Gander Mountain to Open O’Fallon, MO, Store

ST. LOUIS (KTRS)  Gander Mountain is coming to O’Fallon, Missouri – that’s according to investor and Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis. On his Twitter feed, Lemonis confirmed an O’Fallon, Missouri, Gander Mountain is planned and that the Gander Mountain stores in Chesterfield, Fenton and O’Fallon, Illinois will stay open. Camping World bought Gander Mountain this year…

Illinois Senate Takes No Action On Budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate has adjourned without taking action on House-approved legislation to break the nation’s longest budget standoff since the Great Depression. The Legislature plans to return Tuesday at 10 a.m. Chicago Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan has scheduled a meeting of the four legislative leaders for the same time. Republicans were no-shows…

Medical Helicopter Crashed In Southeastern Missouri

Perryville, MO  (KTRS)  An investigation is underway after a medical helicopter crashed in southeastern Missouri over the weekend. Authorities say a St. Louis Children’s Hospital helicopter was transporting  a 5-year-old patient when it crashed Saturday night near Perryville. The child and at least three crew members sustained non-life threatening injuries. Sheriff Gary Schaff says the helicopter…