Sporting Kansas City won the MLS Cup after beating Real Salt Lake 7-6 in a penalty-kick shootout. For captain Jimmy Nielsen, who came to the team when it played in a minor-league baseball park, winning the title at Sporting Park didnt come without some emotion.
They show Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro was eager to create a new school system, even as the long-beleaguered but stabilized district was preparing to celebrate its best academic improvement in years. A rushed bidding process landed CEE-Trust a contract to develop a long-range overhaul for the district’s failing schools.
The teen who admitted having nonconsensual sex with Daisy Coleman’s 13-year-old friend from Albany, Mo., was taken into the state juvenile justice system. Nearly two years later, the Albany victim’s mother has learned that her daughter’s assailant, then 15, returned home for treatment after two weeks in custody.
- Missions Holiday Lights and Festive Sights
- Prairie Village Tree Lighting 2013
- Red X Wine Tasting
- Kanye West concertgoers at the Sprint Center
- Chiefs vs. Broncos tailgaters
- Toys and crafts shows at KCI Expo
- City Markets Whoville Holidays
- Frontier Feline Fanciers Cat Show
- Breakfast with Santa at Mahaffie
- Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting
- Black Friday at Zona Rosa
- Pilgrim Run 5K
But even with the galling way Missouris loss in the SEC championship was administered, with Auburn running berserk for a stupefying 565 yards, the defeat isnt the prevailing signature of Mizzous season. Not remotely. Im not going to shed a tear. Im not going to shed one tear, senior receiver LDamian Washington said. Because Im proud.
Three months ago, owner Rita Peach Madl learned the Plaza Grill & Cinema in quaint historic downtown Ottawa, Kan., might be the oldest still-operating cinema in the world. Madls plans to market the Plaza as the worlds oldest movie theater and create a museum about the history of movies and movie houses.
Using vintage jewelry, floral elements, unorthodox colors and repurposed decorations, Erica Kay Thowe, owner of Erica Kay Interior Design, Dianne Ripper, of DR Designs Jewelry , Studio Dan Meiners and Shannon Myers and Erica Rigdon, co-owners of Charm, put a fresh spin on a staple of holiday decor.
If you watch the new Bonnie & Clyde, youll eventually find yourself asking, Hold on, did they really do that? The four-hour, two-part miniseries based on the lives of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow begins Sunday on three cable networks, with Holliday Grainger and Emile Hirsch as the notorious Depression-era outlaws. Heres how it all really went down.
Devon Carney, who has made changes to the Kansas City ballet since his appointment as artistic director last summer, honored Todd Bolender’s choreography while making a few contributions, retaining this staple of the Kansas City holiday season for 32 years of the company’s 41-year history.
What chance might there be that the season’s occasion of joy and giving will ease somewhat — if only temporarily — the climate of rancor and contention that has come to characterize the conduct of our public affairs?
With our frigid weather this week, all we want is warmth in our tummies. So if youre in the mood for stew (or soup), heres a roundup of recipes we recently published to give you ideas for winter meals.
Sarah Marshall is a dreamer. She also is the co-founder of Boost Kansas City, a group with 250 members looking to change the world, one person at a time.
Even 72 years later, the memories of Dec. 7, 1941, are vivid for the three remaining Kansas City area Pearl Harbor survivors. Saturday afternoon at Sporting Park, Edmond Russell, Dorwin Lamkin and Jack Carson stood before their largest audience yet as the veterans were cheered by a standing-room-only crowd.
President Barack Obama and the nation deserve a new slate of leaders to take over Health and Human Services, and thus the implementation of Obamacare, several parts of which have already been postponed a year.
Every baby is adorable, but the cuteness quotient only increases when that baby dons a Santa hat. Share Santa Baby pictures of the babies in your life two legs or four legs at Mingle.KansasCity.com.
The Shawnee Mission Christmas Tree Lighting was held Friday evening at the Sylvester Powell Community Center. Outside were fire pots, smores, popcorn and horse-drawn sleigh rides. On the inside was the toy store, face painting, cookies and Santa.
Saturday nights are always fun at PBR with DJ Soap playing the hits and plenty of victims trying to conquer the mechanical bull.