Meet the Man Who Hopes to Save the Shawnee Language

“There are deep things you can’t explain in English that you can in Shawnee,” he says. “It’s a spiritual language. Everything means something: the ground, the trees, the…


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Strictly Scandinavian

At Krokstrom, owner and chef Katee McLean has staked a Scandinavian niche. Her restaurant honors her great-great- great-grandfather Anders Gustaf Krokstrom, who came to the United…


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Your Guide to Missouri’s Most Unique Airbnbs

There is no shortage of wow-worthy accommodations right here in the Show-Me State. Here’s our roundup of the most unique Airbnb listings in Missouri.


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Skidmore Revisited Part 3: Promising Lights

Our series on Skidmore concludes with a look at the town's present, and the future that may be possible for it.


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Skidmore Revisited Part 2: Weary Memories

The town became nationally known for the murder of a bully. But the people who call it home know what it's really like.


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Skidmore Revisited Part 1: The Death of Ken McElroy

Ken had a drink at the bar, left, started his truck, and lit a cigarette. And then someone shot him in the head, in broad daylight, before 45 witnesses, with Trena at his side.…


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Divided We Stand

What happens when a county tries to secede from the state?


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