<![CDATA[816 North News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/ en-us Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:04:52 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 03 Jun 2014 10:04:52 CDT 816 North 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com A voters’ guide to the August ballot http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92173897.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:38:31 CDT

Former commissioner faces political newcomer http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92172787.html#storylink=rss Pam Mason, former Clay County commissioner, looks to return to the commission

Her rival in the Republican primary is Paul Evans

The winner will face Democrat Gene Owen in November

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:35:04 CDT

Statehouse representatives unopposed, or decided in November http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92176327.html#storylink=rss Several districts in Clay and Platte counties feature just one name on primary ballots, with no competition until fall

A few incumbents won’t have any opposition at all, even in November (barring write-ins)

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:47:07 CDT

Incumbent, challenger focus on jobs in county and state http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92175987.html#storylink=rss Incumbent S. Nick King faces Mary Hill

Hill motivated by job creation, lowering taxes

King focuses on helping the area’s aging population

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:45:30 CDT

Candidates focus on ‘right to work’ laws, state IDs http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92175407.html#storylink=rss Republican incumbent Kevin Corlew faces political newcomer Sean Pouche in the Aug. 2 primary

Pouche says “right to work” legislation is the top priority

Corlew vows to help bring Missouri state IDs into compliance with the federal Real ID Act

The GOP winner will face Democrat Martin T. Rucker in November

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:44:20 CDT

School district looks for support through ballot issue http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92174962.html#storylink=rss Voters to decide whether to build new and upgrade old facilities in North Kansas City School District

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:42:23 CDT

Treasurer, sheriff and public administrator not contested http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92174372.html#storylink=rss Robert Willard hopes to remain county treasurer

Mark Owen seeks another term as county sheriff

Jera Pruitt, now the deputy public administrator, looks to move up in the office; the incumbent isn’t running

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:40:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92174372.html
Taxes, spending patterns emerge as key issues http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92174172.html#storylink=rss Incumbent Commissioner Duane Soper is not on the ballot this time around

Republicans Jason Buckley and John Elliott are active in the GOP primary, seeking to replace him

The winner of the GOP primary will face Democrat John Fairfield in November

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:40:17 CDT

Path ahead for parks system is a hot topic http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92174027.html#storylink=rss The GOP primary for Platte County’s 1st District commission seat features two candidates

Incumbent Beverlee Roper faces Dagmar Wood in the Aug. 2 primary

Because no Democrat filed, the GOP primary winner has a clear path to winning the post

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:39:15 CDT

Several races unopposed this election in Clay County http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92173587.html#storylink=rss The county sheriff, county assessor and public administrator races will all have competition in November

But for now, each has just a single candidate in each party, meaning just one name on Aug. 2 ballots

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:37:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92173587.html
Hopefuls describe path ahead for treasurer’s role http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92173417.html#storylink=rss The Republican primary winner will face no known opposition come November

Incumbent Ted Graves has held the treasurer’s office for one term

His rival, Victor S. Hurlbert, is currently school board president

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:36:55 CDT

Candidates debate county spending and transparency http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92173202.html#storylink=rss Two Republican candidates are on the Aug. 2 ballot for the Clay County Commission Eastern District post

Incumbent Luann Ridgeway has also served in the Missouri House and Senate

GOP challenger Dan Troutz is a retired custom metal fabricator

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 15:36:17 CDT

Around our towns http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92114892.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:16:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92114892.html Northland school news http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92114137.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:13:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92114137.html Platte clinic opens family practice center http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92114027.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:12:14 CDT

Northland pets of the week http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92113197.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:07:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article92113197.html David Knopf: If that first sentence doesn’t cut it, the book is shelved http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-opinion/article92113317.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:07:53 CDT

Sights and sounds from Waterfest in Excelsior Springs http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article86233652.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:26:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article86233652.html Susan Vollenweider: Pride and prejudice and a verbally uncontrolled woman http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-opinion/article90763537.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:51:07 CDT

Northland school news http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article90762472.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:48:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article90762472.html Go with the flow: The Excelsior Springs Story http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article90835357.html#storylink=rss Excelsior Springs tapped into the power of water in the 19th century

For decades visitors flocked to the town, seeking cures from the springs

It’s now a bedroom community but still celebrates its past, through the Hall of Waters and an annual WaterFest

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:00:00 CDT

My way from passive parent to baseball mom http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-opinion/article89303837.html#storylink=rss Along the way, rote phrases became meaningful cheers

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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:10:04 CDT

Northland Pets of the Week http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article89303457.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:06:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article89303457.html New Argosy bar and restaurant bets on hops http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article89302792.html#storylink=rss 99 Hops House Kansas City will offer 99 different beers at a time

Some menu items also will have beer as an ingredient, like its nachos topped with Tank 7 cheese sauce

It plans a July 21 grand opening

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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:03:25 CDT

Northland school notes http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article89302227.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:00:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article89302227.html Northland letters to the editor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-opinion/article89301732.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:58:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-opinion/article89301732.html David Knopf: In the nation’s midsection, competitiveness gives way to civility http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/816-north-opinion/article89301402.html#storylink=rss In New York, it’s a priority to win

In Kansas City, we scale it back a notch

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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:56:08 CDT

Around our towns http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article89299987.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:50:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article89299987.html community calendar http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article89299222.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:45:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article89299222.html All for one and one for all: a playground for disabled and non-disabled kids alike http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/816-north/article89027807.html#storylink=rss Inclusive playgrounds offer all kids, disabled and non-disabled, the freedom to play

Nonprofit Unlimited Play builds inclusive play areas

A new playground has just opened in Tiffany Hills Park in Kansas City, North

It’s funded by Variety KC, Platte County Board of Services for the Developmentally Disabled, and others

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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:00:00 CDT