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Ron Pate, Ameren Illinois’ senior vice president of strategic initiatives, will retire Nov. 1 after a four-decade career. He joined the company in 1978 as a meter reader in Monmouth. 

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Construction of the new Diamond Apartments of Jerseyville will soon be underway on the city’s south end, just west of Illinois 109 and Magnolia Lane, between Commerce Boulevard and Bluebird Lane. The 50 new units are anticipated to be ready for occupancy by summer 2022.

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In these most difficult times, BARBERMURPHY Broker Associate Mike Pierceall continues providing real estate advice to start-ups and existing businesses in his voluntary capacity as a trusted affiliate partner for the Illinois Small Business Development Center for the Metro East at Southern I…

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With a new location and additional new vendors, The Gift Box is holding a grand opening and open house the first week of October including daily specials and giveaways, followed by an Outdoor Craft and Vendor Fair on Oct. 10.

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U.S. Reps. Mike Bost (R-Illinois), Rodney Davis (R-Illinois), and John Shimkus (R-Illinois) announced the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $20.84 million grant to America’s Central Port District in Granite City. The grant will be used to fund several projects to improve infras…

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Cone Huggys owner Jeff Hughart has worked with the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Business Specialist Marti Wieland since September 2018 to successfully create and launch Ice Cream Caddie, the world’s firs…

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This year, YWCA is hosting its annual Women of Distinction Cash Raffle typically held in the spring. Raffle tickets are for sale through Sept. 30 with a drawing held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at Fahnestock Financial live on Facebook. Tickets are $10 apiece or six tickets for $50.  Tickets …