Cindy Hiles

From August 8 to 11, 450 people paddled down the Missouri River in canoes, in kayaks, and on stand-up paddleboats—all competing against each other and themselves in the MR340 race. more

Sep 4, 2017 10:31 AM Life


Greg Wood

Nothing says summer in Missouri like floating down one of our many rivers or streams. Each has its own character and natural beauty. Editor in Chief Danita Wood reflects on an impromptu float trip at Boiling Spring. more

Aug 22, 2017 12:30 PM Life


Eddie O'Neil

Sketching birds for seven decades, artist David Plank has become an expert on Missouri birds. more

Apr 6, 2017 1:20 PM Art


Courtesy Missouri State Parks

True anglers know, there really is no bad season for trout fishing in Missouri, but with March 1 marking the official opening of the season, there's never been a better time to go out and write your own fish story. more

Feb 7, 2017 6:08 PM Life

Nathaniel Boone Homestead State Historic Site

Scott Myers

Explore some fun and lesser known facts about Missouri's State Parks and Historic Sites. more

May 10, 2016 3:17 PM Travel

Von Holten Ranch

Courtesy of Von Holten Ranch

David Von Holten has always wanted to own his family farm. The century farm has been in his family for four generations, and he wanted to keep tradition alive. more

Apr 6, 2016 3:01 PM Travel

Squaw Creek Birds

Jim McConnell

The Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, near Mound City in Northwest Missouri, is home for more than three hundred bird species, forty-one mammal species, and thirty-seven reptile and amphibian species. more

Feb 24, 2016 4:22 PM Travel

Flights of Fancy

Courtesy of Metropolitan Community College-Longview

The annual Flights of Fancy festival enters its tenth year, and it's one of the best kite festivals in the Midwest. more

Feb 18, 2016 5:22 PM Life


Courtesy of Missouri Division of Tourism

Springtime rapids lure racers to the St. Francis River. During the event, racers of all abilities compete in three events: slalom, downriver, and boatercross, where multiple kayakers race neck-and-neck. more

Feb 3, 2016 4:00 PM Travel

The Best Laid Plans of Mice & Fishermen

Ron Marr muses on the best and worst catfishing days and comes to a realization about both. more

Nov 3, 2015 4:51 PM Musings by Ron Marr


Courtesy of the Missouri Prairie Foundation

For forty-nine years, the Missouri Prairie Foundation has been working to protect and restore prairie and other native grasslands. more

Sep 9, 2015 1:20 PM Life


Mike Kellner

Travel the Boonslick Trail, and discover the scores of barn quilts in central Missouri. more

Jul 31, 2015 10:35 AM Travel


Photo Credit: Alan Wolf via Flickr Creative Commons

One Missourian caught a record-sized catfish. more

Jul 23, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

St. Louis

Courtesy St. Louis Convention and Visitors Bureau

Summer Staycations

St. Louis ranked as the sixth best city in the United States for a staycation, and Kansas City wasn’t far behind. more

Jun 3, 2015 3:05 PM MO!


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