Col. Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that deer are more active and create hazards for Missouri motorists this time of year.
KANSAS CITY — Public art will welcome visitors to Kansas City when they land at the new Kansas City International Airport terminal. A nationwide search for artists to create compelling works for the terminal was launched.
CLAY COUNTY — In addition to the Clay County Public Health Center testing site at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Liberty, pop-up COVID-19 testing sites will be available in Clay County.
CLAY COUNTY — The Clay County Commission is again mired in legal controversy, this time with Kansas City over construction of the $20 million new Annex. The project is being constructed at Missouri Highway 152 and North Brighton Avenue in Kansas City.
CLAY COUNTY — The circuit court-appointed Constitution commission charged with drafting a new form of county government submitted ballot language to the county election board to appear on the November ballot.
CLAY COUNTY — In addition to wanting their children to have the opportunity to play sports this fall, protesters against possibly postponing fall sports to spring in light of the COVID-19 pandemic are taking issue with county public health administration, saying there is a lack of transparen…
CLAY COUNTY — Clay County is recognizing Child Support Awareness Month with news it collected nearly $21.7 million in child support with an effectiveness ratio double that of Missouri’s and nearly triple that of the national average.
In a letter to Clay County school districts, Director of Clay County Public Health Center Gary Zaborac offered new options related to playing contact sports in the fall.
CLAY COUNTY — The circuit court-appointed Constitution commission charged with drafting a new form of county government is nearing completion of its work. Commission leaders said proposed changes to the form of county government should be ready to go to Clay County Election Board by Tuesday,…
CLAY COUNTY — The Clay County Economic Development Council has named David Slater as its next executive director, to begin Aug. 24. “I’m honored with the EDC’s selection,” Slater said. “Opportunities for Clay County are immense. But there’s a lot to do. We’ve got to tap our full potential, a…
CLAY COUNTY — The Missouri Department of Transportation will close the two left lanes of northbound Interstate 435 between Front Street and Missouri Highway 210 from 5 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, to pour concrete barrier walls on the new bridge deck.
KANSAS CITY — New billboards across Kansas City are encouraging the community to take action to reduce violent crime as part of Operation LeGend. Operation LeGend is a federal partnership with local law enforcement to address the increase in homicides and violent crime in Kansas City.
CLAY COUNTY — After an evaluation process, the Missouri Department of Transportation developed a list of qualified design-build teams to compete for the contract to build a new U.S. Highway 169 Buck O’Neil Bridge.
CLAY COUNTY — The Missouri Department of Transportation will hold a virtual public meeting to address the upcoming project for replacing the 53rd Terrace bridge over interstate 435 in Clay County.
It’s great to be the bearer of good news. Each summer the staff of the Courier-Tribune and Gladstone Dispatch have the privilege of announcing the winners of our annual Best of the Northland contest. The list of this year’s honorees fills the pages of the special edition published in the Jul…
CLAY COUNTY — While the audit of the Clay County Commission continues to be mired in legal delays, audits of other elected county offices by the state auditor’s office continue. This summer, findings from audits of the Recorder of Deeds and Public Administrator’s offices were completed, and …
CLAY COUNTY — Outgoing State Rep. Jon Carpenter faces current Clay County Assessor Cathy Rinehart on the Democratic primary ballot for western Clay County commissioner. The winner will face the Republican primary winner on the November ballot.
CLAY COUNTY — On the Republican primary ballot, voters this August will choose between four candidates for western commissioner of Clay County. The top vote-getter will advance to the general election in November and face the winner of the Democratic primary.
CLAY COUNTY — On the Aug. 4 ballot, voters in the Republican primary will choose one of three candidates to face lone Democrat candidate Dustin Bell in the November general election for the office of eastern Clay County commissioner. Republicans on the primary ballot are: Doug Ervin, Megan T…
CLAY COUNTY — The public health center is continuing to relax restrictions on certain types of gatherings in Clay County. Starting Sunday, July 5, Clay County Public Health Center mandated the county will remain in Phase 2 of Step 2 of the COVID-19 pandemic recovery plan, but with amendments…
CLAY COUNTY — Missouri Department of Transportation will work on the two left lanes of northbound Interstate 435 between Front Street and Missouri Highway 210 from 11 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, until 7 a.m. Thursday, July 2, for concrete deck work.
After closing in mid-March because of coronavirus concerns, many of Clay County’s historic sites have reopened to the public in recent weeks with some changes to hours and various safety measures added.
KANSAS CITY — The city council of Kansas City will use to $2.5 million of the millions in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funding allocated to the city from Clay County for aiding low-income households and small businesses in Clay County.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville’s Board of Aldermen, on Tuesday, June 23, unanimously approved to partner with the Clay County Economic Development Council to provide small business grants to local businesses that have been impacted by coronavirus.