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Marine vet views beauty of St. Joe from Missouri River during grueling canoe trip
A Marine veteran viewed St. Joseph from the Missouri River as she paddled the 3,300 miles from the headwaters of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico. Amanda Hoenes of Branson wrote about the adventure in her book: Digging Deeper: USMC Veteran Solo Paddles the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. Hoenes...
Sashay your way into a new hobby with the Savannah Sashayers this summer
A local group of square dancers is lacing up their dancing shoes to teach lessons in St. Joseph to a new generation. The Savannah Sashayers have been around for nearly 43 years, dancing and enjoying social gatherings every Sunday in Savannah. Member Angie Houk says one of the greatest things...
Kids flock to the pools to start off summer
Hundreds showed out to start off pool season with a splash on the first open weekend, and residents are continuing to enjoy the water and summer sun. Jessica Oshel, special event communications coordinator for St. Joseph Parks, Recreation and Civic Facilities, said the first open weekend of the summer season saw a large turnout for facilities such as the Aquatic Park.
Theater camp for teens offered through library
The St. Joseph Public Library is offering teens a chance to get in on the act this summer. The Teen Theater Camp aims to bring together students from all experiences and backgrounds who share a love of theater and acting. Teens age 12 to 17 who register for the program can participate in a musical theater program as well as a weeklong reader’s theater camp in July.
Kris and Kate's Ice Cream: a delicious twist on the original Twistee Treat in St. Joseph, Missouri
It doesn't have to officially be summer to get your ice cream treat! Maybe seeing ice cream dripping off of a waffle cone brings back childhood memories — a memory we keep repeating.
New exhibits and fun events coming to the Albrecht Kemper this summer
New galleries of art are coming to the Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art, showing off the works of women artists throughout the centuries. (Women) Artists from the Collection 1800 thru 2022 will open tomorrow evening at the museum. Executive Director Eric Fuson says the curated exhibit was designed to show...
Attention: Mobile food truck canceled at Barnard
The Second Harvest Food Truck for June, which would have been June 13 has been canceled. It will be back on the schedule for, July 11.
St. Joseph Library offering theater camp for teens
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - To celebrate the All Together Now Summer Reading Program, the St. Joseph Public Library is offering Teen Theater Camp. Hoping to bring together students from all experiences and backgrounds who share a love of theater and acting, teens ages 12-17 who register for the program can participate in a Musical Theater program as well as a weeklong Reader’s Theater camp in July.
Imagine 11 kicks off 10th year of downtown concerts this weekend
A summer concert series in downtown St. Joseph has brought the community together since 2013 and returns this weekend for a tenth year. Imagine 11 began in 2013 in response to a request for live music in Coleman Hawkins Park. One of the founders Roger Lenander says the mission of...
Ready or not, Summer arrives at Aquatic Park
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) In February St. Joseph's City Council decided they didn't want to invest eight million dollars in a new outdoor lap pool to only be open three months out of the year. That cold February day is when Parks Department Director Chuck Kempf began to sweat, and it wasn't small stuff.
More than 70 vendors showing out for Ales West this weekend
One of the largest beer festivals in the Midwest returns to St. Joseph on Saturday. The Ales West Beer Festival will host more than 70 breweries, wineries and distillers from the area on Saturday, June 3.
Photographer finds success in field after starting with the Mustangs
When fans step inside Phil Welch Stadium in St. Joseph, the majority of the photos hanging around the stadium are credited to one man. Growing up in St. Joseph, Nick Ingram said he found his footing in the world of photography thanks to an opportunity at Phil Welch Stadium. His local work ultimately led to success in a national news organization.
Albrecht-Kemper Museum opening female-centric exhibit
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - The Albrecht-Kemper Museum is opening a new exhibition titled "(Women) Artists from the Collection, 1800-2022." Running from June 10 to September 17, 2023, the exhibition showcases diverse artwork by women artists, including renowned figures like Mary Cassatt and Janet Fish. The museum, with its collection of...
The St. Joseph Mustangs Show Season 3 Episode 2
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Mustangs Show sponsored by Goetz Credit Union and Ventura Foods continues on with Episode 2. In this episode, KQ2's Chris Roush looks at former Lafayette standout Ike Book's path back to the Mustangs. Mitchell Riberal sits down with Cole Slibowski and the Mustangs are...
M'Shoogy's Emergency Animal Rescue asking for community help to locate the owners of two abandoned dogs
(SAVANNAH, Mo.) M'Shoogy's Emergency Animal Rescue is calling on community members to help locate the owners of two dogs found in critical and fatal conditions earlier this week. The sister company of Angel's Vet Express announced a reward of $1,000 for each dog owner found, in relation to these cases.
Get out of the summer heat and see a movie while also helping families in need
A summertime tradition returns starting this week at Regal Theatres in St. Joseph. For an outstanding 20th year, old films will be brought back to theaters to help benefit Second Harvest during the KJO 105.5 Canned Film Festival at Regal. Second Harvest Chief Development Officer Michelle Fagerstone says while this...
Albrecht-Kemper Museum hosts second annual art fair
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Saturday, the Albrecht-Kemper gave local artists the chance to sit face-to-face with the St. Joseph community. The museum hosted their second annual art fair to help promote emerging artists in the region. The event featured live musical artists and a range of art pieces -- from photography...
New Exhibition At Albrecht-Kemper Highlights Art By Women
St. Joseph, MO; The Albrecht-Kemper Museum will open a new exhibition on June 10 which will run until September 17th. A reception will be held on June 9th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. featuring light refreshments and a cash bar. According to a news release from AKMA, women make...
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