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    Meet the new meat man

    By Michael Bushnell Northeast News December 7, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – If you’ve noticed some new items in the […]

    KCPD turns focus to youth with new pilot program

      By Paul Thompson Northeast News December 7, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Gina English is heading into her new […]

    Wrapping up another year at the Northeast News

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News December 7, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Missouri – From the heartwarming to the heart-wrenching, the Northeast […]

  • Polished beauty rode the rails

    November 16th, 2016
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    Billed as the first streamlined diesel-powered train between St. Louis and Kansas City, the Alton Burlington, Ozark State Zephyr graces the front of this linen era postcard sent to Meyer Supply Company of St. Louis on Feb 23, 1937. Built entirely of stainless steel, the train was the flagship of Burlington Railway…


    Iconic igloo inspires museum memories

    November 9th, 2016
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    If you’ve forgotten what the third floor of the Kansas City Museum looked like when your elementary school booked a field trip there, here’s a little refresher for you…


    When the center isn’t really the center

    November 2nd, 2016
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    Depending on whom you ask, the geographic center of the United States could be one of four different places, all in various midwestern states.


    Halloween’s chilling origins

    October 26th, 2016
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    By MICHAEL BUSHNELL Northeast News October 26, 2016 Halloween traces its origins to the ancient Celtic holiday “Samhain” (pronounced “sow-in”), […]


    Missouri army camp trained celebrities

    October 19th, 2016
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    Northeast News Camp Crowder in Neosho, originally established as an Army Signal Corps training camp, was made famous by a variety of celebrities who spent time there during World War..


  • P&L building lights up KC

    October 12th, 2016
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    By MICHAEL BUSHNELL Northeast News October 12, 2016 Arguably one of the finest examples of Art Deco architecture in the […]


    Real photos are real exaggerations

    October 5th, 2016
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    Northeast News William H. “Dad” Martin of Ottawa, Kan., is considered to be the father of the exaggerated real photo postcard…


    A royal treat since 1899

    September 27th, 2016
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    Northeast News The roots of today’s American Royal can be traced to 1899 when the fledgling event was referred to as the National Hereford Show.


    Swope mystery lives on while park thrives

    September 20th, 2016
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    Northeast News This card, titled “Entrance to Swope Park, Kansas City,” may have been sent by a prominent Kansas City architect of its day.


    Taming the streets of Kansas City

    September 13th, 2016
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    Northeast News Print advertisements placed by the Oldsmobile Company in 1939 tout the new Olds “60” as the “car that tamed the Belgian Block,” referring to how well the car’s