North Platte High School in Dearborn held its homecoming parade and game Friday, Sept. 14. Chase Bridger and Kadilynn Kelley, pictured above, were named homecoming king and queen at halftime of the game Friday night. School across the district was dismissed early on Friday to allow participation in the parade, which wound through downtown Dearborn. This year’s theme was “Get Your Game On,” with floats decked in board game designs.
The new CVS Health distribution center in Kansas City held a ribbon cutting on Friday, Aug. 24. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, along with members council members from Kansas City and the Platte County Commissioner's office attended the event.
Students across Platte County are back in school at the four county districts.
The annual Parkville Days celebration, featuring a carnival, parade, crafts and food and more, was held Aug. 17-19 in downtown Parkville and English Landing Park.
Simon Huntz, 9, of Kansas City, Mo., watches KC Wolf get on a custom build trike motorcycle on display at the Kansas City Hillcrest Thrift Shop carnival Saturday, Aug. 11. The carnival at the thrift shop included food, games, music, giveaways, and discounts on store items.
Downtown Platte City served as the host site for the National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 7.
The 57th annual Platte County Steam & Gas Engine Show was held Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Platte County Fairgrounds in Tracy, Mo.
The 10th annual UNICO Microbrew Festival was held Saturday, Aug. 11 at Zona Rosa in Kansas City, Mo.
The Northland Conference Swimming Championships were held July 16-18 at the Springs Aquatic Center in Kansas City, Mo.
The ribbon cutting for the new North Platte Junior High addition was held on Monday, Aug. 6 in Dearborn, Mo.
The Platte County Sports Commission held its 4th annual youth sports festival on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Zona Rosa Town Center.
Find photos from the Mud-A-Thon, carnival and horse shoe competition on Saturday, July 21 at the 155th annual Platte County Fair.
The 1st ever Dollar Bill Kids Club Fishing Derby was held on Saturday, July 21 at Platte Ridge Park in Platte City, Mo.
The first-ever Riverside Junior Police Academy class graduated on Friday, July 20 at Riverside City Hall. The students that were chose are from Park Hill South High School in Riverside.
Day two of the Platte County Fair's demolition derby was held on Thursday, July 19 in Tracy, Mo.
Find photos from the demolition derby, carnival and Outlaw Jim and the Whiskey Benders on Wednesday, July 18 at the 155th annual Platte County Fair.
Photos from the Platte County Fair Queen, Floral Hall, petting zoo and 4-H competition are this gallery from Wednesday, July 18 at the Platte County Fair.
Photos from the morning/afternoon event at the 155th annual Platte County Fair in Tracy, Mo.
Photos by Cynthia Clark, Special to the Citizen.
Photos from the 155th annual Platte County Fair in Tracy.
More than 125 people turned out to get an introduction to canoes, kayaks and paddleboards at Guy B. Park Conservation Area on Saturday, July 14 in Platte City. The event was hosted by Platte County Parks and Recreation.
A day full of festivities were held in downtown Weston, Mo. on July 4, including a surprise military return for a Dearborn, Mo. family.
The Northwest Missouri Garden Tractor Shootout was held on Saturday, July 7 at the Dearborn Fox Hunt Ground in Dearborn, Mo.
Platte City held a Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 28 at Platte City Cemetery. WDAF meteorologist Mike Thompson was the guest speaker.
The Madras Maiden is one of 12 B-17s, dubbed the Flying Fortress, that still flies today. The World War II-era plane will be at the downtown airport in Kansas City Saturday and Sunday.
The Park Hill South 2018 commencement ceremony was held on Sunday, May 20, at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo. The Park Hill School District handed out 380 diplomas to Park Hill South students.
The Park Hill School District held a groundbreaking for Hopewell Elementary on Tuesday, May 22, in Kansas City, Mo.
The Northland Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was held on Saturday, May 19 at English Landing Park in Parkville.
Photos by Jennifer Welleman.
Platte County High School held its 2018 commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 20, at the KCI-Expo Center in Kansas City, Mo. A total of 286 students graduated.