Tag: St. Louis City

STL County Councilman Harder introduces resolution regarding city and county merger

One St. Louis County councilman introduced a resolution on Tuesday that hopes to put the voters in St. Louis City and the County in charge of a potential merger, not the state. According to Councilman Mark Harder’s resolution, certain legislators and other individuals are seeking to impose significant and potentially damaging changes to the governmental structure of St. Louis City and St. Louis County by having the two merge. Harder said even though he was […]

Man killed in Jennings kitchen fire

JENNINGS — A 44-year-old man died in a house fire early Tuesday morning after he apparently left food cooking on the stove and was unable to extinguish the flames. Riverview Fire Chief Keith Goldstein said so far nothing is suspicious about the blaze, but that investigators are looking into the exact cause. The fire was reported after 1:30 a.m. Tuesday at 2026 Murvale Drive, near Jennings Station Road. The name of the victim has not […]

New report highlights waste and inefficiency, city and county leaders call for more cooperation

ST. LOUIS – City and county officials alike are now calling for greater cooperation between the two entities of the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County in an effort to combat inefficiency and better utilize taxpayer funds. The top two leaders of the St. Louis region, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger both endorsed the study by the nonprofit Better Together, speaking in favor of more coordination […]