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Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November through January as families across the country and the world gather for the holidays. To ensure your holidays are as safe as possible, the following is a list of precautions to keep in mind while decorating, cooking and trave…

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KEARNEY — Whether it’s a group of friends, family or co-workers, those looking for a chance to team build, have some fun and challenge their brain can do so in Radiant Life Church’s escape rooms.

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KEARNEY — Beginning in late November or early December, the Kearney branch of Mid-Continent Public Library at 100 S. Platte-Clay Way, will close for four to five months for renovations. Staff said they are eager to have the construction begin, and ultimately open the doors to a more modern library.

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KEARNEY — Described as a visionary, friend to the elderly, education supporter and business innovator, former Kearney Mayor Bill Dane was many things to many people. To the local Lions Club, he was a true humanitarian, worthy of the Kearney Lions Club Foundation’s highest honor, the Melvin J…

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SMITHVILLE — Each year, the Smithville Community Toy Store collects toys and monetary donations to purchase toys to provide financially-insecure parents with presents to give their children during the holiday season.

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Each year communities across the Northland honor those who serve our country with a host of community events in honor of Veterans Day. Veterans Day is Sunday, Nov. 11.

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SMITHVILLE — Just north of Smithville, off U.S. Highway 169 near Trimble, is a ranch for sale that Debbie Childress of Smithville has been keeping tabs on.

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CLAY COUNTY — Providing support services and camaraderie to current and former military members and their families, several veterans organizations call the Northland home. In honor of Sunday, Nov. 11 being Veterans Day, the following is a listing of organizations providing veteran assistance…

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KEARNEY — Employing adults with disabilities, The Fulfillment House in Kearney aims to fulfill orders for shipping clients across the nation while also fulfilling dreams of independence of its workforce.

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KANSAS CITY NORTH – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt launched the Missourians Achieving a Better Life Experience to Work initiative Thursday, Oct. 4, while at a roundtable to celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month at Easterseals Midwest, located off Vivion Road.

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SMITHVILLE — After David Cooper of Edward Jones proposed a vote to approve the Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce pay the balance of the city's Sept. 11 Memorial placement was denied based on precedent, Board President Scott Pearson sought a way to fulfill Cooper's wishes.

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Vegetarian dishes are often loaded with flavor, which might come as a surprise to those who do not adhere to vegetarian diets. In fact, many dishes that originated in India, a country known for its flavorful, spicy cuisine, are vegetarian dishes that are popular the world over, among vegetar…

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Booming technology has not only propelled transportation with electric cars and communication and entertainment devices with smartphones and virtual reality headsets, but has also advanced medicine.

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KEARNEY — City residents will be given the opportunity to dispose of items too large or heavy for the normal trash service during the bulky item collection at their residences Saturday, Oct. 20. Regular household trash will not be accepted. Storefront businesses are not included.

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LIBERTY — On Monday evening, Oct. 8, Bill Taylor, who has served on many planning committees which have brought significant changes to the city of Liberty, received his official 2018 Civic Leadership Award plaque and recognition from the council. Taylor’s wife Mitch stood beside him, beaming…

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SMITHVILLE — Martha Parks embodied the title of public servant. Remembered by her children as someone who was always there for others and giving of herself, the community of Smithville will always remember the impact she had.

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CLAY COUNTY — Clay County Public Health Center, located at 800 Haines Drive in Liberty, renewed its contract to continue providing Women, Infants and Children services for fiscal 2019.

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LIBERTY — Thanks to volunteer efforts from staff and support from the community and residents, New Beginnings Apartments has a new koi pond.

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SMITHVILLE — While Matthew Moyers was serving his country in the United States Air Force in South Korea, never did he think the people of his community would someday seize the chance to give a little back.

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Parents around the Northland are preparing for another night filled with fun and candy. Even with a sweet ending, the preparation isn’t all tricks or treats. It means getting the right costume for the right price.

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KEARNEY — The Kearney Food Pantry seeks volunteers willing to drive to Harvesters on Topping Avenue in Kansas City to pick up items for distribution among the area’s needy families.

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KEARNEY — Polka music, loads of German beer and hearty ethic foods will permeate Jesse James Park’s pavilion once again during the seventh annual Jim Bach Memorial Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 6.

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KEARNEY — The Kearney Lions Club will once again host a White Cane Day health fair, providing resources to those with visual impairments. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Firehouse Community Center, 106 S. Jefferson St.

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KEARNEY — Kearney Senior Center’s garage sale will be Thursday and Friday, Oct. 4 and 5. The sale starts at 8 a.m. both days at 600 N. Jefferson St.

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Despite some chilly temperatures and gray skies, the 2018 Liberty Fall Festival drew thousands of visitors to the Liberty Square to enjoy shopping, music and all sorts of entertainment, a parade and performers who starred on "The Voice."

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National Child Passenger Safety Week is Sunday to Saturday, Sept. 23 to 29. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to ensure all caregivers of young children know the importance of buckling children in an appropriate child restraint.

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Historic Downtown Liberty Farmers Market provides vendors that carry a variety of produce, flowers, meat, eggs, baked goods and prepared foods, but also provide more. The market assists low-income families through acceptance of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits and participa…

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KEARNEY — Firehouse Community Center and Bob Delano’s American Family Insurance agency will once again gather community volunteers to clean up the yards of senior citizens who need assistance.

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National Child Passenger Safety Week is Sunday to Saturday, Sept. 23 to 29. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants to ensure all caregivers of young children know the importance of buckling children in an appropriate child restraint.

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KEARNEY — While Kearney was a hive of activity throughout the weekend for the Jesse James Festival, one of the more delicious festival offerings was the annual Jesse James BBQ Cook Out.

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An official survey of Medicare beneficiaries is underway, and the Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol is offering some pointers to people who may receive visits.

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An official survey of Medicare beneficiaries is underway, and the Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol is offering some pointers to people who may receive visits.

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CLAY COUNTY — Volunteers are needed for the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. The group is seeking those good with numbers and people to help prepare seniors' taxes for free.

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KEARNEY — For J.C. Lewis, life has been one atmospheric adventure of love after another. While sitting in the living room of his apartment at Westbrook Care Center on Platte-Clay Way in Kearney, the retiree recounted his life spent as a professional pilot and diver.

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LIBERTY — David Eaton lives just north of Liberty, but his bike takes him all over the country to ride for the Bike MS challenge. This year’s ride is Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22 and 23. The full course is from the Garmin Headquarters in Olathe, Kansas to the Douglas County Fairgrounds in L…

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KEARNEY — Mid-Continent Public Library is preparing to kick off Phase II of its capital improvement plan, impacting the Kearney branch and others around the Kansas City metropolitan area. All work will begin before the close of the year.

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CLAY COUNTY — A community health survey is being conducted by the Northland Health Alliance as part of a community health needs assessment. Community members of Clay and Platte counties are asked to participate.

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KEARNEY — As it does each year, the Optimist Club’s Labor Day Races will return to downtown Kearney on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.

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LIBERTY — On Saturday, Aug. 25, about 20 volunteers bustled around the Freedom House’s designated area for In As Much Ministry, interviewing clients, helping them create shopping lists and working in the pantry.