Brett is a life-long resident of the St. Louis area, having grown up in a neighborhood in Bridgeton that now lies underneath the new Lambert Airport runway.
His family moved to Troy, Illinois when Brett was 14, and he graduated from Triad High School.
He attended SIU-Edwardsville, and shortly after receiving a Mass Communications degree in 1986, Brett began working at a series of ever-larger radio stations, bouncing around the St. Louis area and southern Illinois.
He has worked in St. Louis for several years, and prior to KMOX he was a reporter for the local Public Radio station, KWMU.
Brett married the former Kathy Crowe of Mascoutah, Illinois in May, 1990. Their only son, Devin Charles Blume, was born Feb. 6, 1998. The Blumes currently live near Edwardsville, Illinois.
Putting that money to work is Great Rivers Greenway, who are working to expand and preserve the River Ring, a connected system of trails and greenways throughout the region.
If it’s a bit annoying, MoDOT officials say that’s the point.
Mayor Brant Walker expects unanimous passage of a resolution calling for state and federal officials to pull the plug on any further development of a high-speed rail station in nearby East St. Louis.
For the next few weeks, fans can weigh in with their choice of eight candidates.
Investigators say evidence found during an autopsy indicated that the deaths of 50-year-old Stanley Halter and his 46-year-old wife Tammy should be investigated as homicides.
Metro bus drivers reported to work on time this morning and officials with the transit company say everything is running smoothly.
Last Wednesday night, a student was kidnapped and forced to withdraw money from an ATM.
Several Metro bus drivers called in sick this morning, leaving some routes running late as the agency scrambled to find replacements.
It’s not just the home opener—it’s also Opening Day for the Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, with a dedication ceremony set for 10 a.m., and an official opening at 11 a.m.
Interstate 64 will close beginning Friday night to remove two bridges in Chesterfield.