Ivey-Selkirk Saga Feature

The Ivey-Selkirk Saga

While St. Louisans were still trying to figure out the collapse of the venerable and beloved Ivey-Selkirk Auctioneers, three rivals moved in, hoping to squeeze onto the auction block.

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

From the Editor: Coming to the Table

In the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown, powerful stories came from Ferguson—both of despair and of hope. Reports of protesters and police, Molotov cocktails and tear gas filled the nightly news... more »

Sep 19, 2014 News

Photography by Mike Czeschin, courtesy of The battlegrounds at Cedar Lake

The Battlegrounds at Cedar Lake Offers the Area's First Permanent Mud-Run Course

Touring mud runs, like the Warrior Dash or Tough Mudder, set up temporary obstacles in a cornfield for a weekend, then move on to the next city. The Battlegrounds at Cedar Lake is the area’s first permanent mud-run course. more »

Sep 19, 2014 Sports

Photography by Mike Bizelli

Marshall the Miracle Dog Becomes a Movie Star

From a horrid life with an animal hoarder, this sweet three-legged dog has made a remarkable journey. Marshall was rescued, nursed back to health, adopted, and made the subject of a book called Marshall the Miracle Dog, written by his new owner. more »

Sep 19, 2014 News

Photography by Kate Munsch

Inside the Crystal Wizard Shop

It’s hard to know where to look when you first enter the Crystal Wizard Shop, an occult-supply store. Look to the left, and you’ll spot a not-for-sale Ouija board that’s more than 100 years old. more »

Sep 19, 2014 News

Photography by Terry Farmer

What It's Like to Climb Stairs Competitively

Springfield, Ill., native Justin Stewart does not take the elevator. He races up the stairs—two at a time, in fact—to the top of the nation’s tallest skyscrapers. And in his sport of stair climbing, he’s king. more »

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