relocation: Townsend Wyatt & Wall Department Store..past..Townsend Wyatt & Wall Lofts present..St Joseph MO - 01/04/10 02:21 PM
The large building at 602 Francis, St Joseph MO, was built in 1918 as a Department Store where Townsend Wyatt and Wall occupied the building until 1983.

Townsend Wyatt and Wall was the lead department store in Downtown St. Joseph, carrying up-scaled clothing, furniture, small appliances and more. 
Residents recall the luncheon counter where shoppers and visitors came for a quick lunch and a fountain coke. 
The 3rd floor was the mezzanine where shoppers could sit, rest and watch others shopping.  The basement was called the bargain basement where shoppers could save money while still shopping at Townsend Wyatt and Wall. 

After … (2 comments)

relocation: Why I'm Kicking Your Butt in Selling Real Estate - 09/03/09 08:15 AM
This is a great article written by fellow Active Rain member Bob Haywood.  Thanks Bob for allowing me to re-blog your article.
Bob Haywood, (McGraw Realtors)  BOB HAYWOOD, ROCKS!!

Dear Ineffective Realtor,
You used to be a big dog in this business, but not anymore.  Today I watch you in the office as you read the latest edition of Realtor Magazine, make some phone calls and sit around visit with others or read the latest funny email someone sent you.
I want to be sad for you, but I can't.
You see, your comment about how texting is for young people … (4 comments)

relocation: Aquatic Park--splashing fun--St Joseph MO - 08/19/09 06:06 AM

Over the summer the pool saw thousands of visitors, even for a summer with not so many hot days! 
Aquatic Park is a awesome place for an entire day or even just a few hours.  Many families and companies also take advantage of the park and book their family reunion, birthday parties and company picnics at the pool.  The park is so attractive and above all is an attraction that competes right up with the best water parks in the area.  People love to go because it is close and inexpensive fun! 
 The plans for this state … (2 comments)

relocation: Pony Express Statue...Public Art...St Joseph MO 64501 - 08/16/09 03:47 PM
Pony Express Statue...Public Art...St Joseph MO 64501
The Pony Express monument, is located on the corner of Tenth and Frederick streets in downtown               St. Joseph, Missouri.
The bronze horse and rider is a heroic statue created by Hermon A. MacNeil, a famous sculptor, who also carved the murals for many state capitals, and the United States Supreme Court figurine in Washington, DC.
The Pony Express Statue was unveiled in St. Joseph on April 20, 1940 commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Pony Express.  The Pony Express was the fastest mail delivery between St. Joseph, MO and Sacramento, CA.  The Pony … (3 comments)

relocation: Planting America-In Honor of the Fisher Family-St Joseph Mo - 07/19/09 04:12 PM
Throughout St. Joseph you can find many stunning sculptures, murals and mosaics as you visit our city, some of the pieces dating back to the early 1900's. 
St. Joseph has always been a city rich in history and artistic development.  Looking back on the original building and homes, shows how long art has been a part of the St. Joseph community.  From visual to performing arts the citizens of our town support and embrace the arts culture. 
 "Planting America" is a statue that features a mother, father and daughter planting an apple tree, and it is dedicated to the immigrants … (5 comments)

relocation: Krug Park--A Family Affair--St Joseph Mo - 07/07/09 07:38 AM
In 1890 the Krug family, a family of St. Joseph donated land to the City of St. Joseph for park development.  Originally only a portion of the land that is occupied today was given, but over time a total of 162 acres was acquired.  The beginning plans were drawn up before the depression so many things were left undone.  But still today the Krug Family legend lives on as the property serves as the largest park in St. Joseph with many attractions of its own. 
Krug Park is located on the North Side of the St. Joseph Parkway … (1 comments)

relocation: Kansas City Chiefs Football Training Camp One Step Closer to St Joseph MO-UPDATED - 06/19/09 03:23 PM
Construction of Chiefs Camp Facility to begin soon!!!
The original post can be found here
After many questions going back and forth between Missouri Western State University, the State of Missouri  and the Kansas City is set to begin as soon as July 1!  The facility design plans are down to the final drafts.
It is for sure that St. Joseph will be the new HOME to the KC Chiefs Training Camp starting in 2010!
For three weeks out of the year the KC Chiefs players and staff will reside in St. Joseph.  During this training process the players won't only … (2 comments)

relocation: Historic Missouri Theater....St Joseph MO - 03/19/09 05:23 PM
Historical Missouri Theater, a $1,000,000 1200 seat  "Movie Palace" opened in 1927, residents had watched the construction for over a year of the extravagant  "open air playhouse" while listing to bizarre stories of the exotic sculpture inside the building done by 20 year old Wayland Gregory.  Publix Theatre Corporation, a division of Paramount, owned the gala theatre.
The road of ownership was long and rocky for the first 50 years, the building still structurally sound, had fallen into a sad state of neglect.
In 1976 a non-profit Town Hall Center, Inc, was organized by a group interested … (10 comments)

relocation: Kansas City Chiefs Football Training Camp One Step Closer to St Joseph Missouri - 01/05/09 03:08 PM
This is a win for the people of Missouri by bringing the Kansas City Chiefs training camp to the teams home state.
Senator Charlie Shields has worked for several years to bring the current Wisconsin based training camp to Missouri.
The Missouri Development Finance Board approved tax credits that are a vital step in securing St Joseph and Missouri Western State University as the new home of the Kansas City training camp.  The board approved $25 million in tax credits for improvements to Arrowhead Stadium, a publicly owned facility, where the Chiefs professional football team plays.  Part of the credits would … (4 comments)

relocation: Buchanan County Agri-Business Expo Center~Proposed~ St Joseph Missouri - 12/28/08 12:22 PM

                                       Buchanan County Agri-Business Expo Center~Proposed
Buchanan County is proposing to showcase our agricultural heritage.  The facility would sit on 43 Acres in Buchanan County at the intersection of I-29 and Highway 169 North.
The facility would provide a venue to display and educate the public on past, present and future agricultural activities.  The center would be one structure that would include several components.
Total square footage would be 249,400 under one roof.
(1)  The Expo Center would include a Expo floor, class rooms, lobbies, offices and kitchen, with a combined space of 52,000 square feet.
(2)  The Arena would … (4 comments)

relocation: One of America's best schools ~ Benton High School~St Joseph Mo - 12/11/08 01:00 PM
St Joseph Missouri Benton High School received a Bronze metal as one of America's Best High Schools, according to  U.S.News & World Report, a prominent media group. 
The media group, along with School Evalutation Services, an education research firm, evaluated 21,069 public high schools in 48 states on their "standardized test performance," "proficiency rates of all students" and "challenging college-ready curriculum."  Data was taken from the 2006-2007 school year,according to the article in
Congratulations to Benton High School and keep up the good work!

relocation: St Joseph a community to be proud of...... - 11/24/08 07:50 AM
                                           photo courtesy creativecommons   
St Joseph possesses a number of assets that can assure the success of the community.  St Joseph is a unique community famous for its historical link to the Pony Express and Jesse James.
                Twin Spires         ~   ~            Krug Park        ~ ~      Krug Park Feathered Friends
St Joseph is also a community that gives back as a compassionate home, where charity, during times of distress, is offered freely to those in need.  They define us.
Just last week the community stepped up again, United Way passed its $3.55 million goal by over $40,000.  In my opinion this community understands … (6 comments)

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