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Sending Packages For The Holidays? Here's The Deadlines!

Shopping, wrapping and sending. You need to be aware of the postage and shipping deadlines to make sure your packages get to their destinations on time.  We have compiled a list of deadlines from Christmas cards to presents, you may want to print off. The USPS says it the week of Dec. 13-18 is anticipated to be the busiest mailing, shipping and delivery week of the season. USPS recommends the…


Weekend Family Activities!

WEEKEND UPDATE FOR November 24-28 THURSDAY Willard Turkey Trot and Family Fun Run at the Willard Middle School. On site registration is 7:30 race is at 9 am.  Register for $25.00 10th Annual Branson Turkey Trot on November 25th, 2021! Race starts at 8:00 a.m. Come early to Register Springfield Greene County Turkey Trot-  Virtual. Run your own race. Get info at…


These Restaurants ARE Open on Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is largely about food. But if you don't want to cook it, there's nothing wrong with wanting the big meal and the trimmings without the sweat. Here are the chain restaurants in Springfield  that will be open on Thanksgiving.  Applebee's Bob Evans Cracker Barrel Denny's Golden Corral Logan's Roadhouse


Picking Out A Christmas Tree? Here's Some Help!

Looking for the perfect Christmas tree? Depending what you like there are a variety of trees to pick from. Here is a list of trees that may appeal to you and your family. Happy decorating! Fraser Firs Frasers could be considered the generalists of the Christmas tree world. Their shape can vary from skinny and wide. "They're the Cadillac of the tree business," Lutz says. But that also means their…


Missing Ingredients? Check Out These Solution Substitutions!

Has this ever happened to you? I need some Butter milk and you are totally out- well don’t go to the store, check out these cool hacks that may get you thru the holidays! 16 Common Ingredient Substitutions to Get You Through the Holidays Without an Extra Trip to the Store Buttermilk Believe it or not, you can still make your famous buttermilk biscuits, even if you're missing the buttermilk.…


New Business in 417!

A new brick and mortar headquarters is set for “On Angels Wings” its located in the Meadow Lark Place at 1440 E. Lark.  On Angels’ Wings recently formed an alliance with Lost & Found Grief Center to expand grief recovery services in the Springfield community. Welcome On Angels Wings.


KSMU Trivia Night

Need to get out of the house this evening? Grab some friends and exercise your mind. KSMU-Ozarks Public Radio, in partnership with Springfield Brewing Company, present KSMU Trivia Night TONIGHT – Thursday, November 18th from 6-9pm – hosted by Trivia Masters Lauryl Wagoner and Kyle Jeffries! Put together your team of 2-5 people and join your fellow public radio nerds to flex your brain muscles…


What Food’s Are Ok For Dogs on Thanksgiving?

We love our furry friends and sometimes we just want them to enjoy some holiday food like we do. However, there are some foods that we shouldn’t give our dogs. Here is a list that are “no no’s” for puppy. Not safe for pets Turkey bones, skin, and gravy Stuffing Casseroles Mashed potatoes Creamed peas Chocolate, cookies, pies, and sweets (especially anything containing xylitol) Alcoholic…


What’s NEW in 417?

Check out this brand new restaurant in Springfield!    If you love CHICKEN – you will love, “Smoked 417 Chicken and More!” Sandwiches, chicken and waffles, nuggets, strips, minis, and so much more!  Smoked 417 Chicken opens 9 am to 10 at 603 S. Kimbrough… dine in or take out- Welcome! 


Ryan Reynolds On Antique Roadshow (Video)

We LOVE Ryan Reynolds! His quick wit and honesty, even when it’s TMI, gets us every time! Ryan was recently on “Antique Road Show” talking about  “Cleo’s Egg!” An egg that Ryan “borrowed” from his friend at the museum. Watch this: