112 lb catfish caught on the Mississippi River

A St. Charles man has one heck of a big fish story to tell after a day out on the Mississippi River.

Wade Kaminski didn’t just land any catfish on Friday. He reeled in a 112 pound, approximately 5 foot long monster Blue Catfish. The Missouri state record for a Blue Catfish is 130 pounds.

Read all about it.


How many cities could claim to be home to a floating McDonald’s?

Only one – St. Louis. For more than 20 years starting in March 1980, the fast-food giant made a home on Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard on a barge designed to resemble a paddle-wheeler.

The Great Flood of 1993 didn’t kill it; time did. In November 2000, the restaurant said it was just too expensive and not justified to do the renovations the restaurant needed.