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CLAY COUNTY — For the second time in less than four months, a court found in favor of Clay County Sheriff Paul Vescovo in his lawsuit against the County Commission. The Missouri Western District Court of Appeals filed its opinion Thursday, Dec. 5.

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CLAY COUNTY — In one of the shortest open Clay County Commission sessions in recent history, no action was taken to question voters on the April ballot about the creation of a constitutional form of government commission, the meeting's only public action item on the agenda. Instead, what too…

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CLAY COUNTY — In a Facebook post read by hundreds Sunday, Nov. 24, and on a morning AM radio broadcast heard by many more Monday, Nov. 25, Presiding Clay County Commissioner Jerry Nolte called for the resignation of his fellow commissioners Gene Owen and Luann Ridgeway.

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CLAY COUNTY — After confusion from multiple amendment attempts, public comments and more than an hour of debate on the matter, a majority of Clay County Commissioners approved Monday, Nov. 18, creating a nonbinding committee to explore either a charter or constitutional form of government fo…

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CLAY COUNTY — A public discussion on possibly changing the county’s form of government was punctuated by inaction and personality conflicts during a Clay County Commission meeting Nov. 4.

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CLAY COUNTY — Missouri Department of Transportation crews will conduct culvert work along a portion of Missouri Highway 92 from approximately Missouri Highway AA to U.S. Highway 69 near Excelsior Springs starting at 9 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 21 and 22.

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CLAY COUNTY — For her efforts in establishing the county’s tourism office as a marketing organization that qualified for a matching marketing grant to attract visitors to the region, Clay County’s Director of Tourism Melissa Mohler received the Rising Star Award during the annual governor’s …

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CLAY COUNTY — The Missouri Department of Transportation will close all southbound traffic of the Buck O’Neil Bridge on U.S. Highway 169 between the Richards Road exit and 5th Street beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Work will continue until 5 a.m. Monday, Oct. 14, for bridge deck repair work.

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CLAY COUNTY — A bridge rehabilitation project on 128th Street over Interstate 35 in Clay County is among the first construction contracts awarded by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission to rehabilitate or replace 14 of the state’s poor bridges. They are the first bridges to be…

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CLAY COUNTY — An attempt by Presiding Clay County Commissioner Jerry Nolte to change the commission’s nonemergency press release policy to require 24 hours for all commissioners to provide input before statements on behalf of the commission are released failed in a familiar 2-1 vote with Eas…

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CLAY COUNTY — In what has become a familiar claim of lack of communication before action by staff, Clay County Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte is again saying he was not consulted before county staff released a statement seemingly on behalf of the commission on commission letterhead. The …

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St. Michael's Veterans Center is accepting nominations for the 2019 Celebration of Heroes Guardian Awards, which honor Kansas Citians who help improve the lives of veterans in the metropolitan community.

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Kansas City opened Northland Fire Station 15, a 12,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility, Tuesday, Sept. 17. The station sits on 7.3 acres donated to the city by Star Development Corp. President Tim Harris.

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Mid-Continent Public Library is hosting its biannual Food for Fines program this fall. From Monday to Sunday, Sept. 9 through 15, library fines will be forgiven based on donations of nonperishable food items.

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CLAY COUNTY — While commissioners voted against building a future Annex on current county-owned property in Kansas City, a special commission session will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, in the Administration Building on the Liberty Square, to determine if the county will buy addit…

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CLAY COUNTY — An ordinance modification that would have allowed any Clay County commissioner to add items to commission session agendas and would have returned the opportunity for members of the public to comment on nonagenda items during meeting proceedings was voted down 2-1 on Monday, Aug…

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CLAY COUNTY — The Clay County Collector’s Office is partnering with CivicSource, an online auctions site for tax-distressed real estate, to host community information sessions on how to participate in the upcoming tax sale. Sessions will be held at noon and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at R…

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CLAY COUNTY — A closed executive session of Clay County commissioners that took place in July caused consternation among some county residents and had Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte saying he doesn’t understand why the meeting had to be held on the day it did, as it interrupted county as…

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CLAY COUNTY — Missouri Department of Transportation is set to begin a two-year bridge rehabilitation project on the Interstate 435 bridge over the Missouri River, which straddles Jackson and Clay Counties, this month.