The man who established the first stage line west of the Mississippi was born on this date. more

Aug 15, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History

Country music legend Porter Wagoner was born in West Plains on this day. more

Aug 12, 2016 11:17 AM Missouri History


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Missouri was hit by a meteorite. more

Aug 10, 2016 12:00 AM Missouri History


Josh Bachman

Life and death are a little different at the Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage more

Apr 7, 2016 3:11 PM Life


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The Rose M. Nolen Black History Library is one of Sedalia's hidden gems. more

Nov 12, 2015 2:37 PM Travel


Harry Katz

Meet Missouri's modern day gunslingers who compete in the sport of Cowboy Mounted Shooting. more

Sep 24, 2015 3:24 PM Life


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The first Presbyterian church in Missouri was organized. more

Aug 12, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History


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In the midst of a heatwave, Midwesterners found relief from the heat outside. more

Jul 25, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

Tom Pendergast

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A political boss is born. more

Jul 23, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History


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One Missourian caught a record-sized catfish. more

Jul 23, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

James Earl Ray escaped from prison and went on the run, robbing a bank along the way. more

Jul 13, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

Missourians reported record numbers of UFO sightings. more

Jul 8, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History


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The Lewis and Clark party enjoyed the first Independence Day celebration west of the Mississippi. more

Jul 4, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

Honey War Map

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The Missouri-Iowa border conflict was resolved. more

Jun 17, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

Big Bluestem became Missouri's state grass. more

Jun 11, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

Missouri women received the right to vote. more

Jun 2, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

A Missouri explorer is born. more

Jun 1, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

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What makes Missourian, author, nonprofit founder, and veteran Eric Greitens tick? more

May 26, 2015 3:54 PM Life


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All she wanted to do besides have some fun was look like Stevie Nicks, sing like Linda Ronstadt, and spend her time staring into a mirror, singing into her curling iron. When she did, the little girl from Kennett transformed into a superstar. more

Sep 26, 2014 2:52 PM Life

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