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By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Last Thursday was the kick-off for 2010 St Joseph Regional Association of REALTORS®  members in St Joseph.  President Mary Kay Lyle, exciting theme for the event was                                             "THE FUTURE'S SO BRIGHT-YOU GOTTA WEAR SHADES" Fellow Realtors®, Bobbie Jo Howe and Sco...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Yesterday, I stopped in to visit Erica Garrison at the Comfort Center and see their new 3,000+ sq. ft. show room located at 1804 North Belt Highway, St Joseph MO. The Comfort Center opened in 1980 as a fireplace store in a 200 sq. ft. building and sold wood stoves.   They now carry a large select...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Please read this touching story about Matt Ziesel a young man that "Just wants to play football" that became a media sensation overnight.  Matt Ziesel is a freshman at Benton High School in St Joseph, Mo, who loves to play football. Last Friday night displayed what true sportsmanship truly is abo...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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The large building at 602 Francis, St Joseph MO, was built in 1918 as a Department Store where Townsend Wyatt and Wall occupied the building until 1983.   Townsend Wyatt and Wall was the lead department store in Downtown St. Joseph, carrying up-scaled clothing, furniture, small appliances and mor...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Last week while showing homes to the Minton family who are relocating to St Joseph,        we took a break and visited Kris & Kate's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shoppe.                    Their twin 5 year old daughters Tara & Cara immediately liked the BIG PINK ICE CREAM CONE BUILDING and had quite ...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Yesterday, having a little extra time I visited Mann's Nursery in St Joseph                Fall Mums are ready to burst in color with choices in many colors                I have known Roger Mann since he first started in business over 15 years ago with a John Deere tractor and a push mower doing...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Happy Holidays from Our House to Yours!  If your looking for some Holiday Cookies and Candy, here are a few of our favorites,  their easy to make and you just can't fail. This recipe was handed down from my grandmother. Date-Fig Christmas Cookies: cream the following 2 ingredients together 1/2 # ...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Today is Gary and my 45th Wedding Anniversary....Where do the years go? The newly weds taking off for their honeymoon, Right? ....              Life was rough for newly weds in 1964, Gary was in his first year as an apprentice pipefitter/plumber with the starting wage at $4.65 an hour and Dona wa...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Get in on the Action, Saturday September 12!        Be part of the action as thrilling,              fast-paced bicycling and fun, family entertainment come together.                                               St Joseph will host the finish of Stage 6 of the Tour of Missouri.                  ...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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                                                        Over the summer the pool saw thousands of visitors, even for a summer with not so many hot days!                       Aquatic Park is a awesome place for an entire day or even just a few hours.  Many families and companies also take advanta...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Pony Express Statue...Public Art...St Joseph MO 64501 The Pony Express monument, is located on the corner of Tenth and Frederick streets in downtown               St. Joseph, Missouri. The bronze horse and rider is a heroic statue created by Hermon A. MacNeil, a famous sculptor, who also carved t...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Throughout St. Joseph you can find many stunning sculptures, murals and mosaics as you visit our city, some of the pieces dating back to the early 1900's.  St. Joseph has always been a city rich in history and artistic development.  Looking back on the original building and homes, shows how long ...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Walter Cronkite--St Joseph native--Remembered--St Joseph MO   As the nation mourns the passing of anchorman Walter Cronkite, local residents remember the St Joseph native. Walter Cronkite was born in 1916, in St Joseph. His father Walter Cronkite Sr., and grandfather Frederick Cronkite were both ...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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               In 1890 the Krug family, a family of St. Joseph donated land to the City of St. Joseph for park development.  Originally only a portion of the land that is occupied today was given, but over time a total of 162 acres was acquired.  The beginning plans were drawn up before the depre...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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WOW, What an attractive building!  As you enter the doors of the National Military Heritage Museum you soak up more than just the history of our military services.  The large, brick structure speaks for itself when it comes to its beautiful appearance, but visitors can't help but be suspicious of...

By Dona Reynolds, St. Joseph MO
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Stein Summers)
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Parents and Grandparents lined the streets today for the 4th of July Kids Parade in St Joseph. The kids rode bikes, scooters, big wheels and several were pulled in wagons or walked, in celebration of the 4th of July.  Many were dressed for the occasion while others carried flags.    One thing is ...

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