geese

Chasing the Ghosts of April

It seems I always hear the wild geese in April.


Eclipse

Everything You Need to Know About the Missouri Total Solar Eclipse 2017

More people in the Show-Me State are expected to experience the totality of the eclipse than any other state along the event’s path.


Alex's Pizza Palace

For Great Pizza in Rolla, Follow the Students

For more than 50 years, Alex’s Pizza Palace has been serving Rolla locals as well as Missouri S&T students. Founded in 1964 by Alex Kallas and his…


Ella Kate

A Tale of Two Kates

It’s no wonder that a writer like Kate would be drawn to the story of Ella Kate, the “Missouri Giantess.” Born in LaGrange in 1872, Ella stood…


Paul Harvey: The Rest of the Story

America’s number one talk show host who hails from Cape Girardeau. I’m talking about Paul Harvey, whose daily broadcast The Rest of the Story aired…


Our History Over There

It is a quote that was credited to Woodrow Wilson, who was president of the United States for the entire duration of World War I, but the phrase…


Heartland Canines for Veterans

This Joplin Group Gets Service Dogs For Veterans With PTSD

Sometimes the best medicine has four paws and a collar. Heartland Canines for Veterans is a Joplin-based not-for-profit organization that provides…


William Least Heat-Moon

William Least Heat-Moon’s Debut Novel Takes a Spiritual Journey

By the third chapter of William Least Heat-Moon’s first fictional work, we learn that the handheld device Silas places the most confidence in is the…


Gooey Butter Cake

Here Are Our Favorite Places to Get Gooey Butter Cake in and Around St. Louis

Legends abound about the true origins of gooey butter cake, with one common denominator—like toasted ravioli, it is purported to be a mistake of…