Saint Louis, MOSupermarket News

Schnuck Markets to close another converted Shop ’n Save store

This month, Schnuck Markets plans to shut down an underperforming store in Shrewsbury, Mo., marking the second former Shop ’n Save location to be shut in 2021. St. Louis-based Schnucks said Friday that it won’t renew the lease on the 77,000-square-foot Shrewsbury store, slated to expire on Nov. 13. Plans call for the location, at at 7057 Chippewa St., to close permanently at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 2.
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Shrewsbury, MOKSDK

Schnucks closing St. Louis County location

SHREWSBURY, Mo. — Residents in the Shrewsbury area will have one less grocery store nearby. Schnucks on Friday announced it’s closing the location at 7057 Chippewa Street near the city-county line by River Des Peres. The Schnucks CEO said the store, which used to be a Shop ‘n Save, has...
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Wentzville, MOSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

Wentzville apartment complex sold to new owner for $34 million

WENTZVILLE — A Minneapolis investment firm has purchased a new luxury apartment complex here for $34 million, according to St. Charles County records. Timberland Partners, a real estate investment, property management and development firm, bought Grand Central at the Junction, a 180 unit-complex at 6101 Grand Central Avenue in Wentzville, last month.
Missouri StateSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

‘I can start on the 13th’: Extra unemployment payments end this weekend in Missouri

ST. LOUIS — Tens of thousands of unemployed Missourians will see their benefits slashed or completely shut off starting this weekend. Gov. Mike Parson’s announcement a month ago that Missouri would stop participating in federally funded unemployment programs June 12 mirrors similar actions by Republican governors in 24 other states. They argue generous jobless benefits have kept potential workers on the sidelines and hurt businesses.
Grafton, ILTelegraph

Grafton restaurant owner opens market

GRAFTON — Grafton Market, a grocery store, is now open with a new owner who already seems up to the challenge of operating a business on a riverfront prone to flooding. Cory Wiemelt, who’s owned the Hawg Pit BBQ Barn since Friday the 13th in February 2019, ignored the date when he closed on the restaurant. About three weeks later, the city of Grafton experienced its second highest flood in history.

Alton dental office recognized as local business leader

Chapel and Keller Dentistry Partnership has been recognized as the RiverBend Growth Association’s Small Business of the Month for June. Located across from Alton High School at 4113 Humbert Road in Alton, the business also marks its sixth year in business in 2021. The dental office opened in July 2015...

Missouri Minute: Cerner cuts 500 jobs; St. Louis, KC airports announce new flights

St. Louis Lambert International Airport and Kansas City International Airport both announced new flights Thursday, including a nonstop from Kansas City to Cancun, Mexico, beginning in November. Airport officials tout the new routes as an optimistic sign for the industry as travel demand continues to grow. In Missouri politics, Rep. Vicky Hartzler has officially thrown her hat in the ring for the 2022 Senate race. Hartzler, who has served in Congress since 2011, joins a Republican field that includes former Gov. Eric Greitens, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and St. Louis attorney Mark McCloskey. In her announcement Thursday, Hartzler promised relentless opposition to Democrats and emphasized her history of supporting former President Donald Trump. In jobs news, two prominent Kansas City-area employers announced layoffs. Cerner will cut 500 employees, and H&R Block is shedding 90 jobs. That news came as the larger labor market continued to show signs of improvement. Weekly unemployment claims nationally once again hit their lowest level since the start of the pandemic, and Missouri’s weekly claims were near pandemic lows.
Shrewsbury, MOKMOV

Schnucks closing Shrewsbury store

SHREWSBURY, Mo. ( – The Shrewsbury Schnucks Markets, Inc. store will close later this month. The company announced Friday it would not renew the lease for the store at 7057 Chippewa Street. The store will close at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 27. The store’s 57 employees will be moved to other Schnucks locations, according to the company.
Saint Louis,

City’s First Tax Sale of the Year Scheduled for June 15

The City of St. Louis will hold it’s first tax sale of the year next Tuesday, June 15th, at 9am on the 4th floor of the Civil Courts Building. There will be four sales in 2021, and subsequent sales will take place on July 13th, August 24th, and September 21. NOTE: The City’s website lists the location of the sale as outside the 11th Street entrance, as was the case in 2020 amidst the pandemic, but the on-site bulletin indicates the location as the 4th floor.
Saint Louis,

St. Louis architecture firm names managing principal

St. Louis-based architecture firm HDA has named David Kehm as the firm’s managing principal. The newly created role is part of a larger plan to mentor new architects and expand the company’s portfolio. Before joining HDA, Kehm served in senior roles at Christner Architects for more than 10 years. With...

Route 66 Creamery Announces Spectacular New Owners Grand Opening Event

HAMEL - Route 66 Creamery announces a New Owners Grand Opening Event on Saturday, June 12 from noon until 4 p.m. It will feature entertainment by DJ Rob, Balloonatic RN, Riverbend Axe Mobile Unit, and the Hamel Fire Department, who will bring their equipment for the kids. “It has always...

Farmers' Market can double your dollars

The Alton Farmers and Artisans Market is announcing a popular program to increase their customer’s buying power. SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) recipients are encouraged to shop there, as there is grant money the organizers have received that is allowing for a better bang for their shoppers’ buck. Alton Main...
Belleville, ILTelegraph

Agritourism poised as summer travel accelerates

BELLEVILLE — With people ready to travel and summer vacations starting, Illinois agritourism is prime for the newest tourism trends – outdoors, family oriented, road-trip accessible and food, especially local food. “People are excited to do family activities on the farm. They’ve been with their families inside and they want...
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Busey Wealth Management Named to St. Louis' Largest Trust Companies

CHAMPAIGN – Busey Wealth Management is proud to be recognized on two lists of St. Louis’ Largest Trust Companies in the St. Louis Business Journal. Busey ranked 12th out of the 20 largest national trust companies with St. Louis area operations, based on total trust assets under management as of December 31, 2020, and 5th out of the 11 largest St. Louis area trust companies, based on local trust assets under management as of December 31, 2020. “With a tremendous amount of experience Continue Reading