Germany's Bayer in Talks to Buy Crop Seeds Company MonsantoSt. Louis-based Monsanto said late Wednesday that it was reviewing Bayer's proposal.
Valley Park Wastewater Treatment Facility Pumping Water AgainPartial water treatment is expected to start by week's end, but full treatment will not be done until the end of next week.
Granite City Steel Company Lays Off Hundreds of WorkersLayoffs kicked in for roughly 500 workers, and about 2,000 will be sent home in the coming weeks, according to Dave Dowling, Subdistrict 2 director for the Steelworkers Union.
US Steel Contract Deal Won't Stop Granite City ShutdownLayoffs are due to begin Sunday, two days after Christmas.
2 Petitions Planned to Ease Missouri Marijuana LawsThe statewide initiative would amend the Missouri Constitution to allow patients to use small amounts of marijuana for medicinal needs.
Defense Secretary Carter Thanks Boeing Defense Workers"I think people give insufficient attention to the kind of innovation that is going on every day at Boeing here," Carter said, "and I know for a fact that some tech companies that I'm familiar with, and that we work with also, learn from Boeing, and not the other way around."
East STL Budget Shortfall, Medical Marijuana Farm at StalemateMayor Jackons-Hicks is reporting a $5.7 million shortfall and layoff are likely.
Mitsubishi, UAW to Work Together on Buyer for Illinois PlantMitsubishi Motors and the United Auto Workers say they will work together to look for a buyer for the central Illinois plant the company plans to close.
Mitsubishi Won't Confirm Reports of Illinois Plant SaleThe 918 union workers at the plant could be out of a job when their contract expires in August.
800 More Jobs Coming to WentzvilleWentzville Mayor Nick Guccione says North Point Development is building a 1.3 million-square-foot logistics center that will also provide some warehouse space for the nearby G.M. plant.
Plans for Plant-Science District in Creve CoeurDenny Coleman, CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, says the district would tie together all the individual elements in that area, like Monsanto, the Danforth Plant Science Center, the Helix Center and BRDG Park.
Downtown St. Louis Rooftop Farm Begins Greenhouse ConstructionThe 10,000-square-foot farm is a first for the area. The cold weather has delayed the project a bit, but this week, construction on the greenhouse begins.