The Kansas City Midday Link Look

Midday and there are more local links worth checking. Here's a quick glimpse of some of the more important topics right now . . .

Kansas City Green Tech Breakthrough

Nile Valley Aquaponics grand opening brings sustainability, hope to community

A sustainable greenhouse with the aim to empower one of Kansas City's most underserved communities launched on Friday after two years of raising funds and preparation. With partners such as the City of Kansas City, Mo., Kansas City Power and Light, Barkley and HOK, Nile Valley Aquaponics celebrated with an open house at the site at 29th Street and Wabash Avenue, a block west of Prospect.

Critical Injury After Suburban Crash

Teen hit by car at Olathe Northwest High

A teenage boy was hit by a vehicle early Wednesday near Olathe Northwest High School. Emergency crews were called about 7:30 a.m. to College Boulevard and Lone Elm Road. Authorities said the 16-year-old suffered serious injuries. Police said he was talking as he went to a hospital.

TKC TOLD YOU SO: Kansas City Endures Morning Flooding

Driver trying to avoid high water on Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd. gets trapped on median

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A driver who was trying to avoid high water along Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard near Elm had to be rescued from the grassy median Wednesday morning. FOX 4's Kathy Quinn reports the driver was trying to turn around to avoid going through the deeper water but got stuck.

Fear The Kansas City Pay Cut

DATA: Kansas and Missouri per capita income comparison - Kansas City Business Journal

The Bureau of Economic Analysis released its 2016 state income data on Tuesday. Which left me wondering: How did Kansas and Missouri stack up? On per capita personal income, Kansas and Missouri both fall short of the national average of $49,571. Missouri's per capita income is $43,273, and Kansas' is $48,537.

Cowtown Fine Threads On Display

KC Fashion Week takes over Power and Light

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Attention all fashionistas...or just fashionista wannbes! Your time has come: Kansas City Fashion Week. For the next four nights, at The Grand Hall at Power and Light, the runways will be filled with the latest looks and delightful designs. Georgina Herrera is one of the designers showing off her wares.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .