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Mahomes grateful for Man of the Year nomination: 'I will always have a house in Kansas City'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' star keeps on rising. On Tuesday, Mahomes was nominated for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award. In 2019, he established his foundation, 15 and the Mahomies Foundation, which has placed an emphasis on improving the lives of children with a continued focus on supporting health, wellness, and various communities in need of resources.

Swope Park, Col. Thomas Swope's gift to Kansas City

Michael Bushnell Northeast News Swope Park was a donation to the City of Kansas City made by Col. Thomas Swope, a prominent area real estate developer. Swope arrived in Kansas City in the late 1850s amid promises of fortunes being made on the edge of the western frontier.

Patrick Mahomes gives out over $400,000 in grants at his third annual charity gala

The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback is continuing his charity hot streak.

Kansas City's Nurse Honor Guard takes on solemn duty to comfort families of nurses

Five women from the Nurse Honor Guard of Kansas City on Monday morning performed a ceremony at the memorial service of a fellow nurse.Celia Carter, 78, established the first AIDS clinic at Kansas City's Trinity Lutheran Hospital.

Nonprofit building tiny home community for homeless in Kansas City, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas City nonprofit is working to give homeless people across the country a chance at new beginnings. Eden Village USA has built 10 different tiny home communities in nine states, and now, they're bringing another to Kansas City, Kansas.

Kansas City Photographer finds Perfect Picture for KCI

When travelers walk through the new KCI terminal next spring, they'll find an image they may not recognize. "It is a tetrahedron," explained photographer John Hans. "What it does is it picks up the air, the cones I believe are a visual for the pilots as they come into land.

Famed Blue Springs animated light displays recreated in Chapman Farms

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - The man behind some of the Kansas City metro's most famed animated Christmas light displays is back at it again. Steve Steiner created Blue Springs Chicago Street Lights, Buckner's Holiday display and even helped Christmas in the Park get off the ground.

Olathe-based Hyer Boots is making a comeback after 45 years - Kansas City Business Journal

A company that started out in Olathe in 1875 is planning a big comeback in 2023, following a 45-year hiatus. Zach Lawless, the great-great-grandson of C.H. Hyer, who first handcrafted a one-of-a-kind boot tailored for cowboys, is bringing back his family's business legacy.

Supercars will help deliver toys Sunday to children at Children's Mercy Hospital

There will be a supercar parade and a toy drive like none other on Sunday at Children's Mercy Hospital."We're planning to deliver these toys in a parade of supercars, exotic cars, sports cars," said Dylan Hailey, event organizer.Even fire trucks and police cars will be there.

Cover Me, KC Folk at recordBar

Cover Me, KC Folk is a celebration of Kansas City music and a benefit for Midwest Music Foundation at recordBar on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

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