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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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Musings: New contract for Clay County Administrator beyond outrageous

For the last year and a half I have been covering the continual conflict and disrespect of the citizens at the Clay County Courthouse. Yesterday I received an email from a source that contained the renewal contract of Clay County Administrator Dean Brookshier. For those that haven’t seen the news …

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2017 Household Hazardous Waste Mobile Collections Scheduled

The Mid-America Regional Council Solid Waste Management District will host 11 mobile events to collect household hazardous waste (HHW) in 2017. This year, the district is celebrating 20 years of protecting public health and the environment by safely disposing of HHW. Since its inception, the Regional HHW Collection program has …

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TheNorthlandReport – January 10, 2017

We read the other news sources so you don’t have to! You’ll find stories here that you might of missed, but shouldn’t have. Note articles marked with PAYWALL: This publisher places a view limit on articles on their site and then requires registration. If you want to avoid that, right …

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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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Clay County Traffic Alert: Bridge Inspection Will Cause Various Lane Closures on I-435 Missouri River Bridge and Road Zones for the Week

CLAY COUNTY – Crews will close various lanes of the I-435 Missouri River Bridge from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 13-15 for bridge inspection work.  Crews will close one southbound lane Tuesday, Oct. 13. Crews will close one northbound lane Wednesday, Oct. 14. Subsequent work will …

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BBQ Fans Headed to American Royal World Series of BBQ Could Encounter Lane Restrictions

Work on Stadium Road Bridges and I-70 at Manchester Continues JACKSON COUNTY – With the American Royal World Series of BBQ kicking off today, MoDOT is reminding those headed to the four day event at Arrowhead Stadium that the extensive bridge rehabilitation project on the Stadium Road Bridges over I-435 …

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Northlanders Tackle Fundraising for Overloaded Service Center

Northlanders Tackle Fundraising for Overloaded Service Center

For more than 30 years, a small home on Vivion Road has served the Northland as a critical but often unseen resource for homeless and low-income residents. Located at St. James Lutheran Church, the small house is the Northland Service Center for Metro Lutheran Ministry. Over three decades, tens of …

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