In October 2009, KETC visited Cuba, MO. The goal of the trip was to learn about the towns economic development strategies and how its residents were handling the recession. What could have been a report on a struggling community turned out to be a morning of uplifting stories.

Jack McGinnis of Cuba, Mo. describes how McGinnis Wood Products produces some of the best barrels in the world for aging spirits.

St Louis’s KSDK TV covered Cuba’s mural project.