Remarkable Missourians


Missouri Legends

Birthday of perhaps Missouri's greatest artist, George Caleb Bingham from Franklin, Arrow Rock, and St. Louis, MO. more

Mar 20, 2017 1:01 PM Missouri History



Mountain man, Jim Bridger was born. He made many discoveries in the west and established Fort Bridger which was an extremely important outpost for westward pioneers. Prior to his adventures he had been a farmer near present day Kansas City. more

Mar 17, 2017 12:11 PM Missouri History


Courtesy of Siphiwe Baleka

Fitness coach Siphiwe Baleka created a fitness program for a unique group of Americans who don't get many chances to exercise: long haul truck drivers. more

Mar 15, 2017 1:11 PM Life

Henry Dorman of Liberal celebrated his 114th birthday. Having been born eleven months prior to the death of George Washington, he had lived during the lifetimes of every single President of the United States. more

Jan 10, 2017 12:27 PM Missouri History


Harry Katz

Discover Matt Forir’s quest to put Missouri geology on the map. more

Jun 23, 2015 2:21 PM Life


Bruce Stidham

In Lebanon, Missouri, Stephanie Hasty uses literature and life to teach her students about acceptance. more

Mar 30, 2015 4:59 PM Life


Evan Wood

Janet Moreland loves the Missouri River, her inspiration for a lengthy voyage on the world’s fourth-longest river system. more

Jan 2, 2015 2:52 PM Life

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Courtesy of Patrice Billings

Patrice Billings’s love of adventure and flying lead the way to a life of firsts. more

Nov 14, 2014 2:08 PM Life


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