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WW2 Vet Plays Final Round of Golf at Kearney Golf Course

It’s often this time of year you begin to see golfers put their clubs up for the season. Tuesday, one Northland golfer and former WWII vet put his clubs up, but it was after a round that had far more meaning. Fred Clark came to the Club at MariMack in …

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Staley High School Principal Named MSCA Administrator of the Year

Staley Principal Clark Mershon has been named the Missouri Administrator of the Year by the Missouri School Counselor Association (MSCA). This is awarded to a building administrator who has demonstrated exceptional leadership within the school and has effectively utilized school counselors to help carry out the school’s improvement plan goals …

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North Kansas City High School Senior Part of New Molecule Discovery

North Kansas City High School senior Montserrat Santos worked with UMKC professor Keith Buszek as part of the American Chemical Society, Project C. As part of the work, the two discovered a new molecule. Montserrat will present her findings to a panel at UMKC on Friday September 16, 2016 at …

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William Jewell Students Provide Budget Counseling to Hillcrest Hope

Hillcrest Hope

Content and photos courtesy HillcrestHope.org. For more information click HERE. Making our home in Liberty, we have the benefit of a great educational institution, William Jewell College, in our own backyard. Through the years, we at Hillcrest Hope have had the opportunity to engage students and faculty alike in a …

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Northlander Osayi Omorodion Defends Titles at AAU National Junior Olympics

Draft Pick Academy’s and Northlander Osayi Omorodion has become a 4 time AAU National Junior Olympics hurdles champion and 8 time national medalist. She competed at the 2016 AAU National Junior Olympics held in Humble, Texas from July 30 – August 6. Omorodion competed in the girls 14-year-old division and …

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Area Residents, Leaders Honored at Vocational Services Community Awards Night

Even with honors to a wide range of area residents and leaders, a big highlight of the June 23 Vocational Services Community Awards Night was celebration of the organization’s 50th anniversary. Held in the Courtyard by Marriott at Briarcliff, the event featured a silent auction and celebration of VSI’s efforts …

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NKC Hospital Brings Clean Comedy to the Northland for Latest Club W Wine & Wisdom Event

NKC Hospital CEO Peggy Schmitt introducing Pomarolli to a packed Improv Comedy Club TheNorthlandNews.com was invited out to NKC Hospital’s Club W Wine & Wisdom event with actress/writer/comedienne Kerri Pomarolli on May 25, 2016. The event was held at the Improv Comedy Club at Zona Rosa. Originally from the Midwest, Pomarolli …

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Northland Teen Fighting Leukemia For 2 Months

We were contacted by a TheNorthlandNews.com telling us about a family in the Northland that needs help. Alayna Shelley, 13-old-teenager from the Kansas City Northland, was recently diagnosed with Pre B Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Shelley has been undergoing chemotherapy treatments for almost 2 months now. As a byproduct of …

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Liberty Kindergartner Struck by Vehicle, Find Out How You Can Help

We were notified by a TheNorthlandNews.com reader about a GoFundMe page that is set-up to help the family of Lillie Savage who was unfortunately struck by an automobile on Friday, April 22nd. From the GoFundMe Page: Lillie Savage (6) was involved in a accident the evening of Friday April 22nd. She …

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