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  • January 22, 2018

    St. Luke’s...

    Tours and light refreshments will accompany the Grand Opening Monday afternoon from 4-6 pm.

  • January 19, 2018

    RC’s: The...

    Owner David VanNoy says the recipes on RC’s breakfast menu come from family, friends and staff. But the highly proclaimed biscuits and gravy (called OMG! B&G on the menu) are his own. “When our families were younger, we used to all live on the same property,” he says of his...

  • January 19, 2018

    Bring a...

    Pancakes big enough for a carry out pizza box. Cinnamon rolls bigger than the plate. Welcome to Jerry's Cafe in South KC.

  • January 19, 2018

    From Pioneer...

    From Pioneer Trails to Paved Modern Road Systems By Diane Euston  As Oliver Goldsmith wrote, “Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.” In the case of southern Jackson Co., the history of the roads and current infrastructure tells a unique story...

  • January 19, 2018

    Breakfast in...

    There are many unique breakfast specialties in the South Kansas City breakfast market.

  • January 18, 2018

    Foreign Exchange...

      By Jill Draper There are two main reasons that Leo (Hei Ting) Cheng, age 16, left family and friends behind in Hong Kong and journeyed to the United States last summer. The first is to improve his English skills, and the second is to find out why Americans think...

  • January 18, 2018

    Hometown physician...

      By Joey Salome “I love Kansas City, I am a KC boy,” says Dr. Christopher Cummings, DO, who is the newest addition to a general surgery group at Saint Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Cummings is excited to be back in south KC, where he grew up and attended high...

  • January 17, 2018

    St. Luke’s...

    It’s captured the curiosity of all who travel near 132nd and State Line Rd. The mostly abandoned shopping strip on the Leawood side of the border has had continuous construction since May 2017. High fencing and No Trespassing signs surround the corner property. But on Monday, January 22, from 4-6...

  • January 17, 2018

    FEMA Moves...

    FEMA Moves In By Jill Draper It’s move-in time for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Region VII as more than 200 employees begin work at their new headquarters—the former DeVry University building on Holmes Road just south of the Red Bridge Shopping Center. Staff members are arriving on a staggered...

  • January 17, 2018

    Out of...

    For more reasons than one, the library will no longer be part of the new Wonderscope facility being built at the Red Bridge Shopping Center.

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