The sun came out and melted all the snow . . . And this KC newsie won the day on Twitter. And here are a few news links from the Sunday post-coital news snowgasm . . .
KCMO Cleanup For Great Cause
Even before the new year, Beth Kapp had been thinking about clearing the clutter in her Kansas City, Missouri, home. Just the thought of the holidays was making her anxious. The single mom with two daughters knew her family would get presents, which meant even more stuff.
Kansas City Biz Stays Losing
LENEXA, Ks. - When it comes to recent winter storms, this one takes the cake. While we might not like the snow and ice, business is booming for places like towing companies. This is also keeping them very busy. "We average about 100-125 on a busy day," said Kaileigh Kupchin, officer manager at Santa Fe Tow Service.
Kansas Blizzard History
As the stage coach drove up to Camp Supply, its passengers must have felt relieved. They'd been caught in a storm, and the coach's horses had lost their path in the Kansas snow. Finally, the coach arrived at Camp Supply, a military outpost in Indian Territory in what is now Oklahoma.
Missouri Blow-Up Aftermath
MEXICO, Mo. - Multiple fire departments are on the scene of what is believed to be a large gas pipeline fire along Highway 15 in Audrain County, about 2 hours northwest of St. Louis. The Audrain County Emergency Management Department said they responded to multiple 911 calls for a loud explosion along Highway 15 in Mexico.
Protecting Rural Students
PECULIAR, MO. (KCTV) --- The Raymore Police Department and Cass County Sheriff's Department are investigating a school threat that was made on social media this weekend. The Peculiar, MO., Police Department posted a letter from the principal of Ray-Pec East Middle School. According to the letter, the threat was made on social media on March 3.
The Royals received terrible news on Salvador Perez this week, with Tommy John surgery looming for one of the club's most beloved leaders. With the Gold Glove catcher lost for 2019, what can Kansas City do to replace Perez behind the dish? First of all, let's get something out of the way-the Royals can't really replace Perez.
Katie Fears Cold, Too
Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT SEE IT. KATIE: I HAVE CHANGED AND UPDATED THE WINTER WEATHER IMPACTS. STILL HIGH ON THE HAZARDOUS ROADS. I AM REDUCING THE VISIBILITY IMPACT. THAT HAS BEEN IMPROVING. I HAVE INCREASED THE IMPACT ON SUNDAY CANCELLATIONS. WE ARE OVER 300. THAT IS ON THE HIGH SIDE OF CANCELLATIONS.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .