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Off the Couch
by Greg Hall

Off the Wall
by CK Rairden

Parallax Look
by Brian Kubicki





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•Part I (The Battle of Platte County)
•Part II (Local lawmen shoot it out with notorious bandits)
Part III (Further on up the road)
•Part IV (Holt Coffey: Platte County Hero)

Local News

Top stories for 2005


TIF panel recommends Shoppes at North Gate
New league affiliation may be in works for the Pirates
City hires financial advisor; elected officials to get raise
Public works department to be reorganized at county

HBA wants county to change home assessment

Long-range street plan proposed at Dearborn


Shaw advises against mid-term COLAs
R-3, developer reach verbal deal on payments
Local street t ax okayed by voters
MoDOT to meet with city about intersection

Reserve police officer discussion gets heated


County officeholders favor mid-term COLA increase
Commercial development coming south of Platte City
Public questions TIF proposal at open hearing
Parkville supports forming a new ambulance district

Injury wreck shuts down I-29


McGinnis charged with murder; bond at $1 million
Aldermen want site plan for fire training facility
Kentucky woman accused of engaging in 911 hoax
Federal ruling not slowing Internet cases locally

Commission just says no to increasing tax levy

Assault case in hands of prosecutor
Area volunteers return from aiding storm victims


Platte City man killed, wife raped
R-3 enrollment increases by 200 from last years
Low estimates, high fuel costs challenge director
City leaders say it's not all 'doom and gloom"


Flaw found in roads plan
Lawsuits seek repayment from Short, Eskridge
Heartland Health will open facility in Platte City
Dearborn board votes to replace park manager
West Platte voters show strong support for bonds
U.S. Attorney Graves honors Lamar for effort


Rural road projects have been moved to 'fast track'
Thoroughbred Ford takes over local dealership
Sample Landmarks in the mail
City officials react to results of business outreach survey
Legality of local use tax being challenged in court
Platte County, Park Hill win state wrestling titles


Potential road tax revenue was inflated
Dearborn to keep just one full time public worker
Quite a rebound
Landmark mails sample copies
State-of-the-art car wash, lighted trails on the way
Auditor will get more detailed use tax information
Parkville City Hall, age 10, has already become crowded


Discussion often lively as Platte City plans festival
Sheriff undergoes bypass, doing well
Platte City police officer suspended
Southern community center primed for Feb. 19 opening
An upgrade in order for jail at Riverside
Sodomy of 2-year-old brings 20-year sentence
Platte City man dies in head-on collision

For stories from other years:

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