LAND, PEOPLE AND POSSIBILITIES

The New Territory is a quarterly print magazine based in Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska.

Photos: Near South neighborhood in Lincoln, Nebraska by Andrew Dickinson | Barn and Mulberry Creek, Arkansas by Alice Driver | Finch near Cape Girardeau, Missouri by Glenn Landberg

We tell stories of the lower Midwest.

The New Territory celebrates what we’re doing well and asks how we can do better.
A Wild Hunger

A Wild Hunger

Notes on eating, foraging and the power of looking closer BY PATRICK MAINELLI | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 03 These were definitely the...

Twain’s Mysterious Stranger

Twain’s Mysterious Stranger

A newly discovered letter reveals Mark Twain’s biographer and literary executor as a charmer who was either a liar or...

First Love

First Love

“With Alice, I found myself transformed.” BY ROSE HANSEN | THE NEW TERRITORY ISSUE 03   Jon brought the fawn to me at...

Dividing Lines

Dividing Lines

Is it fair to make people pay for a public service? It’s a question civic leader put off for half...

Tainted Spring: How well-meaning conservationists spawned a fish invasion

Tainted Spring: How well-meaning conservationists spawned a fish invasion

Asian carp proponents believed they were saving the planet. Who could have known the problems they would cause? BY ANDREW...

A city that matters — St. Louis and Show Me $15

A city that matters — St. Louis and Show Me $15

Fast-food workers in St. Louis band together to protest low wages. The average salary of a fast food worker is...

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