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Two Appearances at Commission by Entrepreneur Who Wants to Reopen Paradise Pointe Restaurant

A little less than a year ago, Clay County resident Weldon Wright appeared before the Clay County Commission to discuss an RFP (Request for Proposal) to reopen the restaurant at Paradise Pointe Marina (formerly Little Platte Marina). The last restaurant to occupy the spot, Castaways, closed in 2010. Wright returned …

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Missouri Viewpoints Discusses Transparency in Government

Missouri Viewpoints Mike Ferguson

Transparency In Missouri Government from Missouri Viewpoints on Vimeo. “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. Jean Buchanan from the Missouri …

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Missouri State Representative Kevin Corlew – Capitol Report – March 11th, 2017

Missouri State Representative Kevin Corlew represents Missouri House district 14. Most of Representative Corlew’s district is in Platte County, but a small portion of it extends into Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these newsletters from elected officials please click here. House Approves …

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KoZak’s Laketown Grill to Collect Lunches for Workers and Storm Victims in Smithville

Jacquie Hove of KoZak’s is collecting sack lunch items to make and distribute to the workers and families during cleanup from the damaging storms in Smithville. If you would like to donate items for this community outreach please drop them off at the restaurant on 169 Highway. At the time …

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Kansas City expands text messaging system in conjunction with Missouri Severe Weather Awareness Week

Tornado sirens will be activated on March 7 at 10 a.m. Just in time for severe weather season, the City of Kansas City has renamed and expanded its text notification system. “AlertKC” will help keep residents in the know with weather warnings and community messages delivered directly to their phones. …

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Kansas City unveils new look, compressed natural gas vehicles March 2nd

When talking about trash trucks, no one uses words like “sleek,” “eye-catching,” and “cool.” But these are the words being used to describe the city’s new compressed natural gas (CNG) trash trucks being unveiled on Thursday, March 2, at 9 a.m. on the south side of City Hall. A new …

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Two New Hotels Planned in Clay County

Hunt Midwest has completed the sale of two hotel sites within Hunt Midwest Commerce Center, a 140-acre commercial development near I-435 and Parvin Road and Worlds of Fun. With the transactions complete, construction will begin on a $10 million, 90-room SpringHill Suites by Marriott and a $14 million, 126-room Holiday …

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Second Cohort of Northland SEE to Present February 27

Northland CAPS in partnership with seven Northland school districts (Excelsior Springs, Kearney, Liberty, North Kansas City, Park Hill, Platte County and Smithville) and twelve business partners completed the second cohort of the Northland SEE (Summer Externship Experience) on July 12, 13 and 14, 2016. Seventy teachers from all seven districts, …

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Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Commends Missouri Senate and House for Swift Passage of Right-to-Work Legislation

Mike Parson is Missouri’s 47th Lieutenant Governor. The Lieutenant Governor is the second highest constitutional office in Missouri with executive and legislative responsibilities. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these updates please click here. (JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has commended the Missouri …

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