Yong Chong Rastorfer moved to Columbia in 1995. Hailing from South Korea, she found a community within the Columbia Korean Baptist Church in Columbia, Mo.
A Missouri Photo Workshop Documentary in Mountain Grove, Missouri.
Produced by Youngrae Kim, Emily Nevils, Ellie Cherryhomes, and Aaron Phillips
Edited by Derek Poore
Ryder Bloomquist, 7, has qualified for the 36th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, which is the largest amateur motocross race in the world. Over 22,000 hopefuls across the United States were vying for 1,446 qualifying positions. Bloomquist did just that after competing for the last four months in regional qualifiers.
Van's Car Wash opened its annual Halloween-themed haunted car wash service in Muskegon, Mich.
Taking place during four days at Heritage Landing, Michigan Irish Music festival draws large crowds for its Irish music, food, drink, merchandise, and cultural activities and lectures.
Two tug boats recently took up residence at Mart Dock in Muskegon. Their arrival marked the end of a blustery cold 21-day, 3,000-mile journey from Staten Island, New York. Up to 20-foot-tall Atlantic Ocean waves, an ongoing battle with seasickness and a snapped towing cable while traversing Lake Michigan helped create a memorable, yet sometimes scary, trip.