Just a quick Sunday blast to make our late night denizens feel a little bit better about the news cycle. Here some reader suggested links and thoroughly wholesome local news stories . . .
Local Life Lesson
A Roeland Park, Kansas teen caught while attempting to steal boots for work was surprised when he was instead presented with the boots as a gift. Roeland Park police responded to the Walmart on Roe Boulevard on Thursday afternoon after a juvenile was caught shoplifting.
Kansas City Travel Tribute
LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska's newest state travel guide mistakenly features a picture of a Christmas celebration at Union Station in Kansas City, Missouri. The Omaha World-Herald reports that a production error allowed the picture of the Kansas City station to be used instead of Union Station in Omaha.
Suburban Soft Spot
Hundreds of people showed up to a fundraiser Saturday for a Lenexa, Kansas, firefighter battling cancer. Michael Wells became a firefighter more than 13 years ago. "I wanted to do something where you have teammates the rest of your life," he said. In October, Wells was diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer.
We'll be angry in the morning but for now these news links are a nice place to leave the end of the of the week.