Doomsday KC

Doomsday KC

Brief storm left many long-lasting impacts

About 10:30 on the morning of May 11, 1886, the skies above downtown Kansas City changed from radiant blue to murky green, a sight that witnesses would never forget. A giant cloud formation barreling in from the southwest paused over the south bank of the Missouri River, casting darkness onto Lathrop School at Eighth and May streets.

Edgerton: Boomtown, but angst for rural neighbors

Over the past five years, Edgerton's Logistics Park has become one of the fastest growing business parks in the country. City officials say it's a huge regional benefit, but rural neighbors are upset.
Shelly Yang