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One-Year COVID Anniversary Cause For Reflection

Looking back at Herald issues from March 2000 (See Page 5B.) has made me reflect back upon this past year. Life really changed during that time. In February 2020, talk of a deadly coronavirus – a term I don’t think many of us had even heard before – making its way from China into other…

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Many Others Deserve Praise For Work In Boosting Town

By MARK EVANS MEVANS@STEGENHERALD.COM The thought had already been percolating in my mind that a follow up would be nice, looking at some of those who paved the way for the Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park by building the community’s heritage tourism industry and preserving our unique built heritage. Local historian Bob Mueller was of…

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Letter To The Editor: It’s Time To Expand Medicaid

To the Editor: I would like to bring to the residents of Ste. Genevieve County the idea that it is time to expand Medicaid in Missouri. This is now even more imperative with the troubling issue of a pandemic stalking us. Nineteen percent of Missouri adults living in rural areas are uninsured, compared to 12…

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May Provides Opportunity For Everyone To Be More Aware Of Mental Health

By Sharon Braun Community Counseling Center Beginning in 1949, May has been observed as National Mental Health Awareness Month for the purpose of bringing public attention to the positive aspects of mental health and their prevention and intervention. National, state and local organizations offer mental wellness activities, screenings, statistics, education and resources to promote awareness…

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Electronic Edition Viewable For Free This Week

The Ste. Genevieve Herald’s website,, was switched to a new hosting company on March 31. One of the electronic edition subscribers has raved about the switch, saying the e-edition was now easier to read than it was previously. For those who want to check it out free, the e-edition is available until Friday, when…

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Letters: Health Dept. Thanks Community For Support, Continued Cooperation

To The Editor: The Ste. Genevieve County Health Department would like to thank all members of the community for their support, cooperation and compliance of county-wide restrictions and social distancing during this current pandemic. We understand how difficult this has been for everyone, ranging from emotional issues to financial issues. As we move forward into…

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