The Kansas City area is a hotbed for model railroading with over three dozen “fully finished” private layouts. Perhaps that’s a product of Kansas City’s legacy as a real-life rail hub. In any case, Kansas City’s model railroaders are a collegial bunch. Operating a model railroad can require up to a dozen people, and the gatherings serve as social functions.
The senior living community, at 8100 Mission Road, ranked in the top 4 percent of the 309 senior facilities in 36 states that were surveyed by a research firm. The survey measured employee satisfaction.
The Prairie Village Planning Commission unanimously approved a special-use permit for Global Montessori Academy to take over the Cherokee Christian Church near 75th Street and Belinder Avenue.
Prairie Village parks will soon see some renovations, including new equipment and a disc golf course.
The general election for the Ward 5 council seat is on April 1.