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This past summer, a longtime friend and traveling buddy from Minnesota and I met up in Norway, hopped into a rental car and took off on an eye-popping road trip.
Mercy is offering a healthy lifestyle program for people who want to improve their health in 2014.
Hit all the right notes this Christmas season, gift your friends and loved ones with a picture book, novel, story on CD, coffee-table book, nonfiction title or young adult classic.
I have never read “The Shining” by Stephen King, but I saw the movie many years ago and was thoroughly frightened by it. In college, I did read another of King's novels, “Salem's Lot,” and was left so scared by it that I never read another of his books, until now.
Make Shaw Nature Reserve a part of your families’ holiday tradition! We will have our gates open on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day so you can spend time outdoors while enjoying the holidays (please note: the Visitors Center and the Bascom House will be closed).
Wal-Mart in Union and ALIVE (Alternatives to Living in Violent Environments) are working together to accept donations of coats/jackets and toys for children this Christmas.
Marcus Daily didn’t grow up in Franklin County, but he’s become as well known here as many natives. If you don’t recognize his name, you may have heard of his business, although not by its official name, the Pizza Dog.
The St. Louis Symphony will perform a total of 15 holiday concerts in the month of December, concluding with the annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Concerts include:
Family Tree Tours, a leading European genealogy tour provider for genealogy societies and individuals, announces its preplanned group heritage tours for 2014.
Ignorance is bliss — unless it involves the holidays. I had no idea this Christmas season would be shorter than the norm. Over the weekend it hit home.
Songwriters have been urging us to “count our blessings” for years, from the popular hymn penned in 1897 by Johnson Oatman Jr., to the Irving Berlin tune crooned by Bing Crosby in the holiday classic, “White Christmas.”
The Daughters of the American Revolution Valley of the Meramec Chapter held a dedication ceremony Sunday, Nov. 10, of a DAR marker in honor of Hartley Sappington, a Revolutionary War veteran, at the Sappington Family Cemetery in Washington.
BRANSON, Mo. — Only in Branson does the Christmas season begin the day after Halloween.
Over the weekend, I read a column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about what a disservice we do buying our children everything they want for Christmas. Entitlement ensues, and the idea “that more is better,” leads to “feelings of disappointment and frustration.”
It was about 6 p.m. Saturday evening when Maria Blankenship was tearing down the paper that had covered the windows at Union Furniture for the last eight weeks or so. Just as she did, a car drove past — then promptly backed up to get a peek at what she was unveiling.