RIDGELY, Mo. — Twin siblings — Arrabelle and Elijah Wagner— died after an apparent accidental drowning in a pond near their home Monday, March 20.
DEARBORN, Mo. — The North Platte School District wants voters to consider the future when looking at a ballot measure in the upcoming April 4 general municipal election.
PARKVILLE, Mo. — A small business on Main Street became the center of attention downtown last week for all the wrong reasons.
The Platte County Auditor found no basis for the Platte County Commission’s intent to reserve funds for future parks maintenance.
There are three spots on the Platte County R-3 Board of Education up for grabs but only two incumbents running for reelection.
A Parkville, Mo. park again became the center of a search for a missing woman, resulting in a grisly discovery Friday, March 10.
Curtis Ayers received a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole, bring to a conclusion the court proceedings in the death of Weston, Mo. native Brad Lancaster, killed in the line of duty last year while serving the Kansas City (Kan.) Police Department.
WESTON, Mo. — Officials never considered the idea of discontinuing a popular commemorative bottle.
The severe weather a week earlier forced one local government to change its regular meeting date.
BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. — Bruce Breslow just wanted to find the right variety of marbles to go with the games he built.
An Independence, Mo. man has been charged with felony rape after allegedly assaulting a victim he met on the dating website “Plenty of Fish.” The incident occurred in 2016, but charges weren’t filed until this week.
An Edgerton, Mo. woman has been charged with a misdemeanor for animal trespassing after her dogs allegedly killed a goat on another person’s property.
A massive severe weather system moved through the region during the evening of Monday, March 6, but Platte County ended up avoiding the worst.
Four people have been connected with a January shooting in Riverside, Mo., one directly implicated in the death of 20-year-old Davon Rivera-Wright.
Park University’s School of Business will have a new home, thanks to a seven-figure donation the school recently received.
A St. Joseph, Mo. woman was charged after allegedly assaulting a corrections officer in the Platte County Detention Center on Thursday, Dec. 29.
The Missouri Attorney’s General Office will be conducting an audit of the Village of Ferrelview’s finances.
The Platte City Community Band will be holding its 10 anniversary concert and reception starting at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 5 inside the Wilson Center for Performing Arts at Platte County High School.
A Kansas City, Mo. man wanted in a shooting investigation has been charged with a felony account of assault in regards to the violent incident.
The newest class of the Pirate Hall of Fame included two of the longest tenured coaches in Platte County history and one longtime member of the board of education. Greg Jaros, Jan Patterson and Mary Temperelli were inducted during a ceremony Friday, Feb. 17 ahead of the boys basketball game vs. Winnetonka.
WESTON, Mo. — The Weston Board of Aldermen narrowly approved, then rescinded a parking ban on Washington Street in front of the West Platte school facilities during its meeting last week.
PARKVILLE, Mo. — The Army Corps of Engineers this week unveiled a long-awaited concept plan and cost estimate for a wetland restoration project in Platte Landing Park.
Platte City residents that witnessed fire trucks, police and medical personnel in front of the Platte County Middle School on Tuesday, Feb. 7 need not worry.
Jake Blackwood understands the importance of making his own decision on when to walk away. A 2004 Platte County graduate, he recently announced his retirement from professional baseball after a winding 11-year career that included two stints with Major League Baseball franchises and finished close to his adopted hometown.
The Platte County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Kearney, Mo. man last week after he allegedly led deputies on a brief high-speed chase in a stolen car.
DEARBORN, Mo. — After taking a few months to tinker with language, the Dearborn Board of Aldermen unanimously approved a city ordinance amendment banning the use of tobacco products on city-owned property. The board met Monday, Feb. 13 with most of the proceedings focusing on finalizing the smoking ordinance and passing another ordinance that requires proper removal and disposal of animal feces.
The Park Hill School District wants the public’s feedback on its possible fourth middle school at an open house scheduled for next week.
Cowboys are the epitome of ruggedly tough, able to handle the aches and pains that come with their lifestyle.
A man shot inside his home this past November now faces a felony drug charge in Platte County court in relation to the original incident.
WESTON, Mo. — Life skills students at West Platte High School are getting a chance to learn a little of what it takes to operate a business and serve customers while providing their teachers and classmates with tasty morning beverages.
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