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.

#CLEVER

#DELICIOUS

Highly pleasant to the taste; delightful.

#STEADFAST

Unswerving loyalty.

#DARING

Adventurous or audaciously bold.

#LUMINOUS

Emitting or reflecting usually steady, suffused, or glowing light

#COLORFUL

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

#EXTRAORDINARY

#INSPIRING

#CURIOUS

Eager to learn or know; inquisitive; arousing interest.

#DRAMATIC

#WELL-READ

Having extensive information and understanding; deeply versed through reading.

#resilient

Able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

#ENERGETIC

#ORIGINAL

#FESTIVE

#GUMPTIOUS

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

#ADVENTUROUS

Full of excitement. Willing to take risks or to try out new methods, ideas, or experiences.

#BRIGHT

Full of hope and promise; intelligent.

#REFRESHING

#ANCHORED

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

#ADOPTIVE

Accepting responsibility for; including in a larger whole.

#FOUNDING

Having or showing initiative and resourcefulness.

#PIONEERING

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

#Exuberant

Filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.

#SELF-BELIEF

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

#IMPACTFUL

#ECLECTIC

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

#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.

#AWESOME

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

#WORLDLY

#HUMBLE

Not proud or arrogant; modest.

#GROUNDBREAKING

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

#RESPONSIVE

Responding readily and with interest or enthusiasm; service oriented.

#POETIC

Having an imaginative or sensitively emotional style of expression; seeing what many do not.

#DIVERSE

#DEDICATED

#BENEVOLENT

Shows kindness and is generous in providing aid to others.

#HARMONIOUS

#DRIVEN

#CREATIVE

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

#STRONG

Having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks. Able to withstand great force or pressure.

#QUIRKY

Characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits.

#MAGICAL

#MOTIVATED

Prompted to act towards a goal.

#APPETIZING

#SWEET

#ENSCONCED

Securely hidden.

#INNOVATIVE

Featuring new methods; advanced and original.

#SPIRITED