The Pioneer Woman is missing.
The six-foot bronze statue at the National Frontier Trails Museum in Independence was stolen over the weekend. It was noticed missing Monday morning.
There is a reward of up to $5,000 for the return of the statue intact
Eastern Jackson County was well represented in the 21st annual Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association Country Mart Kansas vs. Missouri All-Star Football Game.
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LYNN YOUNGBLOOD A small plot of land in a huge city gives residents a precious piece of nature all their own.
Check here for all of The Examiner's Academic All-Stars for 2013.
Honor rolls are coming in from schools, and we'll post them all here, so watch for yours.
Children in the Blue Springs area showed their enthusiasm for staying fit and spending time outdoors during the 2013 Blue Springs Kids Triathlon.
More than 100 children participated in the event Saturday. Proceeds from the triathlon went to support the Let’s Move! initiative.
Carol Wilson won the top prize at the 38th Annual Independence Art Association Member Show reception Friday at Vivilore, 10815 Winner Road in the Englewood Arts District.
The Best of Show ribbon was awarded to Wilson for her “Mixed Bouquet.”
One of the best ways to meet new people and make new friends is to have kids.
No doubt about it, friend-making can be an absolute desert without kids. Children are the number one thing that brings families, neighbors, and strangers together. When a new family moves onto the block, parents meet each other at the park, school, or while passing each other on their daily walk.
With more than 75 million Americans falling into the obese category and more than half of that group considered type 2 diabetics by the Centers for Disease Control, it's little wonder that bariatric surgery is growing as a means for dealing with this growing health concern.