Ladue News Feature Stories

Ferguson Community Empowerment Center Builds a Beacon of Hope

In August 2014, the city of Ferguson was thrown into the global spotlight after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. In the days that followed the Aug. 9 shooting, a QuikTrip on West Florissant Avenue was looted and burned to the ground during a riot followed by an evening of… Continue reading Ferguson Community Empowerment Center Builds a Beacon of Hope

Dancing Astronaut

Slander discuss new EP with Kayzo, ‘Dilapidation Celebration’ [Interview]

The relationship between Slander and Kayzo goes back many years. A simple Google search reveals that while their two-track Monstercat EP is out in full on Oct. 27, their first musical collaborations date back to 2012, when all three of them were just getting started in the dance music scene. Derek Anderson and Scott Land, who make up Slander, were local DJs… Continue reading Slander discuss new EP with Kayzo, ‘Dilapidation Celebration’ [Interview]

Happily Ever After Stories

Happily Ever After: Sky and the Gottschalk Family

Once upon a time, Sky, a beautiful border collie, refused to eat. She wouldn’t relieve herself outside, stand up or play like a one-year-old pup should. She was depressed. Tammy Gottschalk had been volunteering for the Animal Protective Association of Missouri (APA) for years. She often fostered animals, but usually took home kittens. One day,… Continue reading Happily Ever After: Sky and the Gottschalk Family