Maple Leaf Festival, Route 66, Civil War Battle, and lots more

Carthage, a town of about 14,400, has more than six hundred homes and historics buildings on the National Register of Historic Places.


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Katy Trail Landowners: Then and Now

What The Katy Trail can teach about the Rock Island.


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7 Outlaw Women From Missouri

From the “Petticoated Terror of the Plains” Belle Starr to the fearless Bonnie Parker of America’s most notorious criminal couple, Missouri holds ties to more than its share of…


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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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