The Belleville City Council on Tuesday night voted to approve a TIF plan for an Illinois 15 site where developers want to build an upscale hotel, Hofbrauhaus brew pub, other restaurants, a conference center and a gas station across the highway from the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows.
Althoff reached its first baseball sectional championship since 2009 on Wednesday with a 5-3 win over the Central Cougars in the semifinals of the Class 2A Vandalia Sectional, giving the Crusaders a shot at their first sectional title since 1991.
Central High graduate Bryant Holtmann is leaving Florida State behind after a strong senior season, but hopes to help the nationally ranked Seminoles extend things all the way to the College World Series.
Lindenwood University has seen a huge jump in the number of students seeking MBA degrees at the institution. The school’s MBA program is offered at 12 of Lindenwood’s campuses, including the one in Belleville.