The Kansas City area is a hotbed for model railroading with over three dozen fully finished private layouts. Perhaps thats a product of Kansas Citys legacy as a real-life rail hub. In any case, Kansas Citys model railroaders are a collegial bunch. Operating a model railroad can require up to a dozen people, and the gatherings serve as social functions.
Edna Salcedo Talboy wants to help other Latinas because their voices often go unheard.
The number of platted land parcels classified as “agricultural” for Johnson County tax purposes has dropped sharply during the past year, according to figures compiled by the county appraiser’s office.
Kanbrews plans to open its first Rock & Brews on May 1 in Overland Park’s Prairiefire development and at least one more location could open in the metro. McDonald’s to open in former Houlihan’s space across from Oak Park Mall in Overland Park. Marv’s Original Delicatessen closes in Leawood.
Students will participate in the state Sunflower Spelling Bee today at Fort Hays State University. The winner will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., this spring.
The issue is not that women are incapable of success in STEM fields science, technology, engineering and math but rather that they are not exposed to it early on or can be intimidated by the male-dominated world. Throughout Kansas City, groups such as the KC STEM Alliance, Science Pioneers and Society of Women Engineers are working to show young girls that STEM careers can be as rewarding as they are fun.
Services at Johnson County’s financially troubled mental health center are going to be changing for the 10,000 people who seek help there every year.