Royals fan knows positive attitude helps keep cancer at bay

Tim Grimes found out he had stage 4 melanoma before the Royals got in the World Series. He was told he had seven to nine months to live. A year later, he’s still focusing on the bright side of life and the new friends he’s made along the way — Eric Hosmer, among others.


Is a new ‘Crossroads’ forming in North Kansas City?

Restless Spirits Distilling Co., an Irish-American whiskey distillery, and Chicken N Pickle, an entertainment complex with a chicken restaurant, pickleball and lawn games, both plan spring 2016 openings near Cinder Block Brewery. North Kansas City’s Dutchman Coffee Roasters also is opening a new coffee roasting facility in part of Cinder Block’s expanded space and plans to later have a coffee shop.

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Now’s a great time to seed your lawn

From Dennis Patton: Even with our nice weather this year, some of us may have a few bare areas that need a little additional seed. Early September is the ideal time to overseed and thicken up that thinning stand with almost guaranteed success.

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