St. Joseph is made up of people, places and amenities that are unlike any other Midwest city. We’re bold. We’re curious. We’re quirky. We’re uncommon in the best of ways.
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More than a decade of service later, the program continues to grow. Most of the kids who live in this St. Joseph neighborhood receive free or reduced priced breakfast and lunch during the school year, but have limited food resources in the summer.
Built in 1873, the Buchanan County Courthouse, with its majestic white pointed dome, stands as an architectural icon during the day and casts a warm stately glow over downtown St. Joseph in the evening light.
From the wrought iron balcony of the 1859 Isaac Miller House, hundreds of stories have unfolded – and they continue to emerge, highlighting unique Southern family legacy and innovative founders’ history.
The drive throughout downtown has become more colorful in the last five years, thanks to the creation of larger than life murals that convey the unique spirit of St. Joseph.
Born in 1783 to a St. Louis family of merchants and fur traders, Joseph Robidoux would become the founder of St. Joseph, MO.
Listen to "Are You In Love" from St. Joseph's own Simon Fink. The historical and present-day references in this song merely tease at the breadth and depth of the traits characterizing our people, places and events: brainy, creative, curious, fearless, genuine, innovative, inspired, kind, passionate, quirky, resilient, spirited, uncommon, visionary and more! The song is available for purchase here.