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Chris Collins started with the National Park Service 16 years ago at Glacier National Park in Montana.
National Park Service

Ste. Genevieve, a small town on the Mississippi River about an hour south of St. Louis, still has a bit of the flavor of the early 1700s when it was first settled.

Several buildings from those French colonial times still stand in the town, helping it earn a National Historical Park designation in 2018. 

Now, officials have taken another significant step by introducing the park’s first superintendent. Chris Collins has spent 16 years with the National Park Service and brings a degree in French language and literature to an area of Missouri with deep French roots.

Mascots will face off in a kid-sized hockey rink in one of several activity rooms at the 2020 NHL Fan Fair, which runs Thursday through Sunday at Union Station. Jan. 22, 2020
Carolina Hidalgo | St. Louis Public Radio

The St. Louis Blues will play host to the National Hockey League’s All-Star festivities this weekend for only the third time in the team’s history. 

And this year’s celebration of all things hockey comes with the Blues sitting at the top of the mountain as Stanley Cup champions and this season's Western Conference points leader.