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.

#CONNECTED

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

#WORLDLY

#EXPRESSIVE

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

#RESOLUTE

Admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering.

#IRON-WILLED

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

#RESPONSIVE

Responding readily and with interest or enthusiasm; service oriented.

#ENSCONCED

Securely hidden.

#Melodious

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

#BENEVOLENT

Shows kindness and is generous in providing aid to others.

#MOVING

Causing or producing motion; changing, instigating, actuating; and, stirring strong emotions.

#WELL-READ

Having extensive information and understanding; deeply versed through reading.

#CURIOUS

Eager to learn or know; inquisitive; arousing interest.

#LUCKY

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

#HUMBLE

Not proud or arrogant; modest.

#GUMPTIOUS

Takes initiative with attention, common sense, spunk and resourcefulness.

#AWESOME

Extremely impressive or daunting; inspiring great admiration, apprehension, or inspiration.

#CREATIVE

Having or showing an ability to make new things or think of new ideas.

#MOTIVATED

Prompted to act towards a goal.

#DARING

Adventurous or audaciously bold.

#SWEET

#ECLECTIC

Derived from a wide range of sources and styles chosen for appropriateness to local tradition and current culture.

#COLORFUL

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

#GROUNDBREAKING

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

#DEDICATED

#SPIRITED

#FOUNDING

Having or showing initiative and resourcefulness.

#BRIGHT

Full of hope and promise; intelligent.

#DRIVEN

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

#DAUNTLESS

Not easily intimidated; brave.

#COMMITTED

Loyal and willing to give your time and energy to something that you believe in.

#REFRESHING

#INNOVATIVE

Featuring new methods; advanced and original.

#DELICIOUS

Highly pleasant to the taste; delightful.

#FESTIVE

#PIONEERING

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

#STEADFAST

Unswerving loyalty.

#CLEVER

#EARNEST

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

#APPETIZING

#WANDERLUST

#AGILE

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

#ARTIFACTUAL

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

#Exuberant

Filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.

#COLLABORATIVE

Working together towards shared goals.

#MAGICAL

#SELF-BELIEF

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

#resilient

Able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

#QUIRKY

Characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits.

#NATURAL

Consonant with the character of and in accordance with the nature of the area.

#ANCHORED

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