Here Are Our Photo Contest Winners

One of the most difficult and rewarding experiences we have at Missouri Life is to pick the winners of our photo contest. Not only does our state have an abundant array of photo material—endless, if you ask us—but we also have an amazing bunch of photographers.


Meet the Sled Dog Team That Lives in Missouri

An improbable team of Siberian sled dogs finds love, fun, and new purpose with their Hillsboro musher


Nature-bathing in Columbia

You can get away without going far when you explore the trails of Columbia.


September 19, 1949

Plans were unveiled for damming and developing the Meramec River Valley. This began a 28-year battle to stop the plan and save the valley


#DiscoveryGram With Matt Faupel

Missouri nature photographer Matt Faupel shares photographs from his tour through rugged hills and river prairies in the conservation areas of Northwestern Missouri.


June 19, 1913

Alberta Claire, "The Girl from Wyoming," was back in Missouri and on her way to an extended ride through the Ozarks.


David Plank Art

The Birdman of Salem

Artist David Plank can’t remember a time when he wasn’t drawn to birds. While his boyhood friends were busy kicking soccer balls and hitting baseballs, David was in the woods of Salem with paper and pencil, capturing the details of a perched barn swallow or a purple martin.