• What’s Happening

    Porch collapse hastens repair of historic home

    By Michael Bushnell Northeast News The front porch of the famed “cougar house” at 441 Bellefontaine collapsed Wednesday morning following […]

    Neighborhood and Housing Services on the state of the porch collapse on Bellefontaine

    Michael Bushnell Northeast News A house in the 400 block of Bellefontaine partially collapsed Wednesday afternoon following heavy rains over […]

    Proposed library levy increase would benefit North-East branch

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News The North-East branch of the Kansas City Public Library system would be a primary benefactor […]

  • Local Weather

  • LTE: Cartoon was in poor taste

    August 15th, 2018
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    I can understand the quality of cartoons in a free neighborhood newspaper can clear a fairly low bar. Predictably, Mr. […]


    LTE: Virginia resident loves community journalism

    August 15th, 2018
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    I just wanted to express my deepest admiration for the Northeast News and your dedication to serving your community. I […]


    LTE: Democracy Demands Participation

    July 31st, 2018
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    Democracy Demands Participation. That’s why it’s important to vote in this summer’s primary election on August 7th and this fall’s […]


    LTE: Hold elected officials accountable

    July 31st, 2018
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    I don’t know about you, but I am tired of the same, “do nothing” candidates that beg for our votes […]


    LTE: Highlight the positive in our community

    June 13th, 2018
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    I applaud the caliber of your articles and photographs and commend you for the many hours you spend covering events […]


  • LTE: Affordable Housing

    May 30th, 2018
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    On Wed., May 23, I attended (along with about 50 other individuals) the third of the City’s planned meetings to […]


    LTE: Endangered children at The Concourse

    May 23rd, 2018
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    I live only a few hundred feet from the very successful children’s park at Gladstone and Lexington. I am close […]


    LTE: American Jazz Museum needs leadership change

    April 25th, 2018
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    I’ve spent this term on the City Council as the Chair of our Finance & Governance Committee many times having […]


    LTE: Teens need history lesson on gun rights

    April 4th, 2018
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    I would like to respond to the three letters printed in the March 28 edition en mas. First, in the […]


    LTE: Student walkouts have been inspirational

    March 28th, 2018
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    In Bunny the News Hound’s recent editorial (Mar 21), she has not given us “The Bigger Picture,” but a much […]