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Mensur Koso Selected As a Senator for American Legion Boys Nation

St. Louis, MO – Mensur Koso, an incoming senior at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri, has been selected as a senator for American Legion Boys Nation in the Washington, D.C. area, July 17-24. [...]

July 16, 2015 Stories

Ibrahim Vajzovic Joins Midwest BankCentre Legal Board of Directors

St. Louis, MO (June 29, 2015) – Ibrahim Vajzovic, president of Vajzovic Real Estate, LLC has been elected to the Midwest BankCentre Legal Board of Directors.  [...]

July 14, 2015 Stories

Remembering Mirela Ahmetovic

I had the honor of sharing the stage last week with Elvir Ahmetovic, who survived the war and genocide in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica 20 years ago this month by living in a small cellar with his parents and [...]

July 14, 2015 Stories

‘Unfortunately help always comes a little too late:’ St. Louis Bosnians remember Srebrenica massacre

Elvir Ahmetovic, 33, is a teacher in the St. Louis public school system. Twenty years ago, he was a child living through an event that has been called the largest civilian slaughter on European soil since the holocaust. [...]

July 10, 2015 Audio, Stories

A Bite of Culture – Saeger Middle School hosted its Celebration of Nations

With the increasing amount of connectivity, the world just keeps getting smaller and smaller. The importance of understanding and appreciating the cultures of those around us has been heightened because of that. The United States of America is known as [...]

May 29, 2015 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

Washington People: Sead Ademovic

Sead Ademovic jokingly describes himself as “the most hated person on the campus.” He is the one who stuffs those dreaded yellow envelopes with $10, $30, sometimes even $500 parking tickets. Those big fines are for scofflaws who tamper with [...]

May 17, 2015 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

Allegations of St. Louis terrorism support rooted back in Bosnian War

In one picture, Ramo Pazara is the picture of casual cool. [...]

April 12, 2015 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

SLU star Kristo signs with Italy’s Spezia

Robbie Kristo, a three-time All-American at Saint Louis University, has signed with Serie B club Spezia in Italy. Kristo, the first player since Brian McBride (1990-93) to lead the Billikens in scoring all four years, has been in Italy on [...]

February 15, 2015 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories

Q&A: Grbic Family Triumphs Sibling Rivalry Episode Of ‘Guy’s Grocery Games’

Last weekend, the three siblings of family-owned, Eastern European dining destination Grbic Restaurant and Banquet Hall competed on an episode of the Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games: Family Style.” The show featured three rounds of cooking challenges presented by host Guy Fieri and [...]

January 14, 2015 Stories

Traditional Bosnian folk music with Edo Sadikovic

When Edo Sadikovic straps on his accordion, audiences fall silent. Then, it is time to sing and dance. He specializes in a genre called Sevedah, traditional to his native Bosnia. Fans can recognize the slow and passionate melodies. [...]

December 26, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, Stories, Video