Paul Newton

Star of the holidays

Star of the holidays

Missourians’ trees are the highlight of Christmas at The Missouri Governor’s Mansion It’s nearly impossible to see every decoration spread throughout the four rooms of the 150-year-old house. There are trees decorated by children from across Missouri and docents on...

Not your average hut

Not your average hut

La Monte family turns Quonset hut into home The combine got replaced by the living room couch. The tractor was sent on its way to make room for the master bathroom. What once provided protection from the weather for farm equipment and hay now is the dream home for a...

Rich’s Famous Burgers

Rich’s Famous Burgers

Over-the-top burgers in the Ozarks The sizzle and smell of fresh, hand-pattied ground beef cooking takes Jason Cusick back to flipping burgers on a 24-inch grill at The White Barn in St. Louis. “That was my first job,” Jason says. “I just fell in love with cooking...

Ready to hoop

Ready to hoop

Dennis Gates leads Mizzou Men’s Basketball as team’s 20th coach Dennis Gates is chomping at the bit for the ball to be tipped against Southern Indiana on Nov. 7. Mizzou’s first-year head men’s basketball coach hopes to revive the Tigers’ program on the court and in...

Safety first

Safety first

Lineworkers showcase safety at annual rodeo Safety is paramount to electric cooperative lineworkers. Safety trainings, job briefings, tailgate sessions and open lines of communications are all used to make sure they make it home to their families each and every night....

Primo’s

Primo’s

Handmade pizza, sandwiches and burgers As soon as regulars smell the aroma of fresh-baked pizza filling the restaurant, owner Jarrod Phillips is already filling their drinks. No need to wait for them to order in this small-town gathering spot. He knows what they want....

A Blank Canvas

A Blank Canvas

Artist creates unique pieces using alcohol ink Sherry Salant had a mystery to solve. The recently retired educator was attending a show in St. Louis about a decade ago when a piece of art from one of the vendors caught her eye. “It was so cool. It looked like stained...

A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing

A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing

Dan Meers entertains and inspires, on and off the field Sitting in the back of the ambulance, Dan Meers was still in shock. It was supposed to be a 20-foot bungee jump into a zipline inside Arrowhead Stadium; he fell 70 feet. There were seven broken ribs, a shattered...

Captain’s Corner

Captain’s Corner

Being imaginative with her cooking is nothing new to Katherine Wald. Raising two sets of twins, born two years apart, put her creative cooking skills to the test. April Fools’ Day meals consisted of items like what appeared to be a grilled cheese sandwich, but was...

Back to D.C.

Back to D.C.

Missouri teenagers return to Washington, D.C. for the Trip of a Lifetime  Standing next to the Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, Caleb Simpson was still caught up in the whirlwind of the past week. He and 92 of his newfound best friends were about to...

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