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Dubious Claims Brewing Co.

Dubious Claims Brewing Co.

Pizza, pasta and pretzels in a unique brewpub The journey to opening a brewpub began for Neil Wilkerson on his honeymoon to Breckenridge, Colorado more than three decades ago. It was his first time visiting and he and his wife patronized the newly opened Breckenridge...

An eye for beauty

An eye for beauty

Benton photographer captures small towns, landscapes It’s no surprise that Larry Braun was drawn to photography. He got it from his dad, who purchased his camera in Japan just after World War II. Likewise, Larry picked up his first camera — a Canon F-1 — in Hong Kong...

Accidental aviator

Accidental aviator

West Plains native made history in World War 1 When an Associated Press dispatch from France during World War l hit the wires, it failed to mention the name of the aviator being featured in the story. It did tell his hometown, and everyone in West Plains knew the...

Discoveries abound

Discoveries abound

Ste. Genevieve museum designed to inspire future scientists Once there was a boy named Guy Darrough who traveled everywhere with his parents. Wherever he went, the boy explored his surroundings. He collected rocks, minerals, fossils, historical artifacts and anything...

Reliability: Not for sale

Reliability: Not for sale

As a teenager growing up in Moniteau County the car you drove certainly was a status symbol. After spending countless summers, nights and weekends cutting wood, hauling hay and cleaning hog barns, I got my hands on what I consider the holy grail of all cars: a 1964...

2022 Missouri Snapshots Photo Contest

2022 Missouri Snapshots Photo Contest

Missourians have been spoiled for decades with an unrivaled state park and historic site system. Show-Me State residents are proud of their parks and the memories made in them. The parks have become even more popular recently as the COVID-19 pandemic began pushing...

Shop local

Shop local

Buy Missouri helps you support your neighbors with Missouri-made gifts Last year local businesses were struggling to recover from the pandemic. We put together a “Shop Local” page to showcase some of the made-in-Missouri items available for holiday gifts. The page...

The co-op cavalry

The co-op cavalry

Friends help Black River Electric recover from tornado  It’s hard enough recovering from a tornado. It’s even more difficult when your office was in the bull’s-eye and most of the equipment used for repairs is damaged. That was the situation Black River Electric...

Firehouse 54

Firehouse 54

Unique pizza creations in a cozy setting Tana Kinder knows the moment she realized her idea for a pizza restaurant would come to fruition. The hairdresser-turned-pizza maker was serving up pies from her 20-foot gooseneck trailer on the Eagleville square, just as she...

School Beans!

School Beans!

Knox County R-I turns old bus into coffee shop In March, the Knox County R-1 School District made history, welcoming Missouri’s first electric school bus to its fleet with help from Lewis County Rural Electric Cooperative. Part of the grant funding agreement for the...

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