Just over the Missouri border sits the small village of Sauget, Illinois. Population: 141.
“It’s right on the border. We’re about a driver, nine-iron from the river right here,” Mayor Richard A. Sauget Jr. said.
His grandfather, Leo Sauget, was the first mayor of the village when it was first established under the name Monsanto in 1926. That name changed in 1969 to honor Leo.
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