Throughout this town there are quite a few stories that deserve attention but might not fit in with the rest of our snark.
Here's a quick guide to stories that our TKC Blog Community thinks deserve another look . . .Kansas City Pandemic Teachable Moment
The vaccine rollout for kids is in full swing in Kansas City. "If you're here and you're interested, we can certainly get you vaccinated," said Adria Edwards, director of special projects at KC Care Health Center.Kids 5 to 11 will be able to get their COVID-19 vaccine shot at the Kansas City Library, at the Waldo, North-East, or Plaza branches starting next Tuesday.
COVID Protocol Postscript
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri's newest mask mandate is in effect. Masks are no longer required anywhere in the city except on school property, on school buses and in school buildings. "It's good I think. It's one step closer to get us back to how life used to be," said Ian Kelley.
Democracy Differes Amid Tales Of Two Communities
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Independence Copes With Loss
Rural Ruckus Over The Troops
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - Independence Fire Chief Douglas Short says Fire Equipment Operator/Paramedic Chad Sappenfield wasn't afraid to talk about his post-traumatic stress disorder. After Sappenfield passed away last week , the department and his family wanted to make sure the community-at-large knows about his illness and the help he sought so it may help prevent another tragedy.
JoCo Offers COVID Life Lesson
A Pleasant Hill church says Whiteman Air Force Base has turned down its request for an honor guard at its Veterans Day service.
The Shawnee Mission School District will continue its current method of testing students for COVID-19 with the help of a $6 million state grant. The board of education last week approved a contract with MAWD Pathology Group, a Lenexa-based lab, to continue PCR testing the same way the district has been testing since the spring.
South Side Season Of Drinking Starts
The Peanut's newest location, 12921 State Line Rd., opened October 27th, rising out of the shell of the former Luther's BBQ and Murray's Tables and Tap. Brent Sierks, Khalil Booshehri, and other business partners have led expansion of The Peanut's footprint throughout the bi-state area over the past decade.
Hide Transcript Show Transcript TALENTS TO HELP OTHERS. DAN GASSER WAS INTRODUCED TO THE DREAM FACTORYT AN A EVENT ROCKING FOR DREAMS WHEN I SAW A COUPLE OF THESE KIDS TELL THEIR STORY. I MEAN I WAS HOOKED.
Kansas City Lights Alglow
Holiday lights displays are popping up around the Kansas City metro.
Downtown Season Of Partying Persists
It's Christmas in Kansas City - almost, teased the restaurant group behind the metro's popular Miracle holiday pop-up bars, announcing their return and two brand new locations. "It's official, we're back," Rockhill Restaurant Group, which operates the bars as Miracle Kansas City in partnership with Cocktail Kingdom, said Friday on its social media accounts.
Lady Baller Stays Winning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Current midfielder Victoria Pickett was announced Friday as a nominee for The National Women's Soccer League Rookie of the Year presented by Ally, according to a KC Current news release. Two rounds of voting take place. The first round consists of players, owners, general managers, coaches, and the media.
Katie's Forecast For Now
Hide Transcript Show Transcript MATT: I'M STILL LOOKING FOR THAT FOR MY RINGTE.ON CAN'T FIND IT ANYWHERE. THAT KIND OF GETS YOUR BLOOD MOVING ON A SATURYDA MORNING. KATIE: IT DOES. I KNOW A LOT OF HIGH SOOCHL KIDS ARE SLEEPING THIS MORNING AND DON'T KNOW WE ARE TALKING ABOUT THEM.
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic - Smokin Out The Window is song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .