Month: January 2019

History & Heroes: Five Fast Facts- Milton Santee

Charles Milton Santee was a surveyor and land agent based in Rolla, Missouri for South Pacific Railroad Lands. 150 years ago, in 1869 he surveyed the villages of Dixon, Hancock, Crocker, and Richland as the railroad reached those points in its westward journey across Pulaski County, Missouri. 1. Santee surveyed the village of Prairieville, Illinois… Read more »

Introducing Casimir 2.0

American Revolutionary War Hero Casimir Pulaski (left) and reimagined Casimir 2.0 (right)

You probably have noticed a new “personality” on Pulaski County USA Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center Facebook and social media channels this year. “Casimir 2.0” made his debut January 4, 2019. As illustrated by the above side-by-side images you can see that Casimir 2.0 is modeled after Pulaski County, Missouri’s namesake Kazimierz Michał Władysław Wiktor… Read more »

Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport Announces Commercial Jet Service

Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport announced commercial jet service with Contour Airlines January 8, 2019.

On Tuesday, January 8, the City of Waynesville and the City of St. Robert joined with Contour Airlines at the Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport (WSRA) on Fort Leonard Wood (FLW) to announce the new commercial jet service that will begin on February 12, 2019. The airport plays a large part in the region’s tourism industry…. Read more »

Puzzled? Escape Rooms in Pulaski County USA!

What is an escape room? The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA defines escape rooms as: “an all-new form of entertainment where teams of 6-12 players must use and manipulate their surroundings to escape an enclosed area or achieve a goal within a set amount of time.” But, how do they work? The gamemaster, who oversees… Read more »