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The 2014 Great Northwest Wine Fest, which took place Saturday, Sept. 27, at Griffith Park in Mound City, Mo., eclipsed last year’s event, coordinator Marilyn Alldredge said.
At B.K. Pumpkin Patch, just north of Mound City, Mo., on Hwy. 59, Mound City R-2 senior Miles Loucks’ crop is booming.
“[The pumpkins] have been very good this year with all the rain we’ve had,” Loucks said.
Although Element Power pulled Mill Creek Wind Farm from the area, the county is continuing to move forward with its Enhanced Enterprise Zone (EEZ).
Mark and Lisa Fothergill left St. Joseph, Mo., and their tavern, “The Missourian,” behind after the passing of the smoking ban; now, they’re taking on a new business in Mound City, Mo.
“We burned out in St. Joe,” Mark Fothergill said.
Tom VanDeventer’s patchwork-like crop field, located just southwest of Mound City, Mo., is shown here on Monday, Sept. 22.
Corey Kudrna, wildlife manager at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, catches butterflies during the workdays at the refuge, located near Mound City, Mo., on Saturday, Sept. 20.
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