Bangert on the cover of the RFT in 2001.Bill Bangert the former mayor of the tiny St. Louis municipality of Champ (pop. 14) died Tuesday at the age of 87. Before falling ill to Parkinson's disease in recent years, Bangert had once considered himself to be "world's strongest mayor" -- physically. ... More >>
Forest Park plays host to a highland fling
Bill Bangert wanted a world-class domed stadium in St. Louis County, but all he got was a tiny town. Now the 77-year-old dreamer is back in Missouri with a few more nutty ideas.