February 27, 1851

On this date in Missouri history: Missouri lawmakers kickstart “Plank Road Mani.” The biggest, longest, and most planked road in America, the Missouri Plank Road, eventually stretched more than 42 miles, running from Sainte Genevieve through Farmington to Iron Mountain.

Labor Union strike poster

September 12, 1913

Men were going back to work after a period of strikes and labor problems at Bonne Terre, Farmington, Flat River, and throughout the Mineral Area.

Father and Son doing homework together

A Farmington Artist Passes His Craft Through Generations

Farmington artist Brandon Warren teaches his son that good artists can make art anywhere and with whatever supplies are available.