While a winter storm brought snow, ice and sleet to the Northland that caused roadways across the area to become dangerous Friday, Jan. 17, Kearney, Liberty and Smithville representatives said their respective cities remained quiet.
The state's high court shut down Clay County's chance at a different outcome in the state regarding the lawsuit brought against the Clay County Commission by Sheriff Paul Vescovo.
KANSAS CITY — When the Kansas City Chiefs (13-4) take on the Tennessee Titans (11-7) Sunday, Jan. 19, for the AFC Championship, there will be at least one Northland native on the gridiron, Beau Brinkley.
Due to inclement weather, the following is a list of schools that canceled classes for Friday, Jan. 17:
HOLT — City leaders say they are working to contact the owner of the former Holt Elementary school building, located at 455 School Way, as it has been a nuisance for years and is becoming a safety liability.
LIBERTY — Desirea Ferris has been missing since May 2, 2017. After two years with no definitive knowledge about what happened to their then-18-year-old relative, the family is hoping a new private tip line will encourage someone to come forward with information.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Jan. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri charter school students, parents, and community members from Kansas City and St. Louis will flock to the state's Capitol Rotunda for a rally leading up to National School Choice Week. Several hundred are expected to attend the event, including guests of honor Rep. Doug Richey, Rep. Michael O'Donnell, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed.
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Local, regional and national leaders of the United Church of Christ announced Jan. 18 that church donations have wiped out $12.9 million in medical debt for 11,108 households in and around St. Louis. Families are now receiving letters telling them that their debt, averaging $1,167, has been forgiven.
CNN's Max Foster explains the significance of the news that Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will no longer use the titles of His and Her Royal Highness after announcing they would step back from their roles as senior members of the royal family.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have lost their titles of "His and Her Royal Highness" after announcing they would step back from their roles as senior members of the royal family, Buckingham Palace announced.
L.J. Williamson, a high school police officer in Atlanta, was being honored during a pep rally when she got a big surprise from her son, US Army Spc. Shakir Aquill.
SMITHVILLE — After working for a few years in accounting, Becky Zuercher was married and raised five children as a stay-at-home mom.
LIBERTY — Kansas City-based Hallmark Cards, Inc., which operates its global businesses under the Hallmark and Crayola brands, will reduce the size of its current workforce by about 400 of the company's 30,000 employees, according to a company press release.
Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced the top five investment products or schemes likely to trap Missouri’s investors in the new year and recommended steps they can take to protect themselves from investment fraud.
Valor Ranch of Smithville, an upstart charity, competed in a Christmas tree decorating competition at Ameristar Casino in Kansas City with other area nonprofits and won $2,500 for its effort to help homeless veterans get back on their feet. "It was so exciting," founder Debbie Childress said…
LIBERTY — Liberty Police Department was awarded the Kansas City region’s Outstanding Agency Award by the Special Olympics of Missouri. The award is granted for participation, funds raised and involvement with the organization in 2019. This is the first time the police department received the award.
Perhaps George Washington seems like the sort of man who would lean toward being a New England Patriots fan, but here in Liberty, his true colors shine through the recent ice and snow with a jaunty plaid scarf and Chiefs hat. The nation's first leader was dressed in Chiefs gear ahead of this…
KEARNEY — After more than a decade on Kearney’s route No. 7, Harold Heflin’s tenure at the helm of a Kearney School District bus has come to an end.
The Missouri Department of Conservation stocked Kearney's Jesse James Park lake with 800 trout on Wednesday, Jan. 15. Fishing in the park, located north of downtown off Missouri Highway 33, is allowed with a pole and line. While fishing in the park is free, city code states fishermen must ha…
Missouri State Parks has Land and Water Conservation Fund grants for outdoor recreation projects available to cities, counties, public school districts and public universities.