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Celebrating the National Park Service

August 17, 2016

Thursday, August 25, is the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial/Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis has exciting plans to celebrate it.  At 11 am on the 25th, state and city leaders will gather at Luther Ely Smith Square for a ceremony followed by a picnic, food truck […]

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New state park now open in Missouri

August 3, 2016

When was the last time you got to experience a state park when it was brand new? You can at Echo Bluff State Park in Eminence, which has officially opened.  It’s located along the Current River in Shannon County. A grand opening ceremony was held July 30. The park features new event and meeting space, […]

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Tune up for a good cause

August 3, 2016

Mark your calendar for Aug. 27, 2016, and plan to attend the River Music Festival in Kimmswick.  The event benefits Ride On St. Louis, a nonprofit offering equine therapy services to children and adults with disabilities, disadvantaged youth, and veterans. The festival runs from noon to 8 pm, and features food, drinks and a barbecue […]

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Delta Queen Steamboat

June 29, 2016

  The historic Delta Queen Steamboat is closer to cruising the rivers again!  The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee today approved a plan that would allow vessels of its kind to return to the waterways.  The measure will go to the Senate and House of Representatives for approval, and will need the president’s signoff to become […]