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Eight Questions with Katie Moore

Junior League of Springfield member Katie Moore steps into her new shoes as president and helps the JLS join forces with Habitat for Humanity.

Nine Questions with Zack Exley

He has chased down money for Wikipedia, headed up a fundraising campaign for John Kerry and even gotten under George W. Bush’s skin. Now he has settled in Crane, Missouri.

Nicola Gilardi’s Kitchen

We invited ourselves into Chef Nicola Gilardi's home for a tour of the gourmet chef’s very own kitchen.

The Space: Scotch & Soda

Downtown Springfield’s Scotch & Soda boasts a swanky atmosphere reminiscent of a 1920s-style bar.

Minerva Candy Company Webb City

After being shuttered for nearly seven years, the once-beloved Minerva Candy Company has opened its doors again in Webb City with the help of candy man Tom Hamsher.

Meet a Staffer

Every month, we introduce you to one of the people who work on 417 Magazine. This month, meet Maria Gerasimchuk-Djordjevic.

Meet a Staffer

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

A Fresh Outlook

James Martin, the new owner of Gilardi’s, is ready to turn the 417-land dining industry on its head—and it’s a vision 10 years in the making.

Read it Out Loud

417-land native David Harrison is on a mission to help young children prepare to learn through prominent voices and fun books.

A Man and His Bike

A coroner by day, Rick Stumpff spends his free time grabbing his water bottles and pedaling across the country on his high-wheel bicycle.

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