Skip to main content
our facebook page
Free Email Newsletter
Credit Card Payment
Latest Posts

Area News and Announcements Blog

This page has been updated.  
You will be redirected to the new page in three seconds

Thank you for visiting


Friday, May 22 2015

Get hooked with MDC Free Fishing Days June 6-7 when you may fish the Show-Me State without having to buy a permit or trout tag. Special permits may still be required at some county, city, or private fishing areas.

Posted by: AT 12:01 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, May 15 2015

The classes are divided into four sessions. Each lesson also includes 50 minutes of fishing with tackle and bait provided by MDC. These classes are open to youth and families who desire to learn fishing basics or advanced skills.

Posted by: AT 01:56 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, May 08 2015

The exhibition currently showcases a selection of letters written between Bob Dole and members of his family beginning from the day before his first day of school at KU in September 1941 through his time in recovery at the Percy Jones General Hospital in April 1947.

Posted by: AT 03:43 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, May 08 2015

Marching to Victory opens the vaults at Truman's presidential library to share eyewitness accounts and historic documents and artifacts related to major conflicts and monumental victories.


Posted by: AT 03:26 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, May 08 2015

The exhibit explores the intersections of history, art, architecture, and humanities as well as the past, present, and future of the City. The opening reception kicksoff a weekend dedicated to historic preservation in St. Joseph, Missouri.


Posted by: AT 02:14 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, May 08 2015

The renovation, which included improvements to the museum’s environmental conditions and visitor experience, was part of a $10.2 million capital campaign.

Posted by: AT 11:35 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, May 08 2015

The Eisenhower 125 series is co-presented by the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home with support from the W.T. Kemper Foundation - Commerce Bank, Trustee.

Posted by: AT 11:29 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, May 08 2015

An $11.7 million renovation of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City will showcase the internationally celebrated Marion and Henry Bloch Collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Art, which will go on permanent view in Spring 2017.

Posted by: AT 10:50 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Tuesday, May 05 2015

Periodical cicadas are so named because the broods emerge in 13-year or 17-year cycles. This 17-year brood emergence is occurring in an area that extends from Iowa to Texas and includes western Missouri and eastern Kansas. A 13-year emergence is also occurring in southeast Missouri and portions of other states. But the two broods are not expected to overlap.

Posted by: AT 07:10 am   |  Permalink   |  Email
Monday, May 04 2015

Held at the Wyeth-Tootle Mansion, the event features demonstrations, speakers, vendors, and a chance to make a “parlor visit” to seven nearby homes to learn from the owners about their preservation experiences. 

Posted by: AT 01:58 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Add to favorites

Content on may be protected by Winding River Communications or the contributing author or institution.   |   PO Box 119   |   Smithville, MO 64089
Phone: 816-898-7485  | is published by as a resource for museums, historic sites, nature centers, libraries, public archives and related organizations to publicize their work in preserving and promoting local history and natural resources. All listings are free. Visit to list your activities.