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Driving The Beat

Norm Ruebling is probably best known for owning MO-X, but rivaling that claim to fame is his status as a local music celebrity. Find out how his days with Marching Mizzou led him to his MO-X success.

Keeping the Peace

Keeping The Peace: Don Spiers After serving in the Peace Corps in the 1970s, Don Spiers returned to the United States a changed man. Learn about his adventures, and get details on the Central Missouri Returned Peace Corps Volunteer’s Third…

Kim Anderson At Home

On the Home Court: Coach Kim & Melissa Anderson While Coach Kim Anderson’s basketball career has brought many challenges to family life, the Andersons have maintained a strong sense of togetherness. Their commitment is a story worth…

A World Of Difference

World Changers: Jimi & Cristi Cook Jimi and Cristi Cook build hope through building schools in impoverished communities around the world. See how gratitude inspires them to “Be The Change,” and meet some of the people whose lives are…

Grandma Vegas

Dancers need costumes, and at Missouri Contemporary Ballet, the woman in charge of creating those costumes is Barbara Smith. Find out why she took on this volunteer role — despite being less than passionate about sewing.

Riding High

Riding High Two local horse riders, Liz Hotchkiss and Bill Wise, earn a national honor from the Dressage Foundation. Their dressage stories show there’s no one way to fall in love with this most graceful of equestrian sports.