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Roberts Grave Yard Rededication: Gone but Not Forgotten

Sunday, April 10th, descendants, neighborhoods and local historians gathered for the re-dedication of the Roberts Grave Yard. Chouteau Estates resident, Eric Stitt lead the restoration project.  Stitt said that over the last three years’ 75 Chouteau Estates residents volunteered over 500 hours to reclaim the cemetery.  Stitt also said that …

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Celebration to honor 9-1-1 calltakers and dispatchers

19th Annual Telecommunicators Appreciation Celebration to recognize important role of emergency dispatch personnel. The Kansas City Regional 9-1-1 System will honor 9-1-1 dispatchers and call-takers for the vital role they play in public safety at the 19th Annual Telecommunicators Appreciation Celebration on Friday, April 15, from 6 to 10 p.m., …

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Community Champion: Keith Nelson

Throughout the Northland there are countless individuals and organizations who give of themselves every day to help make their neighborhoods, schools and cities a better place.  If you would like to nominate someone or an organization, please email [email protected] This month’s community champion is Mr. Keith Nelson. Keith is a great …

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Northland Family Seeks Help To Bury Teenager that Died In Tragic Car Accident

We were notified this morning about a family in the Northland who tragically lost their son in an auto accident on March 24. According to a GoFundMe page set-up by the family, they are of limited means and were unprepared for tragedy such as this. Alex Wilson, a sophomore at …

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Kansas City School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

Crossing guards across Kansas City will be honored Wednesday, May 4 when the Kansas City Mayor and Council proclaim the day as the inaugural School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day. “The focus of School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day is to praise the invaluable service that crossing guards perform in making sure …

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Northland Runner Takes Time to Say “Thanks”

Shawn Etzenhouser is definitely a fast runner, but he’s also willing to stop and smell the roses, or say “thank you” to a four-year-old volunteer while he competes in a half marathon. Etzenhouser won last year’s inaugural Heroes for Hope Half Marathon, the Northland’s first 13.3-mile race that returns for …

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Setbacks and Success: The Missouri-Made Story Of Jermaine Andre

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“Missouri Viewpoints” is a weekly non-partisan news, information, public affairs program that is produced by Mike Ferguson. The show is on television and radio throughout Missouri. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. Today’s pain, hardships and obstacles could be on your path to tomorrow’s success. That’s just part …

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#CaydenHothsFight Continues

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We recently told you about Cayden Hoth, a Northland teenager who suffered spinal cord injuries in an early January car accident. The Northland community continues to rally around Hoth as he rehabilitates at Craig Hospital in the Denver, Colorado area. On February 22nd supporters held a “fight night” at a Northland …

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Injured Northland Teenager Needs Your Help

Cayden Hoth

This story originally published on January 20, 2016.  Cayden Hoth is a sophomore at Staley High School. On January 8, 2016 he was injured in a car wreck. As a result of the accident, he has a C5 and C6 spinal cord injury. He cannot move his legs, has limited …

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