May 8, 1898

On this date in Missouri history, the St. Louis Motor Carriage Company is founded.

May 7, 2009

On this date in Missouri history, Mickey Carroll dies at the age of 89. Although you may not remember the name, you will certainly remember the character he played.

May 6, 2016

On this date in Missouri history, Kansas City unveils its new streetcar system.

The Gentle German Artist

Should you be so lucky as to meet Neil Heimsoth at his studio in Cole Camp or at one of the events hosted there, especially one showcasing the town’s German heritage, you may notice he is always smiling and telling a joke.

Made in MO: Pop Art

A glowing pink popsicle highlights the new sign of an innovative dessert shop in downtown Branson. Since opening Mainstreet Pops (formerly Dreamsicle’s) in 2017, Brooke and Rodger Jones have cultivated a bright, energetic atmosphere with colorful decor that matches their festive frozen treats.