Alton Monument Skirts Controversy -- So FarObelisk marks final resting place for hundreds of Confederate soldiers.
Congressman Clay Speaks Out on Local, National IssuesCongressman Lacy Clay is pitching his own unique plan for dealing with the controversial statue in Forest Park that depicts a Confederate soldier going off to the Civil War.
Nonprofit Reaches Fundraising Goal for Gateway Arch Upgrade A nonprofit coordinating a $380-million renovation of the Gateway Arch grounds in St. Louis says it has reached its fundraising goal of $250 million.
St. Louis' Iconic Gateway Arch Poised for 50th BirthdayThe world's tallest arch and St. Louis' famously defining feature, along the Mississippi River's western bank, officially celebrates its 50th birthday on Wednesday.
Commission Chastised for Covering Jesus Symbol on MemorialThe Boone County Commission is being urged to overturn a decision to cover a Christian symbol on a monument to Columbia-area soldiers who died in Operation Desert Storm.
No Committee for Forest Park Confederate Memorial Relocation DecisionRoth says there are three options: Do nothing, leave it there with an interpretive plaque, or move it someplace else.
Clay Urges St. Louis Mayor to Take Down Confederate MemorialClay, of St. Louis, sent a letter to Slay on Monday urging removal of the 32-foot-tall granite memorial. He said in the letter that symbols "associated with this country's racist, oppressive past should not be elevated or displayed in public places.''
Confederate Memorial in Forest Park VandalizedSlay is now tweeting it's time to also rename the nearby Confederate Drive in Forest Park, calling it either Freedom Street or Justice Drive.
Mayor Slay Moving Forward with Confederate Monument CommitteeThe monument was erected more than 100 years ago and came at a cost of $23,000 after the Ladies' Confederate Monument Association spent 15 years raising the money.
UPDATE: Higher Reward for Information on Veterans MonumentA higher reward is being offered for information regarding damage to the O’Fallon, Illinois, City Veteran’s Monument.
Honoring War Dead Near SwanseaA monument honoring eight veterans buried in a Metro-East cemetery has been dedicated.
Gateway Arch in Good HealthThere's been talk lately of rust and discoloration on the Gateway Arch as signs that five decades of St. Louis weather are taking their toll. Results out this week are offering new assurances that the Arch is doing just fine.