• ‘Tis The Season

    'Tis the season for making lists and checking them twice, cooking holiday meals and visiting with Sa...

  • Holiday Happenings & Santa Sightings

    Looking to have breakfast with Santa? Want a picture with the jolly old elf? Here's where you can fi...

  • Holiday Recipes

    A few favorite recipes courtesy of area restaurants – their gift to you! ...

What it takes to drain the swamp

I tune out the media on both side these days. All of the political debate from news stations and fake news outlets is pointless and a waste of time. In my opinion, any intelligent person will do the same.

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Francis Howell softball looks to go further in playoffs

There is a burning desire of wanting more surrounding the Francis Howell softball team as the Vikings prepare for the 2017 season. Howell finished 18-9 in 2016, but their postseason was halted in the sectional round by eventual state champion Troy Buchanan. This time around, the Vikings have expectations that clearly include moving past the sectional round and possibly into ...

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Health Capsules: Aug. 9

NICU opens at Progress West Hospital Progress West Hospital in O’Fallon recently debuted a Newborn Intensive Care Unit within its Childbirth Center. The unit, staffed with a team of neonatologists, pediatricians and maternal fetal medicine specialists from Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital, enables the hospital to provide care for premature babies born as early as 32 weeks’ gestation. It ...

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