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A virtual family support group is being formed by the National Alliance on Mental Illness to provide support for families with loved ones with mental health conditions, developmental Disabilities and intellectual disabilities. This group will meet the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. via Zoom beginning Jan. 13, 2021.

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CLAY COUNTY — Clay County Clothes Closet, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the clothing needs of impoverished residents of Clay County Missouri since 1959, seeks winter wear.

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GLADSTONE — A link to the pre-recorded, virtual celebration will be posted at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 on Gladstone's official website at www.gladstone.mo.us as well as the Gladstone Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Facebook page will help kick off the holidays as Mayor Jean Moore, Glads…

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The Missouri Department of Conservation is asking Missouri turkey hunters to save and share feathers from the wild turkeys they harvest this fall as part of a new research project to help improve wild turkey management in Missouri, according to a release.

Col. Eric Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds everyone there may be an increase in traffic over the Thanksgiving holiday. If so, drivers should remain alert to changes along their normal route. Regardless of traffic patterns, safety should remain a priority.

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JEFFERSON CITY — As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in Missouri and across the Midwest, Gov. Mike Parson today signed Executive Order 20-19 extending the state of emergency in Missouri through March 31, 2021, according to a press release. 

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GLADSTONE — Due to current COVID-19 social distancing requirements, Mayor Jean Moore, Gladstone City Council and the City of Gladstone invite the community to enjoy a virtual presentation of its annual Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.

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Homeowners are making their backyards purposeful for recreation, work and homeschooling while sheltering at home during the pandemic. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute reminds outdoor power equipment users to be courteous when cleaning up the family yard with leaf blowers, chainsaws, mowers, chippers, shredders and other outdoor power equipment, according to a release.

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Each Red Cross blood drive and donation center follows the highest standards of safety and infection control, and additional precautions – including temperature checks, social distancing and face coverings for donors and staff – have been implemented to help protect the health of all those i…

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CLAY COUNTY — The Missouri Department of Transportation has extended the work schedule as part of the MO Route 269/Chouteau River Bridge improvement project. The extension is due in part to the delay of materials being shipped, which is a direct result of Covid-19, according to a MoDOT press…

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KANSAS CITY – Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas, in consultation with Kansas City Health Department Director Rex Archer and Emergency Medical Services Medical Director Erica Carney. has issued Safer at Home guidelines for a partial slowdown of activity in Kansas City as the community continues its work to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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As COVID-19 surges in the Kansas City metropolitan area, the region’s area health directors, including Gary Zaborac at Clay County Public Health and Rex Archer at the Kansas City Health Department, are sounding the alarm in a letter released Friday, Nov. 13.

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The 2020 Keystone Recognition Awards will be presented by the Clay County Economic Development Council to recognize businesses that have made a significant contribution to Clay County’s economy.

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Tutera Senior Living & Health Care announces Northland Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Kansas City North at 4301 NE Parvin Road has earned the 2020 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living, the leading ass…

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Based on uncertified returns from the Missouri Secretary of State's Office, Democrat Lauren Arthur has been reelected to another term in Senate District 17 with 51,778 votes of 96,922 ballots cast Tuesday, Nov. 3, compared to Republican Mickey Younghanz's 45,144 votes. The district includes …

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CLAY COUNTY — Incumbent Republican Sarah Mills Rottgers will continue to be the Clay county public administrator after beating her opponent, Democrat Jeremy Eden in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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CLAY COUNTY — Current Deputy Assessor Tracy Baldwin will be the next county assessor after winning the general election Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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CLAY COUNTY — In addition to ushering in two new associate commissioners at the ballot box in the November general election, Clay County voters overwhelmingly said more government change was needed by voting “yes” on a county constitution.

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Maggie Nurrenbern won the Missouri House District 15 seat in the Nov. 3, election, based on uncertified return results from the Secretary of State's Office and Clay County Election Board. The Democrat took in 58% of the unofficial vote county over Steve West, a Republican. The unofficial count has 18,211 votes cast in this district, which represents Gladstone and Kansas City North.

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CLAY COUNTY — Although he currently serves as a captain and public information officer in the Clay County Sheriff’s Office as well as the county emergency management director, Will Akin will now be the next county sheriff.

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CLAY COUNTY — Current County Clerk and Republican Megan Thompson will be the next Clay County eastern commissioner after handedly beating her Democratic opponent and political newcomer Dustin Bell.

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CLAY COUNTY — Despite being term-limited out of the Missouri House, outgoing state Rep. Jon Carpenter will continue to serve the public, however, this time as western Clay County commissioner.