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Local News

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

Presentation converts alderman
Platte City motorcycle cop arrests bank robbers
Christmas on the River set Friday at Parkville.
Change in code will allow message therapy at YMCA

Wounded state rep returns from Iraq
Platte City already has annexation back on tap
Rail line, blasting on Parkville agenda
Auditor candidates speak of skills, differences
Appliances, power stolen from home on Foruth St.
Platte City woman reports rape

City must pay $12,000 to plaintiff's attorneys
New logo in the works for City of Parkville
Sierra Club hopes to delay power plant
Thomas, Montee again cite opposing viewpoints

Platte City drops annexation
Platte County battling mold issue in courthouse
Platte City may start selling water to Tracy
Platte County man accused of indecent liberties with child
Fire guts Parkville house


Thomas' opponent offers opinions on special audit
Utility questions delay action on annexation
Ambulance budget looks like 'a dynasty' to some
R-1 board communication policy being questioned
Ethics complaint filed against board member
Review notes errors by county auditor's office
How can future trouble be avoided?


Amos can return to work; jury traial scheduled
Past aldermen promoting annexation
Vandals cause $35,000 in damage at West Platte
New organization being formed at North Platte
KC man guilty of using screwdriver in robberies


Fattig can remove shackle to attend work
Park 'bomb' suspect awaits October trial
New courthouse steps don't pass test

City asks utilities to be 'horse traders'
County fires Piper as facilities coordinator
Crowd of about 5,000 attends Parkville parade


Parkville Sonic employees foil attempted armed robbery
Dearborn aldermen exchange harsh words at public meeting
Former Riverside judge charged with possession of cocaine
Platte County R-3 School Board hears from county prosecutor
State Rep. Jason Brown on the ground in Iraq


Chamber will observe National Day of Prayer
Alternate scope of work okayed for Jones-Meyer
Brooks outlines personal 'to do' list for third term
R-3 senior killed in one-vehicle accident
Teens charged with making threatst
Parkville board has testy exchange with commission
KCP&L begins wetlands project at Iatan Plant


Weatherby Lake board reprimands its mayor
Five candidates seek two open spots at R-3
Development corporation could help east of I-29
Doescher staying in race for mayor
Michael Gunn granted continuance in assault case
Dedicated 'Old Towne' tax idea gaining support
Graves to step down as U.S. Attorney
Landmark gets nod as official legal newspaper


Brown must report to Iraq
Man charged with leaving the scene of fatality accident
Another state title pinned by Pirate wrestlers
Riverside store accused of receiving stolen goods
Parkville sees big jump in larcenies in 2005


Development at I-435 to boost Parkville
Reimbursement reduction has hurt NRAD finances
Moody's salary now at $69,500
Additional power plant at Iatan closer to reality
Open house will note the upcoming golf season

Parties disagree over who filed first for local mayor


Will sheriff have to make any cuts?
Kearney chooses Odessa coach over Sherman
It's official: NRAD fires Bill Bishop as executive director
Bomb threat suspect says he'll be his own attorney

Shields pushing passage of peaceful funerals bill

Construction to start soon for new Parkville city hall


Sherman tempted by job offers
County forced to delay budget hearing
County treasurer still upset by cut in staff
Annexation moving to forefront, again

For stories from other years:

Headlines from 2007
Headlines from 2006
Headlines from 2005
Headlines from 2004
Headlines from 2003
Headlines from 2002