Stories of Uncommon Character

Welcome to your comprehensive portal to life in St. Joseph, Missouri and the surrounding region of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas. We are a thriving community made with uncommon character over 175 years. You’ll find a growing library of stories about our people, places, and events that are unique in the BEST of ways. Keep scrolling and you’ll also find the most comprehensive calendar in the city with direct links to dozens of websites in, about, and including St. Joseph.

#ANCHORED

To keep hold or be firmly fixed; can be relied on for support, stability, or security; mainstay.

#RESOLUTE

Admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering.

#Exuberant

Filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.

#GROUNDBREAKING

Something innovative, pioneering or that has never been done before.

#EXPRESSIVE

Showing a particular feeling, thought, mood; conveying a story

#BRIGHT

Full of hope and promise; intelligent.

#resilient

Able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

#EARNEST

Serious in intention, purpose, or effort; an earnest worker.

#STEADFAST

Unswerving loyalty.

#SELF-BELIEF

A feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgement.

#ARTIFACTUAL

Something made by human hands that has some archaeological or historical significance.

#INNOVATIVE

Featuring new methods; advanced and original.

#MOTIVATED

Prompted to act towards a goal.

#WELL-READ

Having extensive information and understanding; deeply versed through reading.

#LUCKY

Having unexpected good fortune; favorable; believed to bring good luck.

#DAUNTLESS

Not easily intimidated; brave.

#BENEVOLENT

Shows kindness and is generous in providing aid to others.

#CONNECTED

Joined together or brought into contact so that a real or notional link is established.

#COLORFUL

Full of interest; lively and exciting; having much or varied color.

#DARING

Adventurous or audaciously bold.

#Melodious

Having a tune that is pleasant to the ear; delightful.

#DRIVEN

Having a compulsive or urgent quality; propelled or motivated by something.

#RESPONSIVE

Responding readily and with interest or enthusiasm; service oriented.

#PIONEERING

One who is first or among the earliest in any field of inquiry, enterprise, or progress preparing the way for others to follow.

#AGILE

Mentally quick; also, moving quickly and lightly with grace.

#IRON-WILLED

A burning determination that cannot be stopped or hindered by anything; Extremely resilient.