Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Northwest Missouri's David Rice Atchison might have been president of the United States for one day in 1849. Or it might just be a good story that's told.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

In a small town in Northeast Kansas, the benevolent act of a young person more than a century ago led to the creation of a bit of Americana: the piggy bank.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

The trust left behind by George Bode Jr. continues to be a driving force in park improvements in St. Joseph almost 60 years after his death.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The Fabian Cobb family lived on a typical Missouri farm in 1973. That was before Molly the Monkey came riding up one day on the back of a hog.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

In a time of segregation, two St. Joseph schools just wanted to see some good basketball played. This episode looks back at a 1951 game that broke the local color barrier.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Some of the former St. Joseph school buildings went on to other uses, while a few became just empty lots. This episode looks back at the structures of local education.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Every old city has its ghosts. Some of them can be seen as a physical presence, like fading paint in an urban landscape. This segment looks at the ghost signs of St. Joseph.

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

They left Mexico and came to the United States in search of a better life. Those who found a home in St. Joseph settled in an area around Sixth and Atchison streets. This segment looks back at a place once known as Little Mexico.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

St. Joseph once had a number of grand movies houses. Most have been lost to history, but some still stand. This segment looks back at the palaces of cinema in St. Joseph.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

When Polish immigrants came to St. Joseph in the early 1900s, many of them settled in the same Midtown neighborhood. This segment looks back at an area called Goosetown.

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