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Monarch F.D. Board Makes Controversial Hire

New deputy chief is man who was fired two years ago over discrimination case


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Monarch Firefighters, Fire Board At Odds Over Open Meetings

Is the board playing politics or providing transparency for taxpayers by making meetings open? It depends who you ask.


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Controversy Continues in Monarch Fire Protection District

No end in sight with the ongoing battles between the Monarch Fire Protection District Board and its employees. The latest controversy surrounds the elimination of the Public Education officer position.


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Monarch Firefighters Again Feud With Fire Board

The board cited budget concerns in firing its PEO but then voted to acquire $5 million insurance policies for board members.



UPDATE: Monarch Firefighters Allowed to Wear Pink T-Shirts This Month

At the meeting on Tuesday night, residents lined up to speak, demanding that firefighters be allowed to wear pink shirts to support breast cancer awareness and the Pink Heels campaign.



Charlie Brennan – Friday, August 30th – Walter Trout, Blues Guitarist; former Mo. State Sen. Jane Cunningham; and Glenn Koenen on Mo. Senate Bill 251

Charlie talks with Blues Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter Walter Trout about his upcoming appearance in St. Louis; and with former Mo. State Sen. Jane Cunningham; and Charlie and Debbie talk with Glenn Koenen about Mo. Senate Bill 251 and firefighters.


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Concerns Aired over Monarch Fire District Expenses

A group of concerned taxpayers claims worker compensation insurance costs have gotten out of hand in the Monarch Fire Protection District.



Plane Lands Without Gear at Spirit of St. Louis

“It landed on its belly with no landing gear, slowed to a stop, safely, mind you, with moderate damage to the underside of the aircraft and propeller”


Fire broke out in the early morning hours of November 4, 2012 at the Chesterfield Place Apartments. No injuries reported. The cause is undetermined. (KMOX/Harry Hamm)

Fire At Chesterfield Apartment Complex

Fire marshal says there’s damage to 2nd and 3rd floors of Chesterfield Place, but all residents got out safely.


State Auditor Tom Schweich presents his audit of the Monarch Fire Protection District on February 15th, 2012. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Auditor Finds Fault with Bonuses, Banquet at Monarch Fire

State Auditor Tom Schweich gives the Monarch Fire Protection District a “FAIR” rating.