Getting MO Peace

It’s been a wild eighteen months. Many shifted work and home lives around during the pandemic in an effort to keep others safe. Now as more people are vaccinated, and as case numbers decline and establishments continue to open up, we should all feel relieved, right? Not exactly, says Dr. Arpit Aggarwal of MU Health Care.


2020 Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards

The 2020 reader’s choice awards are here.


Hermann’s Delightful Doll Shop

Blondie’s Dolls Toy Shop celebrates German heritage and the extensive doll collection of Blondie Haeberle.


Missouri’s Craft Distilleries

Missouri’s small-batch craft distillers come of age.


Old newspaper article used in popular missouri magazine

The Quest for Freedom

Upcoming symposium unravels the common history between German immigrants and African American slaves.


An Old-Time Holiday at Hermann Farm

Celebrate Christmas the German way at Hermann Farm.


World State Fair in Missouri

2019 Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards

You voted. We counted. Now you can discover some best-kept secrets and surprises around the state in eight different categories, such as culture, destinations, food, lore and legend, and more.


The Magic Chef Mansion was built by Charles Stockstrom, who came to St. Louis from Germany in 1880. He made a fortune in the Quick Meal Stove Company, later renamed Magic Chef. The company was the largest stove maker in the world at one time. The mansion was completed in 1908 and modeled after the Schloss castle in Germany. The mansion is open for tours. Photo by Michael Daft.

STATE-TISTICS: October 2019

Here's the quick scoop on Germans in Missouri, by the numbers. (Years are numbers, too!)


Landscape of Germany in Missouris German Heritage Festival Flyer

Missouri’s German Heritage

Geh und erforschel (go and explore) Missouri's German Heritage with a new book by W. Arthur Mehrhoff and published by Missouri Life Inc.