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.

#resilient

Able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

#EXPRESSIVE

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

#BENEVOLENT

Shows kindness and is generous in providing aid to others.

#BRIGHT

Full of hope and promise; intelligent.

#MOTIVATED

Prompted to act towards a goal.

#RESOLUTE

Admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering.

#CONNECTED

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

#RESPONSIVE

Responding readily and with interest or enthusiasm; service oriented.

#GROUNDBREAKING

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

#ARTIFACTUAL

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

#SELF-BELIEF

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

#Melodious

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

#INNOVATIVE

Featuring new methods; advanced and original.

#LUCKY

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

#DAUNTLESS

Not easily intimidated; brave.

#STEADFAST

Unswerving loyalty.

#AGILE

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

#QUIRKY

Characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits.

#NATURAL

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

#IRON-WILLED

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

#DARING

Adventurous or audaciously bold.

#COLORFUL

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

#EARNEST

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

#WELL-READ

Having extensive information and understanding; deeply versed through reading.

#DRIVEN

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

#ENSCONCED

Securely hidden.

#ANCHORED

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

#Exuberant

Filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.

#MOVING

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

#PIONEERING

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