilot’s license.