Meadowbrook Park is Johnson County’s newest regional park. It’s behind schedule but should open soon in Prairie Village and will rival Loose Park. It will have a clubhouse, trail, ponds and sledding hill.
Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and William Lacy Clay tore into Claire McCaskill and Democratic Party officials for failing to engage African American voters. Turnout in Kansas City and St. Louis surpassed recent mid-terms.
A class action lawsuit filed Friday in federal court accuses key Kansas officials of neglecting to properly care for some youth in care to the point it “renders children homeless while in state custody.”
Missouri’s Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has until early next month to decide whether to investigate allegations made by Democrats that Attorney General Josh Hawley illegally used public funds to support his campaign for the U.S. Senate.
Gov.-elect Laura Kelly says she believes there’s momentum to pass a “Kansas-style” plan to legalize medical marijuana. Kansas is surrounded by states with legalized recreational or medical marijuana use.
Certified Johnson County election results were released Thursday, putting Hanzlick ahead of Osterhaus, Xu ahead of Rooker and Benson ahead of Rafie in close races. Candidates have until 5 p.m. Friday to request a recount.
Kansas City Council members on Thursday passed an economic development package aimed at revitalizing the city’s east side. The discussion over renaming The Paseo to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is ongoing.
Airlines are negotiating their way toward an agreement to fund a new single terminal at Kansas City International Airport, but they don’t agree on how to share the costs and didn’t appear at the City Council.
Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway announced Thursday that she has begun a long-awaited review of Jackson County government operations by first focusing on the COMBAT anti-drug and anti-violent crime program.
Voters’ anger with President Trump helped Sharice Davids beat Republican Kevin Yoder in Kansas’ 3rd District, but Davids isn’t in a rush to join her fellow Democrats in pursuing investigations into the president.
City officials, civic leaders and YMCA staff celebrated the start of construction on the new downtown YMCA Friday, called the Downtown YMCA and Kirk Family Community Center. It's expected to open in late 2020 or early 2021.