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.
To keep hold or be firmly fixed; can be relied on for support, stability, or security; mainstay.
Joined together or brought into contact so that a real or notional link is established.
Highly pleasant to the taste; delightful.
Characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits.
Eager to learn or know; inquisitive; arousing interest.
Having an imaginative or sensitively emotional style of expression; seeing what many do not.
Adventurous or audaciously bold.
Able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.
Serious in intention, purpose, or effort; an earnest worker.
Working together towards shared goals.
Not proud or arrogant; modest.
Having or showing an ability to make new things or think of new ideas.
Something innovative, pioneering or that has never been done before.
Accepting responsibility for; including in a larger whole.
Causing or producing motion; changing, instigating, actuating; and, stirring strong emotions.
Having a tune that is pleasant to the ear; delightful.
Responding readily and with interest or enthusiasm; service oriented.
Something made by human hands that has some archaeological or historical significance.
Extremely impressive or daunting; inspiring great admiration, apprehension, or inspiration.
Consonant with the character of and in accordance with the nature of the area.
Not easily intimidated; brave.
Full of hope and promise; intelligent.
Mentally quick; also, moving quickly and lightly with grace.
Filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.
Loyal and willing to give your time and energy to something that you believe in.
Having unexpected good fortune; favorable; believed to bring good luck.
A feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgement.
Having extensive information and understanding; deeply versed through reading.
Takes initiative with attention, common sense, spunk and resourcefulness.
Shows kindness and is generous in providing aid to others.
Derived from a wide range of sources and styles chosen for appropriateness to local tradition and current culture.
One who is first or among the earliest in any field of inquiry, enterprise, or progress preparing the way for others to follow.
A burning determination that cannot be stopped or hindered by anything; Extremely resilient.
Showing a particular feeling, thought, mood; conveying a story
Having a compulsive or urgent quality; propelled or motivated by something.
Admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering.
Featuring new methods; advanced and original.
Prompted to act towards a goal.
Full of interest; lively and exciting; having much or varied color.