• 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

  • Kansas City’s first fire fighters honored

    July 25th, 2018
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      Michael Bushnell Northeast News In March 1867, the Missouri Legislature granted permission to allow Kansas City to organize an […]


    All aboard for railroad’s Golden Age

    July 18th, 2018
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News The old Union Depot went out with a wild party in the fall of 1914, when […]


    Big Eleven Lake – an Urban Oasis

    July 11th, 2018
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News In continuing with our 7-11 themed issue for July 11th, we offer this Max Bernstein-published Linen-type […]


    Stars and Stripes lore

    July 4th, 2018
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News During the American Revolution, a number of patriots made flags for our new nation. Among them […]


    Roadside America nostalgia: A look at Route 66

    June 27th, 2018
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News A small signpost that bears the number “1933” in downtown Chicago near the intersection of Lake […]


  • The Standard of Luxury

    June 20th, 2018
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News What was once the shining gem in the newly developed Executive Park area of Kansas City’s […]


    Swirling flood waters inundate city in 1951

    June 13th, 2018
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News Making the floods of 1903 and 1908 seem insignificant in comparison, the flood of 1951 was […]


    Bartle, Paige, Pendergast all call Forest Hill home

    June 6th, 2018
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News In 1888, when the Forest Hill Cemetery was incorporated, it lay outside the Kansas City city […]


    Legend lives on at Lover’s Leap

    May 30th, 2018
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News Near the confluence of the Niangua and Osage Rivers along the south shore of the Lake […]


    Liberty Memorial: A national tribute

    May 23rd, 2018
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News The third annual convention of the American Legion was held in Kansas City, Mo., on Oct. […]