- A Whopper of an honor: Local company named top Burger King franchisee (11/15/17)3
- Southern Illinois farmer's grapevines destroyed by dicamba; four years of work lost (10/29/17)2
- Aldi store reopens after renovations (11/14/17)3
- Residents view pedestrian bridge as eyesore; city manager says it's designed to rust (11/13/17)8
- Decisions coming soon on steel mill, smelter in New Madrid (11/17/17)1
- Federal jury finds surgeon Fonn guilty of kickback scheme (11/10/17)4
- State audit: Bollinger County tax levies violate state law; county commission disagrees (11/17/17)3
- Cape native co-directs Thanksgiving-related indie film, 'Drinksgiving' (11/17/17)
- Son of Westboro Baptist Church patriarch discusses abuse, faith (11/15/17)6
- Scott City council hires former SEMO public safety director as city administrator (11/15/17)
Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Mo., one of the oldest Lutheran parishes in Missouri, lost its steeple in a storm last May. That steeple had weathered the wind since the 1850s. Parishioners immediately began making plans to restore the steeple. Their efforts were rewarded last week when crews used tall cranes to hoist the newly reinforced steeple back to where it belong.
Hats off to Trinity Lutheran for its many years of service to Altenburg, one of the prettiest towns in Southeast Missouri.