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Waterpark Enjoys Big Year

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com After encountering bad luck in its early days, River Rapids Waterpark has come into its own. Construction delays allowed the park to only get in 38 days after its opening in the summer of 2019. It clearly showed promise, averaging 770 visitors per day. Next, the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the…

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Holy Cross Unveils Plans For Former Funeral Home

By MARK EVANS mevans@stegenherald.com A new use has been found for a well-known downtown building. On Aug. 28, Holy Cross Lutheran Church unveiled the name “Holy Cross Lutheran Outreach Center” for the building that formerly housed Wood Family Funeral Home. “Holy Cross Lutheran Church thanks the Wood family for their many years of service to…

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Gielow gets GOP Collector Nomination

Kim Resinger Gielow defeated Lisa Klein Marschel 1,111 to 931, or 54.4% to 45.6% in the race for Republican nomination for Ste. Genevieve County Collector. In Ste. Genevieve County, Trudy Busch Valentine easily had to most votes in the Democratic race for U.S. Senator. Valentine had 41 to runnerup Lucas Kunce’s 211. On the Republican…

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Early Election Results In

With 30.8$ of the vote in, Kim Resinger Gielow leads Lisa Klein Marschel, 442 to 327 in the race for the Republican nomination for County Collector, or 57.5% to 42.5%. In absentee voting, Gielow drew 77 votes (60.2%) to 51 (39.8%) for Marschel. At the Community Center, Gielow received 75 votes to 64 for Marschel,…

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Aldermen Agree That Basler Drive Extension Is Worth Pursuing

By MARK EVANS STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD Ste. Genevieve aldermen agree that working with the county to extend Basler Drive is worth pursuing. City Administrator Happy Welch told the board of aldermen about potential plans for the project during a work session following last Thursday night’s regular meeting. Welch said he did not want to commit…

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Carson Wyatt Slinkard

Craig and Miranda Slinkard of Fredericktown, MO announce the birth of their son, Carson Wyatt at 8:00 pm, on Saturday, June 18th, 2022 at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, MO. Carson was welcomed home by Veda, age 2 yrs and Craig, age 5 yrs. He weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and was…

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R-II Board Ups Starting Teacher Pay; Looks At Lunches

By Michael Boyd Jr. STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD The Ste. Genevieve R-II School District is not waiting on Washington, D.C., to make up its mind on whether students will eat meals for free during the 2022-23 school year. For now, R-II will be accepting applications for free-and-reduced meals  –  breakfast and lunch  –  for any families…

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Sharon Marie (Price) Parker

Sharon Marie (Price) Parker, 70 years old of Ste. Genevieve, MO, died Sunday, June 19, 2022 at her home in Ste. Genevieve, MO. She was born August 25, 1951 in St. Louis, MO and was married to Gary Parker on November 6, 1970. She is survived by Daughter, Dawn (Sam) Ritter of Sainte Genevieve, MO;…

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Fish Fry

Members of American Legion Post 150 put on a fish fry last Friday for residehts of Ste. Genevieve Care Center. Among those working were were Rod Meyer, Ken Flieg, Dick Abt, Gary Huck and Virgil Boyer. (Photo by MARK EVANS/Herald staff)

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Valle Warriors to meet Plato Eagles in state softball quarterfinals

PREP SOFTBALL By Michael Boyd Jr. Herald sports editor The Valle Catholic softball team, head coached by Kurt Basler, will meet the Plato Eagles in the Class 1 state quarterfinals on Tuesday, May 17. The top-seeded and fifth-ranked Eagles defeated second-seeded and ninth-ranked Crane Pirates 5-0 in the District 4 championship game Wednesday in Fordland.…

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