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Courtesy Missouri DNR

Ozark Mountain, Eleven Point, and Bryant Creek State Parks will be open to the public for guided hikes in early January, and then for future events as development and planning goes forward. more

Dec 16, 2016 1:57 PM Blog

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Courtesy Missouri Humane Society

The Human Society of Missouri is offering a program that has both tongues and tails wagging. The Shelter Buddies Reading Program teams a student with a kenneled dog, allowing a child to read aloud to an appreciative pup. more

Dec 15, 2016 3:50 PM Life

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Courtesy St. Louis Media History Foundation

To St. Louis children in the 1950s, Texas Bruce was the most important man in the world. He came to your house every day after school, bringing milk (Adams Milk was his sponsor), cartoons, and friendship. more

Dec 14, 2016 2:10 PM Life

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Harry Katz

Cunning and ingenious beyond measure, Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie exposed the insidious “Santa Cabal” that, to this day, collects and catalogs every single detail of your life. more

Dec 21, 2016 1:06 PM Ron Marr

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KMBC Vice President and General Manager Mark Wodlinger, Torey Southwick, and Sales Manager Hal Sundberg act up in a scene from a promotional spot created in 1963, after the release of Roger Miller’s country hit song Kansas City Star.

These local TV hosts from St. Louis, Kansas City, and Springfield inspired a generation. more

Dec 13, 2016 1:46 PM Life

From Boonville to Silver Dollar City, all 5 episodes of Missouri Life on KMOS are now available to stream any time. Check out the episode list and start watching our second season right here. more

Dec 12, 2016 11:25 AM

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Martin W. Schwartz

Father and son artists prove the paint doesn’t fall far from the palette. more

Dec 9, 2016 12:33 PM Art

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Courtesy of The Candy Factory

In 'Delectable Destinations: A Chocolate Lover’s Guide to Missouri', St. Louis author Deborah M. Reinhardt shares stories, photos, and creations of more than twenty chocolate artisans from Kansas City to St. Louis, and Springfield to Hannibal. more

Dec 7, 2016 12:59 PM Life

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Harry Katz

Newberry Furniture takes urban lumber from storm-felled and relocated trees all across the state and repurposes them into furniture, home décor, and kitchen items. more

Dec 6, 2016 1:53 PM Made in MO

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Courtesy of Self Storage dot com

Did you know that if Missouri was a country, it would be the eighty-ninth largest by area? That’s just one of the fun Show-Me State facts generated by SelfStorage.com, which shows eighty-nine countries fitting inside of Missouri. more

Nov 28, 2016 11:30 PM Life

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Harry Katz

This recipe for a classically delicious pecan pie comes from Missouri Northern Pecan Growers, and just in time for Thanksgiving. Whether you prepare this dish for a family feast or just for fun, it's guaranteed to please. more

Nov 22, 2016 10:54 PM Recipes

We sent photographer Notley Hawkins out to Hermann Farm for a holiday celebration in the style of nineteenth-century German settlers. more

Nov 22, 2016 12:25 AM Life

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Courtesy of Café Blackadder

Here's our guide to Missouri's vegetarian-friendly restaurants. These eateries favor forks over knives. more

Nov 16, 2016 9:05 PM Flavor

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Courtesy of Independence Tourism

Missouri is where the Truman Trail starts and the buck stops. Come with us on a journey through Harry Truman's Missouri. more

Nov 15, 2016 10:47 PM Travel

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Courtesy of The Grisly Hand

Kansas City’s The Grisly Hand refines its roots-rock sound on Hearts & Star. more

Nov 13, 2016 7:26 PM Life

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Harry Katz

Putting the Hell Back in Health

Missouri Musings columnist Ron Marr chews over the meaning of personal health, and tries out a couple of different at-home exercise machines with mixed results. more

Nov 17, 2016 9:08 PM Musings by Ron Marr

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W. Arthur Mehrhoff

A Tip of the Cap to Alexander von Humboldt

Special places like Deutschheim, offer instructive examples of placemaking. They help understand our cultural heritage as well as how to shape healthier, more sustainable futures for the folks who dwell in these special places, now and in the future. more

Nov 10, 2016 1:48 PM The Art of Placemaking by W. Arthur Mehrhoff

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Harry Katz

A creamy spinach dip, shared with us from the kitchen of Kansas City's Eden Alley, is perfect for your next get-together. more

Nov 7, 2016 10:41 PM Recipes

Check out Episode 2 of our TV show on KMOS, where we head to Excelsior Springs to see the Hall of Waters, the Elms Hotel, Fence Stile Winery, Wabash BBQ, and talk with local luminaries Gregg Williams and Cathy Johnson. more

Nov 7, 2016 9:46 AM Travel

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Third Street Social

This summer, Third Street Social opened in historic Arnold Hall, which stands on the same site where Harry Truman declared his candidacy for his first foray into politics: eastern judge of the Jackson County Court. more

Nov 2, 2016 10:40 PM Flavor

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Courtesy of Shaw Nature Reserve

We rounded up some of the state's most impressive trails for hiking and biking in the season of changing leaves and cooling temperatures. Lace up your boots, tune up your bike, and set your GPS for adventure. more

Oct 26, 2016 11:01 PM Travel

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W. Arthur Mehrhoff

The Hipness of the (Four)square Garden

W. Arthur Mehrhoff takes us on an excursion to Deutschheim State Historic Site where he traces to roots of today's local food and gardening trend back to a comparatively ancient German tradition. more

Oct 20, 2016 2:04 PM The Art of Placemaking by W. Arthur Mehrhoff

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