August 27, 2019 12:55 pm
When visitors and locals visit historic Hall Street in St. Joseph, they usually look up. A lot. And then they stop and stare. They take pictures and walk very slowly. They usually return, because this neighborhood known as “Millionaire’s Row” tells the story of St. Joseph’s turn-of-the century wealth and opulence like nothing else.
August 19, 2019 8:57 pm
For 125 years, the Noyes Home doors have greeted children, families and community volunteers with the sounds of family – and the sounds of hope for a new start.
August 5, 2019 12:50 pm
A visit to the St. Joseph museums is … Quirky. Surprising. Curious. Impressive. Enlightening. And totally worth a day, or an afternoon, or a full weekend with the family.
July 31, 2019 4:22 pm
The food is very important to the festival, but it’s only part of the whole story. There’s a variety show and several dancing events throughout the weekend. Sequins and smiles mark the coronation event, and there is live music, children’s entertainment events and vendors spanning the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church grounds.
July 23, 2019 4:02 pm
St. Joseph is about to “see red” for three action-packed weeks, and the fans and community couldn’t be happier. Or louder. Or more pumped.
July 18, 2019 2:31 pm
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.
July 10, 2019 11:19 am
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.
June 5, 2019 4:26 pm
When it comes to home-cooked breakfast and lunch, you get it Betty’s way. Or you don’t get the darn thing at all.
May 28, 2019 3:28 pm
America’s favorite pastime is alive in St. Joseph...every summer families, friends, and neighbors gather together to enjoy baseball, hot dogs, family fun, fireworks, and more in the heart of St. Joseph to relax and watch the Mustangs play ball at the historic Phil Welch Stadium.
May 15, 2019 1:00 pm
Thanks to two local resources, families can choose from dozens of day camps, workshops, events, special deals and experiences for summer that truly are unique to St. Joseph.
May 8, 2019 4:29 pm
Olympic weightlifter and USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame member Pete Kelley has seen some impressive views from around the globe.
April 16, 2019 1:36 pm
Watch him in action as a professional storyteller, presenter and entertainer. Children giggle, gasp and clap uncontrollably. Adults set their stress aside for a good shoulder-shaking laugh.
April 9, 2019 4:13 pm
For 20 years, Randolph Seating and Mobility has been locally owned and operated in St. Joseph, serving the four-state area with one of the largest mobility selections in the Missouri and Kansas regions.
April 2, 2019 4:53 pm
Amidst the chaos of a packed gymnasium… squeak, squeak. Bounce. Bounce. These are the only sounds that matter. Sneakers and a basketball against a polished gym floor.
March 25, 2019 9:48 pm
These women and their successes are also fueled by an uncommon inventory of local resources and connections that...to put it simply...means stuff is getting done.
March 13, 2019 3:39 pm
St. Joseph, Missouri, is one of America’s best-kept secrets for historic architecture.
March 5, 2019 6:08 pm
Shakespeare famously said “All the world’s a stage.” Had he been to St. Joseph, he might have added “and wow, these kids seriously have it made.”
February 20, 2019 2:48 am
You’re going to hear a lot of “I love downtown” from St. Joseph residents and guests. Downtown is coming alive block by block, with awesome surprises at every turn.
February 12, 2019 4:09 pm
Magoon’s serves up Reuben’s and hot chili, then transitions to live local music, five nights a week. (Are you into food, or music, or both? Read on.)
January 26, 2019 10:44 pm
Rodgers, a professional home preservationist, says his family has often taken vacations to places with rich history and architecture, and “stumbled” upon St. Joseph more than three years ago.
January 16, 2019 4:56 pm
Striding through the doors of Artcrafts Engraving Co. transports you from the modern streets of St. Joseph back through our history in manufacturing.
January 8, 2019 6:59 pm
St. Joseph has been the launching point for many artists throughout its history; but what if we told you that one locally born artist has a legacy that lives on in Disneyland.
December 18, 2018 3:46 pm
Following formal distribution of the locally-filmed movie “Christmas at the Chateau” in 2019, it’s likely that many watching from home will say “Where did they film this? This place is amazing.”
