North Central Missouri

The stable country family (SCF)

The stable country family (SCF)

This is the largest audience segment, representing about half the circulation. These households usually consist of two adults, ages 25-54, with one or two children at home or on adjacent properties. On average, the group owns about 33 acres. In many cases, their...

One-Dish Wonder

One-Dish Wonder

Bowls: A fun way to keep meal options healthy Schedules are staring to gain momentum again, so that means we're often looking for meals that are fairly quick and easy to prepare. Bowls have been the rage for several years and continue to be one way the entire family...

Caring for Community

Caring for Community

When the call for help comes, Black River answers When Madison County Health Department Administrator Becky Hunt received the call from her Regional Implementation Team led by the Butler County Health Department, Becky’s own department immediately organized a massive...

Feather Light

Feather Light

Hollister woman paints with a gentle touch Her brush looks like one most people would throw away, with its scarce long bristles pinched into the metal base. To use it would be a bit like painting with a blade of grass, but for Tina Richards, it’s perfect for the tiny...

The Mill Trail

The Mill Trail

Kick off summer with an Ozarks mill tour In the days before Amazon and Walmart, mills played an important role for rural communities. They were a place to get your corn ground into meal, but more importantly were the centers for commerce and social gatherings. A trip...

Hercules Southern BBQ

Hercules Southern BBQ

Smoked favorites in southeast Missouri Smoke fills the air on the back patio as Alfea Crenshaw tends to the seemingly endless rows of chicken, ribs and pork steaks. He checks to make sure the smoked meats are about ready to be pulled off the heat in time for his...

It’s all for the kids

It’s all for the kids

It was one of those sunny days this past month when I decided my kids should learn how to ride a bike. After a couple of scraped knees, a few tears and one very tired dad, I realized learning to ride a bike takes more than 15 minutes. I gave up and spent the next...

Sharing the land

Sharing the land

Guests escape to the past at Von Holten Ranch He wanted to get back to the family farm established by his great-grandfather, Heinrich Von Holten, in 1906. She wanted to return to her country roots. That’s what led David and Brandy Von Holten to leave their jobs, sell...

“Where nature and history collide”

“Where nature and history collide”

Fun, education and conservation at the Remington Nature Center If you have a question about St. Joseph, Sarah Elder probably knows the answer. For almost three decades, she worked for St. Joseph Museums Inc., the administrative body of multiple museums, galleries and...

A New Light

A New Light

Life is good at the end of the line John Murphy says his family has always been blessed with a good memory. He remembers as a 9-year-old boy, watching an electric cooperative truck laden with poles being winched out of a ditch. The “most brilliant” memory of the same...

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