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Community Champion: H. Virgil “Skip” Bower

The Northland News

Throughout Clay County there are countless individuals and organizations who give of themselves every day to help make their neighborhoods, schools and cities a better place.  Starting in 2016 I will be honoring those who deserve honor by writing Community Champion features for The Northland News.  If you would like …

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Shield Casework product manager, Lauren Lee, named to the “Women in Engineering” awards

Lauren Lee Shield Casework

North Kansas City, Mo. – Shield Casework’s product manager Lauren Lee was named the November Solidworks Women in Engineering honoree this week. Lee worked at Dimensional Innovations, the company that developed Shield Casework, for five years before becoming the head of the engineering department at Shield. Since moving over, she …

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Former State Representative Tim Flook Appointed as Associate Circuit Judge

Gov. Jay Nixon announced Monday that Tim Flook of Liberty, Missouri would become Clay County’s newest Associate Circuit Judge. The longtime attorney at Flook & Graham currently provides legal representation to the county as an assistant counselor. He was also  past president and treasurer of the Hispanic Bar Association of Greater Kansas …

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Oak Hill Day School 2nd-4th Grade Choir Reminds Us We Can “Make a Difference”

Oakhill Day School Renovation

This popped up in our Facebook feed this afternoon, and we thought you might enjoy it. This is the Oak Hill Day School 2nd-4th grade choir singing “Make a Difference.” Oak Hill Day School is an independent private school in the Northland. They were originally founded in 1947. The recently announced …

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Kansas City Bettys Serving Veterans and Poised for Growth

Kanas City Bettys

The Kansas City Bettys are a volunteer group of women who dress up in 1940s style clothing and make appearances at veteran’s events, museum events, and military exhibits. The Bettys were out on Veterans Day at Hy-Vee in Liberty recruiting for the Heartland Honor Flight. We stopped by to watch them …

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North Kansas City Hospital Holds First Wine & Wisdom Event With Special Guest Andie MacDowell

Andie MacDowell North Kansas City Hospital

If you’re a woman in the Northland you might want to be aware of a new program that North Kansas City Hospital recently launched. Club W is intended to help women become healthier and happier. The best part about the program may be it’s cost. Membership is free for area residents, …

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The Northland News Interviews Actress Andie MacDowell

The Northland News was invited to interview actress Andie MacDowell prior to North Kansas City Hospital’s inaugural Club W Wine & Wisdom event on November 5, 2015. The actress best known for her work in Groundhog Day;  Short Cuts; Sex, Lies, and Videotape; and Four Weddings and a Funeral was the …

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Northbounder Magazine Takes On a New Look

Kansas City Northland Northbounder

Awhile back we told you about another exciting modern media product that had popped up in the Northland. The Northbounder, created by Liberty, Missouri resident Brad Austin, is a digital video product that covers the people and places of the Northland. It was originally released as a 30-minute long show, …

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