Gander Mountain will celebrate its grand opening in O’Fallon on Thursday morning. The outdoor equipment, sports and apparel store is opening its first metro-east locale at 1230 Central Park Drive in town.
Former Althoff pitcher Mike Kelley died of cancer nine days ago at age 28 and his “Refuse to Lose” approach to the illness was embodied in the way the Crusaders scratched out two runs in the eighth inning Saturday to defeat Wesclin 5-4 and win the Class 2A Dupo Baseball Regional championship.
Jeff Wright believes he has found the right stuff to treat your pets’ skin problems. The Belleville native recently resigned his position as a trainer with the St. Louis Blues after 15 years to go into business with a partner to sell skin treatment machines to pet groomers and veterinarians.
Mental health professional Linas Grybinas raised awareness Saturday about post-traumatic stress disorder by hauling three human beings to the top of the Confluence Tower in Hartford. The trip up the 180-foot tower takes 262 steps.