Growing Up St Louis

Jim Merkel  loves to write about St. Louis people and places. As a native St. Louisan, and life long reporter, he delves back into St. Louis’s rich history and makes it come alive.  He introduces you to people you may or may not know.  I’m so glad I could bring our interview to you as we go down memory lane together. 

His latest book, Growing Up St. Louis: Looking Back Through the Decades, author Jim Merkel interviewed more than 100 people about their childhood experiences in St. Louis. It’s available through

Join me on KSIV AM1320 and FM 91.5 for unique interviews every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. Central. If you have a story that you would like to share, contact me here and you might just become my next guest!

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  1. Emily Walker says:

    Growing Up St. Louis has been a great project for Jim Merkel. He’s good at what he does. He and his wife are good people, and personal friends. I’ve enjoyed the learning experience through his writings.

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