A quick review of some of the most important local news links from today's cycle . . .
Courthouse Pushback Cont'd
Grandview's mayor has some critical words for Jackson County about its 2019 property assessment process. Mayor Leonard Jones Jr. is the latest critic of Jackson County's assessment process, calling it "hugely problematic," adding to scrutiny from local and state officials and taxpayers over the past few months.Jones wrote a letter to Jackson County Executive Frank White and the Jackson County Legislature this week, saying his city government could lose up to $1 million in property tax revenue.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State researchers have received a three-year, $2.8 million federal grant for a project to enhance utility operators' awareness of and resilience to cyberattacks. The award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office was announced Thursday.
More Local Cuisine
The Mahomes Hot Dog at Montez Creekside Kitchen in Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' hometown of Whitehouse, Texas, features pulled pork, jalapeno, coleslaw, a fried egg and pickles on a grilled bun. Morning anchor Taylor Hemness tried one in the name of journalism.
Tony G. Achievement
Editor's note: In just his first year of eligibility, former Kansas City Chiefs tight end Tony Gonzalez will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on Saturday night. We thought it would be a good time to revisit the story we published about him on February 3.
Home Team Freeze
You don't typically know me for quick reactionary pieces, typically it is long drawn out number filled slogs, but sometimes you feel propelled to speak out... The deadline has came and went, and the Royals did nothing.
Life Reading Lesson
Inside the Rabbit Hole, a national museum celebrating children's literature set to open in North Kansas City in March 2020, visitors will encounter something unexpected. Past the two-story front door, limestone steps will lead down into the burrow of a magical creature named Fox Rabbit.
Kansas City Kosher Creativity
M&M Bakery & Delicatessen M&M Bakery & Delicatessen (1721 E. 31st St., Kansas City, Mo. 816-924-9172) was opened in 1962 by Mendel Roslawowski and his wife Bronia, a Holocaust survivor. The doughnut shop and bakery was originally kosher, serving what was then a Jewish neighborhood east of Union Hill.
And this is the open thread for right now . . .