Business

Adults with disabilities find more than a job at a company with a larger mission

Pictured above: Heartland Industries employees around 160 people, including full-time, part-time and temporary staff. At any given time, there are around 120 employees working. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A South County business has been providing the opportunity for adults with developmental disabilities to work and form a community since

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Loop Trolley set to derail without new county cash

Pictured above: County Executive Steve Stenger did not attend the March 12, 2015 groundbreaking for the Loop Trolley. Officials in attendance, from left, were Les Sterman of the Loop Trolley Committee; Susan Trautman, executive director, Great Rivers Greenway; St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay; Joe Edwards; Mokhtee Ahmad, region administrator of Region 7 for the Federal Transit

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Webster Subaru wants Sunset Hills move

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Webster Groves Subaru may be moving to Sunset Hills. The dealership could relocate to the former Johnny Mac’s Sporting Goods store at 10100 Watson Road after the Sunset Hills Planning and Zoning Commission voted to approve recommending to the Board of Aldermen a conditional-use permit for the dealership. The

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Mehlville to hold its first classified job fair

The Mehlville School District is hiring. The district will host a classified job fair Monday, Oct. 14, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Nottelmann Auditorium at Mehlville High School, 3200 Lemay Ferry Road. The district is hiring employees for school food and nutrition, maintenance, transportation, facilities and technology. Employees receive retirement benefits, health, vision,

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Page wants prevailing wage for county projects

Pictured above: County Executive Sam Page signs ethics reform executive orders into law in September in the county executive’s office. Photo by Erin Achenbach. St. Louis County Executive Sam Page announced last week that he will request that the County Council enact an ordinance requiring contractors to pay a prevailing wage on projects where St. Louis

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Applications pour in to state for new medical marijuana facilities

Pictured above: HCI Alternatives, a medical marijuana dispensary located in Collinsville, Illinois. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Missouri has received 2,267 applications for medical marijuana facilities and businesses, which means the new statewide industry may soon be coming to South County and Jefferson County. The state brought in over $13

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Top 10 things to know about the St. Louis Wheel

Pictured above: Overlooking Union Station from the Wheel. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The much-anticipated St. Louis Wheel, the 200-foot Ferris wheel next to Union Station, will open to the public for the first rides Monday. The first ceremonial rides happened Tuesday, with Mayor Lyda Krewson catching the first spin around

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‘St. Louis Wheel’ opens next week

The St. Louis Wheel, the Ferris wheel at Union Station that is the latest addition to the St. Louis skyline, will open to the public next week. The 200-foot-tall Wheel, carousel and mini golf will open to the public at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30. The Soda Fountain ice-cream parlor located in the former Hard

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