A Parkville family got the opportunity to meet the man who helped save them from a devastating house fire at a special event in North Kansas City last week.
Community organizations and families came together to celebrate Hillcrest Platte County’s 10 years of thrifting Saturday, Aug. 11.
A taste of England is now in the Northland.
Toby Corder, a native of Hampstead, opened the White Horse Cafe in Parkville earlier this year and is giving locals a chance to sample traditional British food, as well as some menu items that are original to him.
An Independence man has been found guilty of raping a woman he met on a dating website. Bradley D. Everhart, 31, was found guilty by a Platte County jury on August 7 after less than two hours of deliberation following a two-day jury trial.
The crowd of more than 100 people with questions about the Line Creek forest and the school construction projects in it came away from a public meeting last week mostly disappointed.
The Chicago Cubs vs. Kansas City Royals series last week, Aug. 6-8, brought a former Park Hill South legend back to town.
One of the most consistent scorers for Platte County in recent years will continue playing basketball at the next level. Deiondre Ragsdale has signed with Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College, coming off a year where he averaged 16.6 points per game for the Pirates.
The high school football season will come one step closer to reality this Friday, Aug. 17, as teams across the state take part in scrimmages or jamborees.
Platte County will be one of three teams in the area that will compete in a jamboree and the only one hosting.
The Thousand Oaks Otters swim team won its third consecutive Northland Conference Championships title held at the Springs Aquatic Center, Kansas City, Mo., July 16-18.
On what is considered to be a shopping holiday in Missouri — tax-free weekend — kids from around the Northland participated in activities and learning about all the sports offered in Platte County at the 4th annual Platte County Sports Commission Youth Sports Festival held on Saturday Aug. 4 at Zona Rosa Town Center.
One of the most prolific basketball players in KCI Conference history will now become one of the league’s coaches. The North Platte School District selected Erick Roe to be the news boys basketball coach, replacing Tim Sutton, who resigned following the season.
On July 18, Park University announced they would be opening at campus in Gilbert, Ariz., which will open in October. A different component to this campus compared to the other location of Park was this location would have an athletic program, starting in 2019.
When baseball players at Park return for the fall semester soon in the upcoming weeks, there will be a new look to Comfort Field.
Park University has announced its intentions to offer a varsity esports program starting in Spring 2019. According to the Kansas City, Mo., based National Association of Collegiate Esports, Park is the first college/university in the Kansas City area to offer a varsity esports program.
Callie Beaver spent eight years playing softball at a high level. First at Webb City High School in southwest Missouri, where she went to the state semifinals three times and was a state champion as a freshman. She then landed at Park University, where she earned all-conference honors twice and was part of a team that reached the NAIA Championship tournament.
Now Beaver is only days away from having her first official practice as a head coach.
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