Horses Who Heal

Sunny Oak Equine Assisted Activities at Rocheport helps children reach their full potential.


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.


Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards

The 2020 reader’s choice awards are here.


News You Can Use During COVID-19

Virtual events, ways to give back, and food and drink options all around the state.


Old phone being displayed in Missouri Museum

December 18, 1877

Long distance telephone service began in Missouri. The first line ran between Jackson and Cape Girardeau. St. Louis-Hannibal and Columbia-Rocheport were connected within months.


Large tree along side the Katy Trail

Katy Trail Landowners: Then and Now

What The Katy Trail can teach about the Rock Island.


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.


Glass melting by Shawn Palmer

Rocheport Artist Shawn Palmer Creates Glass Artwork

Time and skill goes into creating the perfect glass artwork. Rocheport artist, Shawn Palmer, shares his craft.


Inside the Newest Cafe & Bike Shop on the Katy Trail

Closely nuzzled against the Katy Trail in Rocheport, Meriwether Café & Bike Shop provides a quietly colorful experience. Managers Brandon and Whitney Vair transformed the building that used to house the Trailside Café into a bright spot set against the green-covered hills of Rocheport.