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What’s been the best year of your life? That’s an interesting question and one that came up in an interview with a former journalism student of mine, Tobias Johansson, from Lund, Sweden.
In an article about the Top 10 songs by Alabama, “the most successful band in country music history,” Taste of Country notes that this is the group that paved the road for so many of today’s top country groups.
If you think you know Bret Michaels based on songs you hear playing on the radio, you’re not getting the full picture.
The search is on for Missouri’s 10 Best Grandmothers.
Paige Plaisted, daughter of Harry and Ruth Plaisted and a student at Meramec Valley Middle School in Pacific, who was crowned 2016 National American Miss Missouri, 10-12 Cover Girl at the state pageant last month, will hold a fundraiser this Sunday, July 24, to benefit the Ballwin Police Officer who was shot in the neck during a traffic stop earlier this month.
There’s something irresistibly cute about young wildlife — baby raccoons, kits, fawn . . . People who come across them in Missouri parks and woods, maybe even on their own property, want to protect them, so they sometimes pick them up and bring them inside if they don’t see the animal’s mother around to care for it.
Vacations are learning experiences. We returned home smarter than we started after a week in upper Michigan. In the past, we’d visited Traverse City, and knew how beautiful the area is, but this time we went further north to a very nice Vacation Rental By Owner cottage in Harbor Springs.
Ever wonder why pet food companies don’t make something like ice cream flavored cat food? Wouldn’t cats run to gobble it up?
Meg Engelhardt has two different work spaces — a quiet lab inside the Edgar Anderson Center at Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit and the wide open spaces of parks, prairies, roadside patches, basically anywhere native plants are growing across the Missouri Ozarks. Where you will find her on any given day of the week depends a lot on the weather.
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
Paige Plaisted, daughter of Harry and Ruth Plaisted and a student at Meramec Valley Middle School in Pacific, was crowned 2016 National American Miss Missouri, 10-12 Cover Girl at the state pageant held June 25-27 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia.
As education coordinator at Shaw Nature Reserve, Karen Bryan has watched dozens of kids each year discover and deepen a love of nature, conservation and science, but there are a few moments that stand out to her, like when a middle school girl in the H2O club asked her mom if they could get owl pellets, like the ones the club was dissecting, to have as an activity at her next birthday party.
Katy (Ledo) Boyer had just turned 17 back in August 1961 when her parents put her on an airplane with her 15-year-old brother, Juan, and dozens of other young Cuban girls and boys (more than 14,000 would eventually come), and sent them from their homes in Cuba to live in the United States.
The Saint Louis Zoo’s Jungle Boogie Friday Night Concert Series offers free live music every Friday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. through Sept. 2. Concerts are performed on the outdoor stage in the Schnuck Family Plaza in the center of the Zoo.
The movie “Airplane,” a 1980 disaster spoof, made famous a quote many are familiar with, “Surely you can’t be serious . . . I am serious and don’t call me Shirley.” There’s a club comprised of members who don’t mind being called Shirley because they all share that first name and have a barrel of fun because of it.