Since he was a young child creating airplanes and landing strips with Legos, Harold Hogarth has used his mind and his gift for building outside the box to create helpful inventions. “I’m a natural. I can go into a…

Laura Corirossi performed a self-breast exam every morning in the shower. On November 3, 2016, Corirossi rolled over in bed and felt a lump the size of a marble in her breast. “I was frantic and I got in…

Most families call an apartment, a house,  or condo a home.  Several individuals have made a home in the most unlikely place—under a bridge in St. Charles County. A group of men and women have set up camp underneath…

Jeff and Susan Sams take partnership to an entirely different level. You could say that Jeff and Susan Sams are one of those great love stories you’ve read about. The St. Charles couple has been happily married 27 years,…

By the time she was 10 years old Jessie Gilroy was pouring through her mom’s old cookbooks in search of new recipes. “I started cooking when I was really little. I’ve just always loved cooking, and I can’t imagine…

Sharon Anderson Wright was only a child when she got involved in the family business. She is now the president and chief executive officer of the 45-year-old company, Half Price Books.   “I helped install the first store when…