Dog Days

Undoubtedly, 1904 was a big year for the hot dog. Its most famous topping, French’s yellow mustard, and the hot dog itself were both exposed to the…


Meet the Holy Trinity of Conservation on a Missouri Farm

The Holy Trinity of Conservation takes place at Prairie Star Restoration Farm in Bland on Saturday, June 3. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for…


June 18, 1808

Governor Meriwether Lewis signed the paperwork which officially incorporated the town of Ste. Genevieve. It actually began during the 1720s. 


Rollin’ Down the River

One man's road trip along the Missouri River turned into a wonderful book.


The Doobie Brothers Donate $22,000 of Music Equipment to Van Buren High School

Jeff Chapman is in his first year teaching music at Van Buren but before he started teaching, he was a musician. “I started out playing in the same…


May 4, 1910

President Taft didn’t want to offend either set of fans so, on this day, he attended part of the Cardinals game at Robison Field then scooted over to…


The Ozark Mountain Daredevils Are Still Shining

Springfield’s good old boys got to sing and sing and sing.


Earthly Creations

They say that life is what happens while you’re busy making plans. We’re pretty sure you’d get no argument from Sandra Zak.


Smith's Restaurant

Smith’s Restaurant Gets By on Word of Mouth

Owners Mark and Angie Smith of Smith’s Restaurant say their famous Giant Pork Tenderloin Sandwich tops the menu.