Day: October 26, 2017

Weber Grill Academy hosts cooking classes for experts and novices alike

For 15 eager residents of Clayton there was only one thing better than dining on pizza at lunch time: learning how to prepare it themselves on a grill. Weber Grill held the latest in a long line of cooking classes Thursday at the St. Louis Galleria. The class, hosted by the Clayton Chamber of Commerce, gave attendees a chance to try their hand in grilling pizzas on a historic Weber grill. The St. Louis location […]

One 2nd District Democrat has significant fundraising lead over other challengers

The race for the 2nd District Congressional seat is heating up as one Democrat candidate has raised serious campaign money in a bid to oust incumbent U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner. According to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) website, Cort VanOstran, a Clayton resident, now has $182,395 cash on hand to spend towards defeating Wagner, which is more than $100,000 over any other Democratic challenger. Wagner’s 2nd District, which was once a largely ignored district for […]

Mizzou emerges as top school for online courses

By Michael Layer JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –, a website which ranks online programs offered by colleges and universities in 50 states and Puerto Rico, found that the University of Missouri-Columbia was the best school in Missouri, according to their metric. The public university offered 35 online programs and had 30 students enrolled in their classes, which the website calls “distance education,” had a score of 98.92 out of 100. The website reports that it […]

RELEASE: Spire Changes Start Time of Earnings Conference Call

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As previously announced, Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR) will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, November 15 to discuss fiscal 2017 fourth quarter and full year financial results. To avoid a conflict with another webcast to the financial community within our industry, we have changed the start time of our earnings conference call to later in the morning on November 15 than we originally announced. Please note the […]

Curtman announces campaign for auditor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Rep. Paul Curtman announced late Tuesday morning that he would be running for state auditor. Curtman will be vying for the Republican nomination against David Wasinger, a notable St. Louis accountant and lawyer. “Our state auditor should be an independent-minded leader who is dedicated to accountability,” Curtman said. “I have a proven conservative record of fighting against higher taxes, wasteful spending, and the expansion of government.” Curtman, a former Marine Sergeant, […]

RELEASE: Ameren Accelerator Demo Day showcases cutting-edge energy technologies

ST. LOUIS /PRNEWSWIRE/ — Entrepreneurs from seven startups who came to St. Louis to participate in the Ameren Accelerator will take part in a demo day Thursday hosted by Ameren Corporation and its partners to showcase innovative, new energy technologies. The event is the culmination of the 12-week Ameren Accelerator program: a public-private partnership comprising Ameren, the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators that assesses, mentors and invests in energy-technology startup companies — all with a […]

JUST ANNOUNCED: Maroon 5 coming to Scottrade Center in 2018

Three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum band Maroon 5 announced Thursday the first details of their upcoming 2018 world tour, which is happening in conjunction with the release of their highly anticipated new studio album, Red Pill Blues. The first leg of the band’s Red Pill Blues world tour will kick off on May 30, 2018 and will include a stop at the Scottrade Center on September 13, 2018. Tickets for the multi-city tour are set to […]