• What’s Happening

    Earl Kent Hunter

    On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, the world lost Earl Kent Hunter, beloved son of Earl George and Catherine Hunter. He […]

    Kander officially launches mayoral campaign

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News Mayoral hopeful Jason Kander enticed hundreds of supporters to brave inclement weather and road closures […]

    Tips to stay cool if you must be outdoors

    By Dominique McCrary Northeast News Editorial Assistant As the summer continues to heat up, there are many people who are […]

  • Local Weather

  • Justice off the rails

    July 11th, 2018
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    Once again the Jackson County justice system – a term used loosely – has shown its true colors and released […]


    Twenty years of award winning community news

    July 4th, 2018
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    Twenty years ago, on July 1st, 1998, this community-minded News-Dog turned the faded knob of a storefront newspaper, then at […]


    Mayoral Roulette

    June 27th, 2018
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    There’s a line coined from viral Ball State University sportscaster Brian Collins that says “boom goes the dynamite.” That’s exactly […]


    Tax and Spend Continued

    June 20th, 2018
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    If the sales tax rate isn’t high enough in Kansas City, just wait until later this year when it has […]


    Closing Libraries

    June 13th, 2018
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    Local historian Dory DeAngelo once said that every time an old person passes away, a library closes. Truer words were […]


  • Giving Voice

    May 16th, 2018
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    The voice of Historic Northeast since 1932. That’s not just a tag line or some cool little mantra, that’s exactly […]


    A Dog-gone good time

    May 9th, 2018
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    This week, the news sniffin’ canine is departing from the normal weekly rantings against government waste and political minutia and […]


    The right thing

    May 2nd, 2018
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    Editor’s Note: Mea Culpa In this week’s Buzz column Bunny the Newshound wrongly referenced a trip to Spain in 2014 […]