Get Stry.us On Your e-Reader.

You’ve read our stories on this site. You’ve seen them printed in the pages of our news partners. You’ve come to our live events.

Now you can get Stry.us on your eReader.

We’ve gone through our Springfield project and pulled some of our favorite stories. We’re making them available for download to your eReader — your Kindle, your Nook, or any of your iBooks-capable Apple devices.

You can buy them directly from Amazon or Barnes & Noble, or you can download the .epub format here for free and upload it to your device that way. Your call.

Happy reading!

-The Stry.us team

The collection of Stry.us eBooks

Serviceman. Anchorman.

In 2007, Jerry Jacob left his post as co-anchor at KY3-TV in Springfield, Mo., to join the Army as a combat medic. Now he’s back on air, a familiar face in a familiar job trying to find his way in a newly unfamiliar world.

Joplin, 59 Weeks Later.

In May 2011, the city of Joplin, Mo., lost everything in a tornado. Stry.us went to Joplin 59 weeks after the storm to ask: What’s happening there now? Here’s what we found.

The Life, Death and Mourning of Tommy “Bo” Ray Bryant.

They call it the Hill. It’s the place that took Tom. It’s the place where, on April 22, 2012, Tommy “Bo” Ray Bryant, 28, was killed — allegedly by an uncle. It’s this little property outside of Walnut Grove, Mo., that haunts a family — and yet remains central to their lives.

The Story of The Neighborhood.

There are 30-odd places in this country named “Springfield.” So why is this one — Springfield, Mo. — any different? The answer starts with the people who call this place home.

The Story of Work.

Welcome to the Ozarks. This stretch of southwest Missouri has seen some big changes in its economy. These are stories of the jobs and businesses that power this corner of the world.

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