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.
St. Joseph’s Stained Glass
Full of interest; lively and exciting; having much or varied color.
Something innovative, pioneering or that has never been done before.
Loyal and willing to give your time and energy to something that you believe in.
Artcrafts Engraving Co.
Having or showing an ability to make new things or think of new ideas.
Having the power to move heavy weights or perform other physically demanding tasks. Able to withstand great force or pressure.
Phil Welch Stadium and The Mustangs
Connected with or interested in sport; Fair and generous in one’s behaviour or treatment of others, especially in a contest.
Hillyard Hoop Dreams
Wyeth Mansion and Huston Wyeth
Takes initiative with attention, common sense, spunk and resourcefulness.
Food For Kids
Delmer J. Yoakum
Mentally quick; also, moving quickly and lightly with grace.
Shows kindness and is generous in providing aid to others.
Full of hope and promise; intelligent.
New Generation Singers
Something made by human hands that has some archaeological or historical significance.
The Murals of Downtown St. Joseph
Showing a particular feeling, thought, mood; conveying a story
Having an imaginative or sensitively emotional style of expression; seeing what many do not.
Walter Cronkite Memorial
For decades, families across America invited Walter Cronkite into their living rooms every evening, trusting he would bring national and world events into focus. With his deep voice and warm demeanor, Walter Cronkite delivered the news of the day — good and bad — with unfaltering dignity and integrity.
Responding readily and with interest or enthusiasm; service oriented.
Characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits.
Barbosa’s Mexican Restaurants
To keep hold or be firmly fixed; can be relied on for support, stability, or security; mainstay.
The Owen Sisters
One who is first or among the earliest in any field of inquiry, enterprise, or progress preparing the way for others to follow.
Having or showing initiative and resourcefulness.
Extremely tasty; delicious.
Highly pleasant to the taste; delightful.
Featuring new methods; advanced and original.
South Side District
A burning determination that cannot be stopped or hindered by anything; Extremely resilient.
New Stories in Old Spaces
Accepting responsibility for; including in a larger whole.
River Bluff Brewing
Having extensive information and understanding; deeply versed through reading.
Having a compulsive or urgent quality; propelled or motivated by something.
Christmas at the Chateau
Ben Magoon’s Famous Delicatessen
Women in Entrepreneurship
Irving Ernest Bacon
Serious in intention, purpose, or effort; an earnest worker.
Summer Fun for Families
Full of excitement. Willing to take risks or to try out new methods, ideas, or experiences.
Admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering.
Adventurous or audaciously bold.
Randolph Seating and Mobility
Buchanan County Courthouse
Extremely impressive or daunting; inspiring great admiration, apprehension, or inspiration.
Small Business and Technology Development Center
A feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgement.
Working together towards shared goals.
The Missouri River
Causing or producing motion; changing, instigating, actuating; and, stirring strong emotions.
St. Joseph Music Foundation
Derived from a wide range of sources and styles chosen for appropriateness to local tradition and current culture.
Not proud or arrogant; modest.
St. Jo Frontier Casino
Having unexpected good fortune; favorable; believed to bring good luck.
Not easily intimidated; brave.
Suzanne Lehr and Mount Mora Cemetery
Eager to learn or know; inquisitive; arousing interest.
Downtown St. Joseph
The Remington Nature Center
Consonant with the character of and in accordance with the nature of the area.
The Isaac Miller House
Joined together or brought into contact so that a real or notional link is established.
The Family of the News-Press & Gazette Company
Emitting or reflecting usually steady, suffused, or glowing light
Apple Blossom BBQ
Are You in Love?
Having a tune that is pleasant to the ear; delightful.
St. Joseph Nerf Events
Filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.
When you first meet Alexandria Courtney, you notice her poise and confidence. She’s energetic, kind and ready to help.
Prompted to act towards a goal.