Northland sites keep history alive

History isn’t always framed or boxed or bound. It is alive in the Northland at sites like the James farm, Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site and Shoal Creek Living History Museum. 816 North set out to discover the area’s living history sites and the people who are breathing life into the tales of legendary and ordinary Missourians.

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New American cuisine comes to Platte City at Chaz 325

Charles Shurn puffs up like a proud father when he talks about his New American cuisine menu, especially his steaks and the twists he puts on traditional items like a balsamic reduction sauce for some steaks and a southwestern-style tenderloin. Menu items also include a blackened bleu burger, chicken Madeira, southern fried catfish filet, baked ziti, panini turkey melt, and a BLT wedge salad.

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High school singers try out for KC SuperStar

More than 100 singers from the metropolitan area’s high schools auditioned last Sunday at the Jewish Community Center hoping to be this year’s KC SuperStar in the “American Idol” style competition produced by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, and organizers expect another 100 to try out this coming Sunday.

816 North Opinion

Letters to the Editor

It has been a long journey for Obamacare, but a train wreck it is not. The no prisoners taken, no quarters given fight may have been worth it, although the nation’s other business has been stiffed by the Republicans’ monomania for three years.