Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center
Kaitlyn McConell Ozarks Alive
Kaitlyn McConnell

Kaitlyn McConnell is the founder of Ozarks Alive, a web-based cultural preservation project that shares the legacies of unique people, places and history of the region. Since its inception in 2015, hundreds of stories have been preserved through the website. 

Millsap Farms connects local food and community

It’s about the food, but really, it’s about something greater at Millsap Farms, a place where passion grows on a 20-acre plot of land in northeastern Greene County. The hands helping turn the dirt belong to Curtis and Sarah Millsap, a husband and wife who took a former nursery and transformed it…

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Joe’s Route 66 Diner a longtime stop in Strafford

Joe’s Route 66 Diner refers to a road in its name, but there are many paths that take the hungry to the small Strafford stop that still has a walk-up window and a legacy so well known that it doesn’t matter much that the sign is missing out front. There are families and students – both current and…

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