Missouri Rural

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...

Traditions, old and new

Traditions, old and new

For many of us this holiday season will mark the return of celebrating with the family and friends we’ve been missing since the pandemic began. The annual Christmas gathering has always been a major event for my family. It was so important that even when I lived in...

Oh Snap!

Oh Snap!

Christmas cookies, fresh from the oven this holiday season There’s nothing like the scent of cookies baking in the oven, especially during the holidays. Whether your recipes are family favorites for soft sugar cookies or a recipe for crispy-edged treats shared by a...

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...

A Trip To Toyland

A Trip To Toyland

Trains, dollhouses and more keep Chuck and Patsy Madinger young at heart If you visit the town that Chuck and Patsy Madinger built, you may never want to leave. A stroll through its neighborhoods takes you past two- and three-story houses, trimmed for the season and...

Capturing the heart of the farm

Capturing the heart of the farm

Jayne Williams photographs the barns of Maries County Travel the back roads of Missouri and you’re sure to spot the right barn at the right time. It might be just around the bend as the first snowfall of the year swirls around the eaves, or atop the next hill framed...

All Hearts

All Hearts

The spirit of Switzerland, made in Missouri The Alps are a long way from Missouri’s Rhineland, but on the Marthasville farm of Martin Weber and wife, Lynn DeLean-Weber, a special elixir brings the magic of the Old World to Missouri.  Martin, a native of Graubünden,...

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