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Since 1858, the BND has provided readers with local content not found anywhere else. Its core market includes St. Clair and Madison counties, along with parts of Clinton, Monroe, Randolph, Washington and Bond counties. The BND is the #1 source for local news, sports and entertainment in the St. Louis metro east.


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Classified “Private Party” liner ads: Small, text-only ads placed by individuals, not businesses. Yard sales, cars and other items for sale, homes for sale by owner. These ads must be prepaid by credit card or at the BND office by check or cash. Contact: Julie Ambry, Classified Supervisor at 618-239-2623 or

Help-wanted ads placed by businesses. Contact: Sharon Peterson at 618-239-2478.

Display ads for Automotive: Larger ads normally placed by businesses. Contact: Maria Dohogne at

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Local Retail Advertising: Display ads placed by businesses, political and nonprofit groups based in the Metro East. Contact: Maria Dohogne at 618-239-2550 or

National Retail Advertising

National Retail Advertising: Display ads placed by businesses and ad agencies located outside the BND’s area of circulation. Contact: Karen Latta at 618-239-2628 or

Digital Advertising

Internet Advertising, including banner ads, search engine marketing and targeted display advertising. Contact: Maria Dohogne at

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Insert rates, acceptable sizes, zoning options, quantities and scheduling. Contact: Maria Dohogne at

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Weekly Publications

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