A bold declaration inspired by a local government tumult among middle-class white people that has ensnared politically active Northland residents for more than a year with very little progress besides some well-intentioned grassroots political action. Take a look:
Missouri Rep. Jon Carpenter said this week he plans to run for Clay County Commission, western district. That seat is currently held by Gene Owen. Carpenter said he wants to put an end to the bickering in Clay County leadership.