Latest Wyandotte County, Kansas Stories

2014-06-23 23:11:08

'Dotte Meals Provides Meals to Young Residents, Combating “Food Insecurity” and Other Health Problems in the County Kansas City, Kansas (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 A meal program for area children is helping to address major health issues in Wyandotte County. The ‘Dotte Meals program will offer two meals a day during the summer to children living in Wyandotte County. The project is meant to increase the reach of KCKPS’s summer meal programs and to address public health issues in...

2014-06-16 23:11:07

‘Dotte Meals aims to expand free meals to more kids in need across the city. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Kids in Kansas City, Kansas can receive up to two meals a day through the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) district’s ‘Dotte Meals program. The meals will be served in June and July at 40 locations across the city. “The program is like the district’s existing free-lunch or afterschool meal programs,” said Gwen Childs, KCKPS’s Nutritional Services...

2012-06-08 23:00:05

Willie Wilson, along with other MLB legends, will return to CommunityAmerica Ballpark for the 2012 Willie Wilson Legends game and a night of fun, to benefit spinal cord injury recovery efforts in Kansas City. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 This exhibition contest, scheduled for August 11 at 7:05 p.m. at CommunityAmerica Ballpark, is the perfect opportunity for fans to see former major league greats take the field once again. Past contests have featured appearances by legends such as...

2007-10-25 06:00:19

By Rick Alm, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Oct. 25--When Kansas Speedway officials recently announced their proposal for a casino, they pledged that no gambling would occur on land that was taken nine years ago in eminent domain proceedings. Oops. Speedway President Jeff Boerger acknowledged Wednesday that his casino group, which includes the Cordish Co., recently discovered that some land condemned back in 1998 for the speedway was included in the estimated 150 acres earmarked for the...

2007-06-02 06:00:22

By Robert A. Cronkleton, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 2--A Wyandotte County jury on Friday awarded $16 million to a former Shawnee Mission Northwest student injured nearly two years ago diving into Lake Quivira. The 12-member jury awarded $20 million in compensatory damages, but found Bradley Hudspeth 20 percent at fault for his injuries, reducing the verdict to $16 million, his attorneys said Friday. Quivira Inc., which owns the common areas in Lake Quivira, will have to pay about...

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  • Good cheer; viands.
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