Paige Gerson of Leawood runs a nonprofit group called Depression Bipolar Support Alliance of Overland Park. Gerson attended Tulane University in New Orleans before receiving a bachelor’s degree in dietetics at Kansas State University. She is also diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
DEAR JEANNE AND LEONARD: I want out of the lakeside vacation cottage that I inherited from my grandfather. He left it to me a couple of years ago, with the request that I let my cousins use it, too. Well, between property taxes, utilities and maintenance costs, the place is very expensive to own.
Will it be a September to remember for baseball fans in Kansas City? The Royals were in first place on Aug. 31 for the first time in decades and are in position to make the playoffs for the first time since 1985. Check out this special collection of stories and charts to get you prepared for the critical final month.
Nick Benjamin, the executive director of the Power & Light District, talks about how World Cup watch parties at KC Live boosted the city’s profile and how demand for luxury apartments downtown is outpacing supply.
Only 32 years old, Andy Auxier has been working on public transit projects since he was 19. He’s even-tempered, straightforward and conscientious — all important qualities when it comes to dealing with the issues that come with building streetcar systems.
Nestled in the middle of Iowa, surrounded by miles of rolling hills green with corn and soybeans, is the capital city Des Moines. A metropolis that’s experienced a popularity surge in recent years thanks to new businesses and housing opportunities, Des Moines has plenty of activities that will be kind to your wallet.