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    $52 Million Rock Island Corridor purchase signed in the Northeast

    Northeast News May 2, 2016 Jackson County’s long-awaited acquisition of the 17.7 mile Rock Island Corridor was completed on Monday, […]

    Community earns plaudits at Independence and Benton groundbreaking

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News May 2, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Kansas City stakeholders and local dignitaries alike wore […]

    Sons and Daughters of Columbus host dinner on May 1

    Northeast News May 1, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – On Sunday, May 1, the American Sons and Daughters of Columbus […]

  • Sharp Building stood downtown

    April 5th, 2016
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    Northeast News This week’s postcard, published by the South West News Company of Kansas City, Mo., features a Real Photo postcard view of the Sharp Building on Petticoat Lane.


    Union Station image adorned with swastikas didn’t symbolize Nazis

    March 29th, 2016
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    Northeast News This week we feature a souvenir postcard published by long-time postcard publisher Max Bernstein in 1921.


    Come on, ride this train

    March 22nd, 2016
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    Northeast News This week’s postcard collage shows the Kansas City Southern Lines Southern Belle – Sweetheart of American Trains.


    Sweet sound of St. Pat’s

    March 15th, 2016
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    Northeast News Postcards such as the one above have long been used to convey greetings to friends and relatives afar. The man who became St.


    Whizzo the clown, that’s who

    March 9th, 2016
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    Northeast News “Who’s always smiling, never sad? It’s Whizzo!/ Who makes the boys and girls so glad, Whizzo./ He’s a merry fellow with a big red shiny nose,/ dressed in


  • West Terrace one of Kessler’s first works

    March 1st, 2016
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    Northeast News West Terrace Park was one of Kansas City’s first parks originally proposed by Landscape Architect George Kessler in his plan to develop a “city within a park” in


    Corby legend lives on in St. Joseph

    February 24th, 2016
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    Northeast News When John Corby passed through the trading post area of Joseph Robidoux on the Missouri River in 1843, he noted that the location would be an excellent place


    Jilted lover sends view of Scarritt Point

    February 17th, 2016
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    Northeast News The scene depicted on this Real Photo postcard published by the Mid-West Postcard company shows a mule pulling a horse cart and a man pushing a bicycle along


    Upscale Baltimore Hotel hosted presidents

    February 10th, 2016
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    Northeast News Eccentric. That’s how many described noted turn-of-the-century Kansas City architect Louis S. Curtiss.


    Florida scene warms KC recipient’s winter

    February 3rd, 2016
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    Northeast News Originally sent to Miss Josephine Eakins of 3514 Forest Ave. in Kansas City on Feb.