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Getaways With Purpose

Getaways With Purpose

There are several organizations in 417-land that are helping construct homes, feed children and end poverty all over the world. Learn a little about these ministries and how you can help out by...

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Yum of the Month: Sweet Potato Puffs

Yum of the Month: Sweet Potato Puffs

Drink of the Month: Fruit Wave

Drink of the Month: Fruit Wave

In the dead of winter, treat yourself to a little island flavor.

Las Margaritas

Las Margaritas

In the mood for Mexican, we washed our fresh fajitas down with a fresh margarita at Las Margaritas.

Vintage Vibe

Vintage Vibe

The Vintage Suitcase at Hvmboldt Place offers shoppers an eclectic inventory filled with antiques, furnishings and seasonal and home décor.

Getaways With Purpose

Getaways With Purpose

There are several organizations in 417-land that are helping construct homes, feed children and end poverty all over the world. Learn a little about these ministries and how you can help out by...

Food, Fun and Faulkner

Food, Fun and Faulkner

Oxford, Mississippi is less than seven hours from Springfield, making it a great quick getaway. Read on, and see how you can take advantage of the history and charm of this sweet Southern city.

How to Adopt a Family

How to Adopt a Family

‘Tis the season of giving! Get involved in an Adopt-a-Family program and give back to the community.

The Hot List

12 things you can’t stop talking about this month.

New Year's Eve with the Kids

New Year's Eve with the Kids

When did New Year’s Eve turn into falling asleep in front of the TV? Round up the kids, and head to some of these family-friendly countdown destinations.

Building a Soccer Town

Building a Soccer Town

Springfield may not be a soccer city yet, but the world’s most popular sport is gaining ground. The Springfield Demize indoor team starts its season this month.

Cattle Call

Cattle Call

The Joplin Regional Stockyards moves more cattle than any other stockyard in the country. Take a peek inside the world of the weekly cattle auction.

Christmas with the Lemmons

Christmas with the Lemmons

See Matt and Nichole Lemmon’s Midtown Springfield home dressed up for the holidays, and learn some decorating tips from Nichole.

Vino and More in Hermann

Vino and More in Hermann

If you want a stress-free vacation, but you don’t want to travel too far, visit Hermann, Missouri. Originally founded by German settlers, this quaint town has not lost its Old World charm. When...

Ready, Set, Row

Ready, Set, Row

Learn about the full-body workout you can get at CrossFit Springfield’s intense rowing class.

What You're Buying: Smartphones

We found the top three best-selling mobile phones from the major carriers in Springfield. Let’s just say flip phones have been outsmarted.

The Good List

The Good List

Change: 3,000 Hoof Beats at a Time

Change: 3,000 Hoof Beats at a Time

A new facility in Republic is improving the lives of 417-land kids and adults through therapeutic horseback riding.

Best Sandwich Contest

Think you can create the tastiest sandwich in 417-land? Enter our Best Sandwich Contest, and your masterpiece (between two slices of bread) could be featured in an upcoming issue of 417 Magazine.

Coming Out of Their Shells

Coming Out of Their Shells

The huge tortoises at Dickerson Park Zoo don’t have to hide from sight during southwest Missouri’s chilliest months. The new winter quarters for tortoises will provide an opportunity for...

Merry Marionville

Merry Marionville

Get to know Marionville through its residents’ eyes, and learn how a tuba player and some white rodents have made this small town famous.

Party Like a Grown-Up

Party Like a Grown-Up

Hire a babysitter, and ring in the New Year with your sweetie at one of these fun-filled New Year’s Eve parties.

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

The owner of Walnut Street Inn in Springfield ventured onto some of 417-land’s prettiest back roads and stumbled upon a rare Ozarks sight.

Retro Branson

Retro Branson

Brady Bunch fans will love the new Barry Williams one-man meal-and-a-show at the Yakov Theatre.

A Force of Nature

A Force of Nature

Joplin clay artist Jed Schlegel uses the earth in more ways than one to create stunning works of art.

Meet a Staffer: Dylan Whitaker

Meet a Staffer: Dylan Whitaker

Every month, we introduce you to one of the people who work on 417 Magazine. This month, meet Dylan Whitaker.

Yum of the Month: Sweet Potato Puffs

Yum of the Month: Sweet Potato Puffs

Drink of the Month: Fruit Wave

Drink of the Month: Fruit Wave

In the dead of winter, treat yourself to a little island flavor.