Billionaire businessman Sebastian Pinera is leading in returns from Chile's presidential election, buoyed by support from Chileans who hope the former president can resuscitate a flagging economy, though he isn't getting enough votes to avoid a runoff.
A member of Peace Lutheran Church in Hastings, Bill Fintel was invited to lend his sewing skills to the Orphan Grain Train charitable network by Nadeen Debban, a fellow congregant who had been sewing quilts for the organization.
The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before.
A new Firenza has opened near Barry Road and Interstate 29 in the Northland, and several more area locations are planned. Firenza, 8624 N. Boardwalk Ave., serves hand-crafted, made-to-order pizzas, including a signature Joe's KC BBQ pizza made with Joe's KC BBQ brisket, pulled pork, sausage and Joe's KC BBQ sauce.