In the fall, modern pumpkin farms become miniature entertainment complexes, featuring hayrides, kiddie trains, petting zoos, and, of course, picking pumpkins. Agri-tourism is a growing business, and are pumpkin patches say they attract families year after year for fun on the farm.
The Northland Garden Club members want you to know how many delights you will see on their autumn tours. The club’s 15th annual tour, Bonfires of Autumn, promises to teach you how to extend the gardening season into fall beyond the cliche of chrysanthemums. The tour runs from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3.
Young Jason Arkin was a bright college student, but his lifelong battle with depression culminated in tragedy last spring. But his Overland Park family aims to keep his memory alive by helping other young people recognize depression and strategies to deal with it.
Kearney is growing — it was recently named by the Mid-America Regional Council as one of the fastest-growing cities in the metro area, and with that growth, many see expansion in downtown businesses. The recent burst of activity downtown has engendered what Mayor Bill Dane feels is a unique momentum at this point in the city’s history.
“I love you!” I said as the door was slammed in my face. While I understood the motivation behind it, I can’t lie: the silent treatment/slammed door combo hurt. Not physically, all my limbs and appendages were outside the door frame, but emotionally it stung. Emotionally it was going to leave a little scar on my heart.