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New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in St Joseph, MO
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around St Joseph.
Cosby, Mo. man competes on Wheel of Fortune
(COSBY, Mo.) A Cosby, Mo. man found his way on to national television this week. Jason Heller, a third-generation farmer, appeared on Wheel of Fortune Tuesday night. Heller said the experience of being on an iconic TV show is an interesting one and the tradition of watching the hit show was passed down from his grandparents, and now, his children are fans, too.
East Hills Library Launches Monthly Art Show; Library Foundation Fundraiser on Oct 6th
The East Hills Library is strengthening ties between local artists and art lovers with their monthly show, Art Omnibus. Launching on the fourth Saturday of this month, consecutive shows will be held each fourth Saturday thereafter. Not limited to only paintings, the program welcomes various art forms including music, dance and even tattoo artistry.
Cosby, Missouri Man to Appear on Wheel Of Fortune
St. Joseph, MO; Jason Heller from Cosby, Missouri will be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune's Weekend Getaways week. Heller will appear on the show Tuesday, September 19th. Heller is a fourth generation farmer in the Midwest and comes from a long line of 'Wheel Watchers'. Heller is also a...
KQ2 On The Move Features Entertaining Activities at Missouri's Illuminate Center
On September 19, 2023, community-based TV show, KQ2 On The Move, highlighted Illuminate. This is an entertainment center located in Saint Joseph, Missouri. The engaging broadcast started with the show hosts playing mini-golf. They tackled a creatively-designed, jungle-themed course and entertained audiences with light-hearted mistakes and victorious moments.
Jersey Mike's to celebrate grand opening in St. Joseph on September 20th
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Jersey Mike's Subs is celebrating their grand opening on Wednesday, September 20th. Jersey Mike's is located at 3508 North Belt Highway in the former Pie Five building. Franchise owner Roger Blake-Ward is planning to host grand opening and fundraiser events from September 20th to September 24th in...
Sparkling Serenade: A Spectacular Neil Diamond Music Night at the Missouri Theatre
Mark your calendars for a spectacular evening of music coming to the Missouri Theatre. On September 23rd at 7:30 pm, the theater will be hosting a Neil Diamond Music Night that you won't want to miss.
Symphony season starts with 'Cowboy Jamboree'
The Saint Joseph Symphony kicks off its new season with a musical salute to the American West. “Frank Oden’s Cowboy Jamboree” takes the stage at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at the Missouri Theater. The show features scenes by Oden, an actor and cowboy poet, with music performed by the symphony interspersed with his act.
Local artist returns to St. Joseph in new exhibition at Albrecht Kemper
A new exhibition coming to the Albrecht Kemper Museum of Art will feature works from an artist who formerly lived in St. Joseph. Director Eric Fuson says the Then is Now exhibition will feature works from Ani Hoover, an artist who used to take classes at the museum before she moved to Buffalo, New York.
Price Chopper Faculty Of The Week
Nominate an area school employee to be one of our weekly award winners. Each winner scores a $25 Price Chopper gift card. When you nominate a school employee please let us know their name, what their job at the school is, and what school they work at.
27th Annual Pumpkinfest at the Pony Express Museum and Patee Park
St. Joseph, MO; October 13th through October 15th marks the 27th Annual Pumpkinfest at St. Joseph's Pony Express Museum and Patee Park. Festivities include a children's costume contest, live music, magic, storytelling, dancing, therapy dogs, balloon art, and the Pony Express Prospectors. Pumpkin Mountain will be lit up on October...
SJPL to host Books, Beers and Boos fundraiser on October 6th
(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Public Library (SJPL) is hosting a Books, Beers, and Boos fundraising event on October 6th at River Bluff Brewing Company from 4 to 6 p.m. The theme for the event is Twisted Fairy Tales and admission is $20. For the price of admission, participants...
Art Explosion at East Hills Library
St. Joseph, MO; According to a media release from the St. Joseph Public Library, East Hills Library in St. Joseph will be offering a monthly program spotlighting artists of different styles. The program, called Omnibus, will be lead by Allegra Cloud and will feature local artists such as painters, musicians,...
Tenderloin Challenge to help offset St. Joseph student lunch debt
A special challenge will be held in St. Joseph next month with more than bragging rights at stake. St. Joseph School District Foundation Executive Director Julie Cobb says in this challenge, you eat and others benefit. “The Tenderloin Challenge is a little bit of a competition to deem St. Joe’s...
Fairy Wings and Pirate Things Bluff Woods Fundraiser
St. Joseph, MO; According to social media posts, Alchemy Tea Co. will be hosting a fundraiser for the Bluff Woods 2024 Renaissance Festival on September 30th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is called Fairy Wings and Pirate Things and features themed drinks, a bake sale, and face...
Celtic Street Faire instills pride in Ireland
The Ancient Order of Hibernians assembled Saturday for the seventh time at Civic Center Park, welcoming guests and all manners of merriment. In what has become almost as much of a celebration for the Irish American community of St. Joseph as St. Patrick's Day, the Celtic Street Faire featured an all-evening arrangement of live music and libations.
Piano Month + Guitars, Chico Hamilton & Henry Butler FEATURED NEW ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Aguanko - Unidad
Night Train kicks off a new week with a new Featured New Release of the Week. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’ll showcase the latest album from Latin jazz ensemble, Aguanko. We go back for three albums recorded on this date in the ‘60s – from John Coltrane, Charles Lloyd and Oscar Peterson with Milt Jackson. Birthday celebrations tonight are for trombonist John Fedchock, guitarist Emily Remler, and Brazilian pianist Jovino Santos Neto. Speaking of piano, Night Train continues the September Piano Month Feature with new music from Isaiah J. Thompson in hour one, and a Piano Showdown concert with Henry Butler, Aaron Goldberg, Bob Seeley, and Eddie Palmieri. (Palmieri will be featured on the next Global Village at the Savannah Music Festival show, airing Monday September 25th at 7p.)
Annual homes tour shows off historic jewels of St. Joseph
Seven of St. Joseph’s historic architectural jewels will be shown off during an annual tour this weekend. The sixth annual Jewels of St. Joseph Homes tour will once again draw in hundreds of people from around the region to see historic architecture. Owner of the Shakespeare Chateau Isobel McGowan...
St. Joseph Library hosting local author showcase
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Book lovers will be heading to St. Joseph at the end of this month for the 2023 Local Author Showcase. It happens at the Downtown St. Joseph Public Library on Saturday, Sep. 30 from 2 - 4 p.m. The showcase will feature 16 area authors from...
Mac and cheese cook-off benefits women in need
St. Joseph residents put on their chef hats on Thursday to compete in the S’mac Down macaroni and cheese cook-off. Greater Than Financial presented the cook-off at the Castle Bridge Event Center to benefit the Sisters of Solace nonprofit, which is a residential program providing shelter for women who are survivors of sex trafficking, trauma and addiction. The two-year program provides them with access to health care, GED preparation and a job making the nonprofit’s body care products.