December 10, 2018 8:19 pm
Built in the 1850s, the riverfront warehouse property and its sister warehouse property at 101 Francis were purchased by Pastor Doyle and his congregation at Restoration Church in 2012.
December 4, 2018 5:51 pm
The New Generation singers, known as New G, are a highly-energetic and original voice for St. Joseph. And they’re hard to define, in all the best of ways.
November 27, 2018 3:45 pm
There’s a lot of history, hard work and tradition packed into the Barbosa’s restaurant legacy in St. Joseph.
November 14, 2018 5:21 pm
What started 160 years ago has returned in a new way. Ask hundreds of customers and visitors, and they’ll say it’s right on time.
November 7, 2018 5:46 pm
Starting in the 1910s organizations, communities, and even private individuals began developing the first paved highways to connect metropolitan areas which would collectively become known as the National Auto Trail system.
October 16, 2018 3:55 pm
There’s a new energy toward renovation across St. Joseph. Across the city’s historic areas, developers and organizations are taking a fresh look at how architectural elements can connect our history and our future.
October 8, 2018 4:56 pm
The unforgettable glow of The Great Pumpkin Mountain, a highlight event of the annual Pony Express PumpkinFest.
September 24, 2018 4:14 pm
Usually, people take vacations from their business, but for local couple Patrick and Terri Modlin, their vacations have created their business.
September 7, 2018 5:23 pm
For 100 years, the iconic Cherry Mash has been made in St. Joseph. The combination of peanuts, chocolate and cherry fondant is the third-oldest continuously made candy bar in the country.
July 31, 2018 5:56 pm
What does it take to become a local legend in sandwich-making? The recipe calls for a family history of food know-how, plus a generous amount of business savvy.
July 31, 2018 5:30 pm
If you ask him about his career playing and coaching tennis, he’ll tell you he just hopes that people try the sport.
July 31, 2018 9:16 am
Mount Mora Cemetery, home to 14,000 to 18,000 deceased individuals, is curiously and remarkably alive.
July 31, 2018 8:41 am
The local music scene in St. Joseph is diverse. Eclectic. A bit unexpected.
July 31, 2018 8:22 am
Jed Chappell’s view of St. Joseph and the surrounding region is one reserved for a handful of residents. It’s a view set aside for those motivated to push themselves from both a physical and emotional perspective.
July 31, 2018 3:49 am
Born in 1783 to a St. Louis family of merchants and fur traders, Joseph Robidoux would become the founder of St. Joseph, MO.
July 31, 2018 3:13 am
One of St. Joseph public schools earliest and most successful students, Huston Wyeth, built in 1918-1922 what was considered a very large country estate located northeast of central downtown. It was called Wyethwood.
July 14, 2018 1:22 am
The steering committee of Great Northwest Day at the Capitol and the approximately 300 people from this regional community of 19 counties meets in Jefferson City in early February each year.
June 29, 2018 2:54 pm
Sarah DeGarmo’s story is one of life echoing art. And vice versa.
June 28, 2018 11:13 pm
Eugene Field, Sr. was an American writer, best known for his children’s poetry and humorous essays.
June 28, 2018 8:59 pm
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.
June 11, 2018 12:29 pm
The Missouri River majestically frames St. Joseph, nestling the city within its banks and bluffs. The river creates a constantly changing backdrop of natural beauty, economic opportunity and recreation, woven together by a rich collection of shared stories and history.
June 11, 2018 10:49 am
Every city has its unique claims to fame and St. Joseph, Missouri is no exception.
June 11, 2018 10:23 am
Many people have been known to say that St. Joseph, MO is a best kept secret. In many ways that is true, but literally so when talking about geocaching.
June 4, 2018 3:22 pm
As one of St. Joseph’s most unique, hands-on educational experiences, this award-winning museum and attraction has everything
May 16, 2018 2:34 pm
It’s not paintball. It’s not even a water balloon fight. It’s foam warfare, and there’s a good chance you’ll want to join the fun.
May 16, 2018 1:46 pm
Glass art is a risk, all things considered. It’s fragile; somewhat unpredictable; it’s finicky as a medium. It’s heat, fire, precision and hope all melded together. And it’s a centuries-old trade that’s seeking a newer generation to carry the tradition forward.
May 9, 2018 12:44 pm
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.