11 hrs ago
The Kansas City Star
Kansas Citya s streetcar expansion plans face a crucial test
After becoming international sensations two weeks ago when the judges ran out of words, Kush and Sophia Hoffman met again Saturday for a chance to go to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Trending on the Topix Network
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Requiem to be presented on Sunday
A special musical program for Lent will be featured this weekend at First United Methodist Church, 600 S.W. Topeka Blvd. Faure's Requiem will be presented in its entirety during the 8:15 and 11 a.m. worship services on Sunday, March 9. Lee Snook, Washburn University voice professor, will be the featured baritone soloist, and Skyler Dykes, winner of ... (more)
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Henderson Engineers breaks records for employment, billing in 2013
On Thursday, President Rich Smith said the firm brought in $67 million in total billings in 2013 and hired a total of 96 new employees.
Gina Kaufmann named new host of KCUR's Central Standard
Back in January, it was announced that KCUR's weekly, community-oriented magazine program KC Currents would merge into the station's 10 a.m. show, Central Standard .
The Wichita Eagle
KISS co-founders sign Kansas company as Rock & Brews franchisee
KISS co-founders Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley have signed their first Rock & Brews restaurant franchisee, a Kansas native who plans to open five locations in Kansas and Oklahoma.
9 Essentials for Any Family Business to Thrive
Running a family business can be some of the most rewarding work in the world. In many ways, building a successful business that can be passed down the branches of your family tree is seen as the American Dream.
The Kansas City Star
Lawsuit seeks to force Wyandotte Countya s Unified Board of Commissioners to fill vacancy
A resident of Kansas City, Kan., has gone to court trying to force Wyandotte County's Unified Board of Commissioners to fill the seat that has been vacant since Mark Holland became mayor last spring.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Six KC coffee shops brew up new brand
Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co. will shut down the Kansas City area coffee shops for remodeling and rebranding, the St. Louis Business Journal reports .
NEHS principal rebuilding school's culture
Early in the month of February, several fights broke out at Northeast High School in one day.
Oldest gay bar in Kansas City has closed
It was livable for decades, but the spectacular view at the View wasn't enough to save this legendary gay-friendly saloon.
Brent Tactic confirms the rumors: he's got a new gig and, soon, a new zip code
If you've had an ear to the ground in recent weeks, you've doubtlessly heard rumors about Brent Tactic's new gig - which makes sense, given the relatively recent quiet of his label Think 2wice.
Kate Hackman to step down as artistic director of Charlotte Street Foundation this summer
Kate Hackman, head "art lady" at the Charlotte Street Foundation for the past 10 years - she initially served as co-director and recently as artistic director - announced today that she will leave the local arts organization in July.
Nationally known pianist performs benefit concert for The Barn Players
Eric Bikales performs March 12 in a benefit birthday party for The Barn Players, in honor of his sister's 60th birthday.
Missouri audit takes Hickman Mills School District to task
Harry Otto, deputy Missouri auditor, traveled to Kansas City to deliver the Hickman Mills audit in place of Tom Schweich, who had an illness.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Fish fry season begins this weekend
Yes, it's all Mardi Gras and beads and booze tonight, so live it up. Lent begins tomorrow, kicking off fish-fry season in Kansas City - and with plenty of opportunity to eat meatlessly for the next six Fridays during the Lenten season.
Clairaudients' last hurrah before taking a break
From the outside, Arts Asylum doesn't seem like much. Located on a sketchy downtown corner, the building is barely visible in the streetlamp's glow.
Night of the Proms, featuring Michael McDonald, the Pointer Sisters...
An arena-sized stage show that pairs contemporary pop music with classical music, Night of the Proms has been a huge hit in Europe since the mid-1980s.
The Kansas City Star
Video captures a weather reporter getting blasted by a snowplow
While legislatures debate whether to implement the Common Core State Standards. the beast that is troubling practitioners is the obligation to somehow test students, not on so much content as before but on the harder-to-measure ability to think.
Topeka or KC? Location of federal lawsuit trial at issue
Shawnee County and other defendants are seeking to make Topeka the site of the trial for a federal lawsuit Laura Lopez-Aguirre is pursuing against them regarding her husband's death two days after being released from the Shawnee County Jail.