A golden retriever named Hunter is a rock star among the young patients at Children’s Mercy Hospital. The comfort canine won a national award for his work when he was honored this year by being named to Milk-Bone’s third annual list of “15 Dogs Wh
Entrepreneur Jordan Williams operates Keefe Cravat, his Noble Neckware Co. out of the new Bloch Venture Hub at 4328 Madison Ave. The incubator is a collaboration among UMKC's Bloch School of Management, the Kauffman Foundation and the Country Club
Lazerwood Industries owner Jason Anderson recently moved his business to new space and set up his laser to ensure it was ready for work. It takes about 8 minutes to create a Lazerwood "skin" for an Amazon Echo Dot.
Kansas City native Jason Anderson found Lazerwood industries for sale online. He bought it last fall and just relocated to a larger space in the city's West Bottoms. It uses a laser to make wood "skins" for phones, keyboards, head sets and other m
At almost 3 years old, Beckett Willie is already a die-hard Kansas State Wildcats fan, just like his dad, Travis Kurtz. Kurtz, now an Olathe firefighter, was the university mascot, Willie the Wildcat, from 2008 to 2010 and recalls the days as some
Kelly's Westport Inn has been a staple in Kansas City for 70 years. Randal Kelly started working at the Westport Inn in 1947 and soon became a partner. In 1977, the name was changed to Kelly’s Westport Inn and now his two sons, as well as two gran
More than 350,000 African-Americans served in the armed forces during World War I, defending democracy and rights they were denied at home. Army veterans Sidney Malone and Joe Mattox, members of the American Legion Wayne Miner Post 149 in Kansas C