Don’t miss these top stories Friday on BND.com:
▪ Jack Bauer, a man whose company, Bauer Bros. Construction, built much of Belleville as people see it today, has died. Click here to read about his company’s projects including St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, the outdoor altar at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows and Belleville City Hall.
▪ An old Belleville building gets new life as brother and sister entreprenuers open the Corner Chill and Grill at 341 Centerville Ave., former home of the Oldtimer Inn and several other taverns over the years.
▪ Remember when Cardinals fans were in a panic a week and a half ago? Me neither. St. Louis won its fifth game in a row Thursday, it’s eighth in the last 10 games, 7-3 over the Milwaukee Brewers. The Redbirds reduced their magic number to 6 to win the National League Central Division title.