st joseph missouri: St. Joseph's Corn Maze "a-maze-ing fun" New this year "Flashlight Maze" St Joseph MO 64506 - 10/23/10 04:53 PM
St. Joseph's Corn Maze
 A field of a-MAZE-ing fun!  Check it out.  Open now! 
 Looking for some autumn fun?  Get lost in St. Joseph's Corn Maze! Take the kids out and let them run wild as they try to navigate their way from start to finish weaving in and out of the corn field.   This year the field is shaped like ‘Max' Missouri Western's Griffon (Mascot).  It is not a haunted event and is targeted for families of all ages.  The maze has a beginner and advanced route. 

 In addition to the corn maze you can also participate in other … (6 comments)

st joseph missouri: Real Life Yard Art..That Moves......St Joseph MO 64506 - 02/24/10 02:54 PM
St Joseph Mo has had a lot of severe weather this last week with 4-5 inches of snow on Friday and another 8 inches on Sunday for a total of about 35 inches for the winter season.  This evening at dinner my husband looked out the kitchen window, spotting these beauties, Real Life Yard Art! 

While watching these beautiful creatures of nature, they were actually looking for something to eat, seems the only thing above snow level was the bark off the neighbors tree.

st joseph missouri: St Joseph Calender of Events-Things To Do in May....St Joseph, MO - 05/09/09 05:16 PM
May 14-5pm-Parties on the Parkway-SW Parkway & King Hill Ave
May 15-5pm-Northside Festival-Krug Park
May 15-All Day-Bike to Work Day
Help Us Celebrate National Bike Month
With spring in the air, the city of St. Joseph and the League of American Bicyclists                                            (the national organization of bicyclists) announce that May is National Bike Month, May 11-15 is Bike to Work Week, and Friday, May 15 is Bike to Work Day.
May 16-10am-Northside Parade & Festival-St Joseph Avenue to Krug Park
May 17-10am-NW Missouri Street Rod Show-Civic Center Park
May 17-NOON-Northside Festival-Krug Park
May 23-1pm-Special Olympics Duck Race-Aquatic Park
May … (4 comments)

st joseph missouri: The Tuesday Trip... some area banks are overflowing...St Joseph Mo - 04/28/09 04:45 PM

Tuesday morning is Office Meeting and Tour of our new listings for the week, this morning we crossed over the Platte River on 36 Highway in the east part of St Joseph.

Northwest Missouri has had heavy 2-3 inches of rain in the last few days and the river banks are overflowing, while the Platte River is out of its banks the flooding is considered minor, with some highway closings. 

st joseph missouri: Memoir recounts surviving brain cancer-Twice ~Johnny Cathcart ~ St Joseph Mo - 02/14/09 11:50 AM
** The following story was featured in Life Stories of the St Joseph News Press last week, and felt it should be shared here with fellow Realtors.   Please take time to read Johnny's Story and purchase one of his books if at all possible.   
**Johnny's mom, Jane is a fellow Realtor at my office.                                               
Memoir recounts surviving brain cancer - twice by Erin WisdomThursday, February 5, 2009

Photo by Jessica Stewart
St. Joseph native Johnny Cathcart has written a book titled ‘Hotpants: A Memoir.' The Central High School alumnus started the autobiography when he was 17.

Johnny Cathcart knows … (2 comments)

st joseph missouri: Speechless Sunday~Midwest Winter Friends - 02/01/09 12:56 PM

 Saturday it was almost 60 degrees, it really gave a false impression, that spring was here!  This is a view from my deck.  The geese are really fun to watch, early in mornings they fly away to feed in the area farm fields returning about dusk they all come flying in.  I am also thankful that our doberman keeps them in the lake.

st joseph missouri: Cherry Mash Candy Bar ~ American favorite ~ Businesses in St Joseph - 01/19/09 02:02 PM
Dr George Washington Chase started the Chase Candy Company in 1876 when he had difficulty of raising a family on a doctor's meager wage.  His son persuaded him to hire two expert candy makers and worked the idea into the Chase fine confections, working on the second floor of the store.
In St. Louis, Mr. Busch was brewing his first batch of beer and Alexander Graham Bell was making his famous telephone call.
Chase Candy became known throughout the Midwest in a few years for the hand dipped chocolate candies.
Cherry Mash became one of … (2 comments)

st joseph missouri: Western Tablet Company taking a new look as ~ Lofts ~ Mitchell Park Plaza ~ St Joseph - 01/17/09 03:09 PM

Western Tablet Company plant has been an integral architectural part of St Joseph since the early 1900's.  Not only was this where the original BIG CHIEF TABLET was made, but also the number of jobs at the factory.  The Western Tablet Company held the original copyright of the popular writing notebook but was sold later to the Mead Corporation.  In 2004 Mead closed the St Joseph plant.
 The Big Chief Tablet was a popular writing notebook for several generations of young children.  It featured widely spaced lines, easier to write in for those learning to write.  It's prominence however, … (10 comments)

st joseph missouri: 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)

st joseph missouri: Sweet sensation ~Holiday Candy Recipe Winner~St Joseph Missouri - 12/29/08 12:09 PM
Alexis Bremer of St Joseph recently won the News Press Holiday Candy Recipe Contest according to the paper by a land side. 
Dainty and rich (and chocolate, which impressed the judges), the cherry-topped cookies tasted more like candy. 
One bite was all it took to finish it off.  You can't do that with most cookies. 
Ms. Bremer says she'll probably use her $100 grand prize to purchase the ingredients for her annual baking day.  An avid cook, she schedules a day long baking session with family and friends for the holidays.  
Congratulations to Alexis for the award winning candy/cookies.  You can find the … (10 comments)

st joseph missouri: 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)

st joseph missouri: Men in the kitchen ~ Cranberry pistachio coconut triangles ~ Cookie Winner in National Contest ~ St Joseph Missouri~ - 12/11/08 01:47 PM
Making cookies for the Holidays:
Mike Hendricks knows the difference in cookies.  Mike is a cell phone game programer and says he does not consider himself a cook but rather makes cookies because he does not like the ready made cookies. 
Mike according to the St. Joseph News-Press entered his "cookie recipe" in the Cook's Country best holiday cookie contest, placing runner up in the national contest.  Mike credits his wife for her help who also has some cooking contest experience as well.  Mrs. Hendricks won the Cook's Country grand price about 3 years ago. 
You can find Mike's winning cookie recipe here.
Congratulations Mike!

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