Kansas City Highlights: Working, Volunteering & Enduring Winter

Whilst we scribble a few posts that aren't so nice behind the scenes, we take a peek at locals sharing an uplifting view of the people and places in this cowtown for our most loyal readers.

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Free help available to update KC-area homes against wintry weather

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Winter weather prepares its return to the metro, meaning homeowners will be reaching to turn up the thermostat. There is a program available to some to help make sure that warm air actually stays inside to keep everyone warm. The U.S.

A look at the day-to-day of warming shelter volunteer Emily Reeves

At this point in time, you have likely heard about the warming shelter that popped up in response to a houseless man freezing to death two years ago. It's also likely that you've heard about Reverend Randy Fikki, whose church, Unity Southeast's name, is on the contract with the city to run the shelter.

Teachers at Kauffman School want it to be Kansas City's first ever unionized charter

After two years of organizing, nearly 100 teachers at the Ewing Marion Kauffman School have officially declared their intent to unionize. The school, located on The Paseo and 63rd Street, serves nearly 1,000 fifth through 12th graders. The group will join American Federation of Teachers Local 691, which also represents Kansas City Public Schools.

Kansas City project expected to create 583 new jobs, $199.6 million in development

Nearly 600 new jobs are expected in Kansas City from the development of a cold storage facility and food processing center. West Liberty Foods and Vertical Cold Storage are planning to invest $199.6 million in the project, which will create 583 new jobs.

Local man does pull-ups for every Chiefs TD to help spread message of love

After every Chiefs game, James McGinnis does one pull-up for every touchdown the team has scored on the season. As of the Jaguars game, he's up to 61. The feat is especially impressive when you consider the injury he's been recovering from for more than seven years.

Raytown animal shelter to reunite family with lost dog 4 years later

Midwest Animal ResQ SOURCE: Midwest Animal ResQ A family who lost their dog four years ago will be reunited with it this week in Raytown.Midwest Animal ResQ shared the story about Little Buddy, a dog that was found as a stray this week. Little Buddy's family reported him stolen about four years.

Chiefs Kingdom helps Travis Kelce find Chad Henne touchdown ball

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Chiefs fans know that "Hennething is Possible" when backup quarterback Chad Henne comes into the game. Henne earned the nickname two years ago when he led the Chiefs to victory in the divisional round against the Cleveland Browns. Mahomes suffered an injury that knocked him out of the game.

Kansas City wants to give Cincinnati a run for its money in the playoffs and for its chili

The cold weather in Kansas City meant that the Chiefs practiced indoors on Wednesday. One way to warm up - chili. Something of a delicacy for the team's AFC Championship opponent, the Cincinnati Bengals.Any way you fix it, chili is pretty popular in Kansas City too.

How much snow did Kansas City-area cities get?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City is looking like a winter wonderland Wednesday after 1-3 inches of snow fell overnight , clinging to everything. The snow is wet and heavy, so it will compact on itself with the moisture. FOX4's Joe Lauria says that makes for good snowman making.

Drone Video: Snow blanketed trees in Kansas City

An overnight snowfall in Kansas City left many schools closed and a blanket of snow on trees and objects across the area. KSHB 41 photojournalist Matt Kline grabbed his drone camera and grabbed some snowy scenes in the area of W. 95th Street and Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park.

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