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The Top 10 TheNorthlandNews.com Stories of 2016

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#10 Neighbors oppose Maple Corners housing project

Northland residents say no, opposition grew to over 2,000 people, project temporarily halted.

#9 Metro North Crossing Presentation Receives Warm Welcome

750,000 square feet of retail retail development, 60,000 s.f. of office space, a 100-room hotel, and 150 market-rate apartments for older adults.

#8 Chipotle will soon be opening a new Northland location

Occasional contributor Jason Withington shares the news.

#7 Victim of Progress: Redevelopment forces Sutherlands to close North Kansas City

And Withington also told us why we must say goodbye to Northland building store in NKC.

#6 See #1 below, they’re related.

#5 North Kansas City High School Named a “Most Challenging” High School by Washington Post

North Kansas City High School has been designated by The Washington Post as one of the nation’s most challenging high schools, ranking in the top 10% for the 6th year in a row.

#4 Injured Northland Teenager Needs Your Help

Cayden Hoth, Northland Teenager suffers injuries, Kansas City community responds raises $60,000 for families medical expenses.

#3 Zaxby’s Is Coming to the Northland

Thanks to Wes Minder of the Line Creek Loudmouth. New chicken restaurant from the South coming to 291 and I-35.

#2 Citizen Voices: What I Saw Outside of the Donald Trump Rally in Kansas City

Metro resident and Trump supporter writes recap of rally, says Trump protesters were the biggest threat at the event.

“There is this presidential candidate. You may have heard of the guy. His name is Donald J. Trump. He is of course a very controversial figure. And, he was speaking last night in Kansas City, downtown… At the Midland Theater. I went to his rally. The following is an account of what I saw. Now, it is simply what I literally saw, as well as my impressions. I want to apologize if this is a very “stream of consciousness” writing. I did not take notes, nor did I interview people. I was late getting there (because there were an enormous number of people that wanted to get in). Trump overbooked, as he almost always has. There were hundreds of Trump supporters that were left outside. And, I was one of them….”

#1 Costco Coming to the Northland

You were really excited for gigantic wholesale box store. And the update on the store’s progress was the #6 story of the year. Click HERE for that.

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