The missing Pioneer Woman statue reflects the history of Independence in a couple of ways.
The statue – missing since the weekend and evidently stolen – is a testament to spirit of the women who headed west with their families on the major trails out of Independence.
The Ennovation Center in Independence is getting some TV attention this week.
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PETS Some people think their pet has to be a purebred. But Gisele Gamble knows how good a mixed breed dog can be as a family pet. Read more on Thursday and meet Micah and Bumper.
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Honor rolls are coming in from schools, and we'll post them all here, so watch for yours.
I once met an old gentleman named Charlie Edmondson, who was now getting up into his nineties. “Stillwell - do I have a story for you. When I was a much younger man, before the days of sewers and the rural water district, most people across the county either drew water from a well or the cistern out back....
This column might be shorter than most but it deals with a very important topic of personal financial health – the little things. Sometimes I have heard people say that they never have enough money to matter, certainly not enough to invest. However, even with inflation, the saying that if you take care of the dimes, the dollars will take care of themselves is still accurate.
Lucas Schnelle knew he had to take a risk.
If Daniel Lewis had to pick one word to describe the University of Missouri, he might pick “familiar.”