Local News

  • January 16, 2018

    Tonight South...

    Edgemoor will hold a design workshop from 6-7:30 pm Tuesday, January 16, at Evangel Church.

  • January 15, 2018

    Learn how...

    Author Terence O’Malley will speak on the history of the local mob on Wednesday, January 17th at 7 p.m. at the Raytown Mid-Continent Public Library, 6131 Raytown Rd

  • January 15, 2018

    Time Management:...

    New Year, New You…right? You’ve set your resolutions, and you’re determined to follow through. Maybe you vowed to lose weight, exercise more often, or clean up your diet. Or maybe you decided that you need greater work-life balance and want to spend more time with friends. Whatever change you’ve resolved...

  • January 9, 2018

    Free Goodies...

    To honor those who put their lives on the line keeping our communities safe,  McDonald’s will be providing free breakfast to officers in uniform on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Jan. 9.  Marco Polo’s Italian Market, located inside Jasper’s Restaurant, launches a month of “Serving Those Who Serve” on Monday, January...

  • January 4, 2018

    Reward Increase...

    The KC Crime Stoppers are asking for public assistance in identifying those responsible for the December 4 killing of Zach Pearce.

  • January 4, 2018

    A Bit...

    By Diane Euston In the mid 19th century, hundreds of slave owners purchased land snuggled on the border between Missouri and Kansas. When Kansas was admitted as a territory in 1854, they left it up to the new territory to decide if they would be a free or a slave...

  • January 3, 2018

    Libraries Have...

    Libraries Have New Hours and New Classes to Help with your New Years Resolutions Beginning January 2, Mid-Continent Public Library (MCPL) will implement new hours at each of its 31 branches across the metropolitan area, including adding Sunday hours at the three branches that serve south Kansas City:  Blue Ridge,...

  • January 3, 2018

    Everybody Knows...

    By Jill Draper Like the bar in the “Cheers” TV series, it’s one of those places where everybody seems to know your name. But they don’t serve liquor—just a complimentary cup of coffee or hot chocolate while you wait to get your hair cut, colored or styled. Salon 130 at...

  • January 3, 2018

    Midwest Recovery...

    By Jill Draper Empathy for their clients comes easily to staff at the Midwest Recovery Centers because many of them have personal experience with addiction. That includes founder and CEO Jeff Howard, who says he’s been in recovery for 16 years. “I absolutely understand what my clients are going through,”...

  • January 3, 2018

    Christmas Tree...

    By Brad Lucht Christmas is over, the packages unwrapped.  Perhaps you’ve even already written your thank-you notes.  But there comes a time when you must make that final decision … what to do with your Christmas tree. Fortunately, there are many options for disposing your Christmas tree.   First, it’s...

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