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MLM Celebrates Munch Madness Success

Thousands of Greater Kansas City residents are celebrating the recent success of Munch Madness, a month-long fundraising and hunger awareness effort that generated nearly $141,000 in March. Organized by Metro Lutheran Ministry (MLM), the effort was boosted by two matching gifts, one from Blessings Abound Thrift Store in Overland Park …

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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 protected] This month’s community champion is Mr. Keith Nelson. Keith is a great …

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New Data Shows Improvement in Clay County’s Health

LIBERTY, Mo. – March 21, 2016 – Clay County ranks as the fourth healthiest county in Missouri, according to the annual County Health Rankings & Roadmap released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. This new data marks a significant improvement in Clay …

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Text to 9-1-1 now available in Kansas City region

In emergency situations, “Call if you can, text if you can’t.” All emergency dispatch centers in the Kansas City metro area’s Regional 9-1-1 System can now receive and respond to text messages. Text to 9-1-1 service can provide a lifesaving option for people in situations where they cannot speak safely …

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Local Remnants Remain from the Avondale Trestle

Avondale Trestle

The Kansas City, Clay County and St. Joseph Railway (KCCC&StJ RY) was an interurban railway that ran from Kansas City to St. Joseph from 1913 until 1933. The railway started in Downtown Kansas City heading northwest to St. Joseph, Missouri and northeast to Excelsior Springs.  Throughout Clay County there are …

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