Kellie Houx

Southwest Editor

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Magician Todd Lamanske’s act is known all over the Northland. He regularly performs at such places as Trago Bar & Tapas near Liberty, Nick & Jake’s and Stone Canyon Pizza in Parkville and for corporate groups. He has also been seen performing roaming magic for at the Courier-Tribune and Gladstone Dispatch’s Best of the Northland celebrations.

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Dunkin’ Dogs is back, offering Gladstone residents' pups a chance to take a dip in the outdoor pool located at 7011 N. Holmes St. Small dogs u…

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KANSAS CITY NORTH — The missing bronze Osage Native American woman statue that was part of the Francois Chouteau & Native Americans Heritage Fountain has been recovered in pieces. The statue, weighing about 400 pounds and valued at $80,000, was stolen from a Kansas City park in the 3900 block of Chouteau Trafficway earlier this week.

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KANSAS CITY — The female statue from the Francois Chouteau & Native Americans Heritage Fountain in Kansas City's Northland has been stolen. According to Kansas City Police detective Steven Downing, the statue has been missing since Wednesday, Aug. 4.

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LIBERTY — Despite the pandemic in 2020, children’s author  and Liberty's Jody Jensen Shaffer continued writing and finding success in the publishing world.

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CLAY COUNTY — Turning 100 for John Thomas Duncan Sr. was quite a deal. His family first threw a party, mainly for family, and then an open house for others before his birthday on July 14.

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Last month, the efforts of Liberty Boy Scout Troop 320 and Gladstone Boy Scout Troop 180 were recognized by Rep. Sam Graves, Clay County Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte, Liberty Mayor Lyndell Brenton and others. The large group of scouts received their emergency preparedness merit badge.

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The Clay County 4-H Fair is a collaborative community event, showcasing and promoting the achievements and talents of 4-H youth. This year's f…

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