TKC Hyperlocal: The Most Important Local News Isn't Debated By Trolling Political Hacks

Not so long ago . . . We believed the lie that locals REALLY want local reporting, content & commentary. 

All of those things are important but that statement is a lie confirmed by every white woman's Instagram

That's not to say that community news isn't important  . . . Merely to acknowledge the reality that "powzing the libs" or fighting the hegemony or booty pics have always and will always garner more interest.

Still . . . We start our day with links that might not spark intense debate but offer a glimpse of the place where we live . . .

Kansas City council approves $8M for affordable housing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Council on Thursday approved millions of dollars for affordable housing across the metro. A new housing trust fund is opening up doors for affordable housing in Kansas City, Missouri. It's a project council members and the mayor have been working on since 2018.

Kansas City nonprofit 'HALO' holds showcase for youth experiencing homelessness

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On Thursday night, children experiencing homelessness and who may be at-risk had the chance to show case their talents in Kansas City, Missouri. HALO, a nonprofit that helps over 700 youth each year in KCMO, held its annual summer showcase.

WeCodeKC hosts 'Summer of Code' camp for youth in STEM, awaits what's next for permanent location

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Building computers, writing codes and making video games are just some of the things happening at Summer of Code. It's WeCodeKC's weeklong camp giving kids and student interns real-life tech experience.

Missouri's 2022 tax-free weekend starts Aug. 5, includes savings on supplies, clothes and diapers

The back-to-school supplies are crowding aisles at many stores.Keep in mind that Missouri's back-to-school sales tax holiday by law begins on the first Friday in August, and continues through the following Sunday. This year's event starts Aug.

2022 Back To School issue

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Achievement center in Kansas City improves life for those with multiple sclerosis

Founded in 1995 to offer therapeutic services to those with progressive multiple sclerosis, the MS Achievement Center moved to expanded space at the KU Medical Center campus in 2016. The center offers members five hours of comprehensive therapy and programs once a week.

Vision Gala celebrates Black Philanthropy Month in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - August is Black Philanthropy Month, a global campaign started in 2011 to celebrate and encourage giving within the Black community. In Kansas City, the group leading this effort is the Black Community Fund, an affiliate of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.

Chiefs 1969 champion loses his Super Bowl ring at a Kansas City area golf course

A Kansas City Chiefs 1969 champion says his Super Bowl ring is missing. Former safety Jim Kearney says he noticed his ring was gone following a session on the driving range at the Shoal Creek Golf Course.Kearney talked with KMBC while preparing to report the ring missing to the Kansas City, Missouri, police department.

Innovation Festival Announces This Weekend's Music Event Is FREE

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--()--Innovation Festival, the inaugural music and tech convergence set to debut this weekend at Crown Center, has made the decision to offer free general admission to their music festival on Saturday, August 6th. The announcement follows the news that Black Pumas have canceled a string of festival dates, including their scheduled set at Innovation Festival.

Meet Kansas City's Emerging Art Curators - KC STUDIO

Ashley Lindeman, 2022 Emerging Curator at plug gallery, stands in front of a mural by Jake Merten curated by SpraySeeMO at 2023 Washington Blvd.(photo by Jim Barcus) As anyone familiar with Kansas City's cultural milieu knows, the community is exceedingly fortunate to boast such a diverse and talented pool of visual artists.

Historic Northeast Homes Tour returns

By Aniaya Reed After the COVID-19 pandemic took the world by storm, the Northeast Kansas City Historical Society (NEKCHS) was forced to halt the popular Northeast home tours, until now. The society will host its Ninth Annual Homes Tour Saturday, October 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Independent's 2022 Class of Rising Stars!

Missy Andeel, Human Relations Consultant, American Century Investments Missy Andeel's career has taken her to a variety of cities. Fortunately for Our Town, she has now lived here for more than a decade. There's an old adage, "Bloom where you're planted," and Missy is someone who believes in putting down roots.

Bringing Bikini Bottom to Kansas City

Spongebob is playing Theatre in the Park.

The best August 2022 events in KC

Wondering what to do this summer? Check out the best events happening in Kansas City in August 2022.

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