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Martin J. Flieg

Martin J Flieg, 94 years old, of Sainte Genevieve, MO, died Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Ste. Gen. Co. Memorial Hospital in Sainte Genevieve, MO. He was born August 26, 1927 in Ste. Genevieve, MO ad was married to Betty Jean (Schloss) Flieg on June 24, 1950. He is survived  by Two Sons, Paul (Barb)…

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Slade Harrison Okenfuss 

Amanda and Ryan Okenfuss wish to announce the birth of their son, Slade Harrison Okenfuss, born on May 11, 2022 at 12:00pm, weighing 7lbs. 8oz. and 20-¼ inches long. Slade joins big sister, Charlotte and big brothers, Knox & Brayden. Maternal grandparents are Ken & Cheryl Schlottach of Owensville, MO. Paternal grandparents are Marty &…

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Roe vs. Wade Overturned

WASHINGTON, D.C.  –  The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade today (Friday), holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion. Going forward, abortion rights will be determined by states, unless Congress acts. President Biden denounced the decision, saying Congress should act in legislation and for U.S. citizens to act…

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Concerns Shared On Silica Mine Site

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD With the clock ticking on the permitting process between the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Nexgen Silica for a possible silica sand mining operation in Ste. Genevieve County, opponents are again becoming vocal. The DNR is expected to decide whether to grant the permit to begin mining…

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Bloomsdale Seeks ARPA

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Just as installation of their new 300,000-gallon water tower was about to begin, the Bloomsdale Board of Aldermen voted to pursue funding that could pay for the bulk of the city’s massive water project. At the June 14 meeting, the board voted to authorize Mayor Paul Monia to seek…

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A Good Cause

The annual Spring For Down Syndrome event, spearheaded by Chip Marzuco, raises money and awareness for Down Syndrome and for the Challenger youth leagues. Saturday’s events included bounce houses, face painting  and other games for kids, an antique tractor show, a monster truck car crush and the UTV Poker Run, an annual favorite. Silent and…

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Museum Hosts Tractor Cruise

The Sainte Genevieve Museum Learning Center invites tractor enthusiasts of all ages to the museum on Saturday, June 25 for a tractor cruise in. Tractors of all makes, models and sizes are welcome and will be parked along Market Street in front of the museum and even on the museum courtyard. The museum expects 40…

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In Tune

The Ste. Genevieve Municipal Band performed its third concert of the summer last Thursday night in the Valle Desert. The band plays each Thursday at 8 p.m., with no admission charged.

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Second Annual Honey Festival

The Second Annual Honey Festival and Market will take place downtown on June 25. It features live music, honey bee education, shopping and food vendors, a mead garden, and honey tastings. There will be two free concerts across from Harold’s Famous Bee Co. . Route 67, will play noon to 3 p.m.; Nashville songwriter and…

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Commissioners Investigate Changes in Boundaries

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Concern was rife for a while at the Ste. Genevieve County Courthouse last Thursday morning. An email from the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission (SEMO RPC) indicated that the changes the Ste. Genevieve Board of Aldermen were preparing to vote on this week would change the boundaries of the…

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