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  • 239: Sugar Creek Slavic Festival

    June 4th, 2022
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    On this week’s episode we’re joined by Sugar Creek Slavic Festival’s Heritage Director Debbie O’Renick and Artistic Director Anna O’Renick. […]


    237: Kansas City Museum works to #RestoreKC

    May 28th, 2022
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    On this week’s episode of the Northeast Newscast we’re at the Kansas City Museum learning from Glenn North, Director of […]


    Snap, Crackle, Pop, Rice Krispies

    May 25th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell This week we feature two postcard-like, ink blotter cards marketed by the Kellogg’s Cereal Company of Battle […]


    Livestock Exchange Building stands as a testament to once proud Stockyard operation

    May 18th, 2022
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    By Micheal Bushnell About two years after the opening of the Hannibal Bridge over the Missouri River in 1869, the […]


    Great Flood displaces 22,000

    May 11th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell This black and white photo postcard, published by the Southwest News Company of Kansas City, shows Union […]


    Old flower shop slated for newsroom as award-winning Northeast News transitions to non-profit business model

    May 4th, 2022
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    Michael BushnellPublisher Rose Marie Serrone opened her flower and gift shop in a single story Art Deco-style building in 1946 […]


    An open letter to our readers, advertisers and the Historic Northeast community

    May 4th, 2022
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    From the Publisher of the Northeast News On July 1, 1998, Pinnacle Communications LLC assumed ownership of The Northeast News […]


    Double shooting leaves one dead on Avenue

    April 28th, 2022
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    Just after four o’clock Thursday afternoon, officers were dispatched to a convenience store at 3500 Independence Avenue. They were dispatched […]


  • Mount Washington Park still a gem

    April 27th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell This postcard, published by the Webb-Freyschlag Mercantile Company, shows a peaceful view of Swan Lake in Mount […]


    Buzz: The end of an era

    April 27th, 2022
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    And just like that, the Chief Richard Smith era is over at the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department. No fanfare, […]


    Volunteers, ambassadors put the shine on Kessler Park

    April 23rd, 2022
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    If you noticed a small army of volunteers along the Gladstone Boulevard, Cliff Drive corridor in Kessler Park on Friday, […]


    Let’s go see Kansas City!

    April 20th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell “See Kansas City and know what you’re seeing,” states the description on the back of this Curt […]


    Nathan Scarritt, Melrose Methodist Church keys to early Northeast development

    April 13th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell A far cry from its humble beginnings in 1887 as a tent, this week’s real photo postcard […]


    Volunteers clean up the community

    April 13th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell Saturday’s community clean up was a huge success across the board. Neighborhood volunteers at multiple dumpster locations, […]


    Chambers partner on Listening Sessions in KCPD Chief Search

    April 13th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell For the fifth of six community listening sessions, the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce partnered with […]


    Private mailing cards a true work of art

    April 6th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell As a public communication medium, postcards made their debut at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Ill., in […]


    Camp Prairie Schooner – Still a destination for girls in Scouting

    March 30th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell The description on the back of this real photo postcard describes Camp Prairie Schooner Girl Scout Camp […]


    Colonnaded apartments a Kansas City icon

    March 23rd, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell The Collinwood Apartments, located at 2501-2519 E. Linwood Blvd., were developed and built by William H. Collins […]


    Scarritt Renaissance

    March 16th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell The Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood was named for the Reverend Nathan Scarritt, a Methodist Missionary and educator who […]


    The old and the new

    March 15th, 2022
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    This week’s historic postcard is a Chrome era Tetricolor postcard published by James Teterick of Kansas City, Mo. The written […]


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