KEARNEY — With Mayor Bill Dane breaking a tie vote of the Board of Aldermen, a conditional-use permit request to locate a contracting business in the former Rock & Run Brewery and Tap Room space in the 100 block Washington St. was denied Tuesday, Jan. 16.
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KEARNEY — Voters going to the polls in April will help determine the funding fate of the city’s second Interstate 35 interchange after aldermen unanimously approved Tuesday, Jan. 16, putting two questions on the ballot.
CLAY COUNTY — A 33-year-old Liberty woman died after being hit by a car Wednesday, Jan. 10, as she walked in the middle of Missouri Highway 92.
LIBERTY — Franchise owners and married couple Kevin and Jennifer Schwarzenberger are opening their first Orange Theory Fitness locations today, Thursday, Jan. 18, in Liberty Commons. It’s a guaranteed party, but on Friday, Jan. 19, it becomes a workout party.
LIBERTY — At a special session of the Liberty City Council Tuesday, Jan. 16, the council members came to a preliminary consensus on the language to use to ask voters to approve a local use tax at the same rates as the total local city sales tax rate, currently 3.375 percent.
INDEPENDENCE — For Kearney swim and dive, #HammerDown this week was more than just a hashtag.
LIBERTY — Bram Wijnands and his jazz group will take over the Corbin Theatre stage Thursday, Jan. 25. His “swingtet” will start its set at 7 p.m.
LIBERTY — With the new year just getting under way, a couple of authors with local ties are preparing for book launches in the midst of writing new manuscripts and planning for their next books to be picked up by a publisher.
LIBERTY — Auditions for the Corbin Theatre production of the Tony Award-winning farce, "Lend Me a Tenor" will be Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20 and 21.
LIBERTY — At the final 2017 meeting of the Liberty Parks and Recreation Board, steps continued to move forward to make sure anyone trying to take steps along Liberty’s trails has an acceptable experience.
LIBERTY — Almost a month ago, just two days before Christmas, a locally owned small business gifted a car it had bought and repaired to a recent graduate of Hillcrest Hope. A mother of 4, Heather, was the recipient of Liberty Car Care's generosity.
Editor’s Note: The Courier-Tribune ended 2017 by looking back at those who inspired us in 2017. In keeping with that theme for the start of the new year, this series profiles individuals in the Northland who are inspiring for various reasons, including overcoming traumatic health issues, ded…
SMITHVILLE — Four Smithville students have been invited to perform at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach during the Missouri Music Educators Association Conference as members of the All-State Band. This is the largest number of band students selected in the history of Smithville School District.
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Over the past year, the Senate has worked hand in hand with the Trump administration to advance Missouri families’ top priorities.
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