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Northeast Residential ...
October 18, 2003
Architectural firm CDFM2 recently received a 2003 Business in the Arts Award from the Business Committee for the Arts Inc. and Forbes Magazine. They received the "Innovation Award" for their role in developing...
'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward
September 18 - October 1, 2003
Paul Rodriguez is the 2003 recipient of Commerce Bank's Community Service Award. Rodriguez built his company, Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, from a small start-up business to one of Greater Kansas City's...
'The Old Guy with the Bikes' Wins Hearts in Martin City
March 9, 2013
Article announces that Ralph Martin will be the first recipient of the Martin City Community Humanitarian Award. A biography of Martin is provided. His experiences serving in the Pacific Theater of World...
'X-Raying The Heartache'
July 4, 2010
Profile of author Christie Hodgen whose second novel, Elegies for the Broken-Hearted, has just been published. The 36-year old assistant professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is...
1918 Report Gives Hope To Hero's Supporters
April 24, 2011
Henry Johnson served in an all-black infantry regiment in France during 1918. Johnson's family tried to have him posthumously receive the nation's highest award for valor in 2003 but he was given the Distinguished...
3rd Annual Northeast News Community Betterment Awards.
May 15, 2002
Northeast News Community Betterment Awards recognize individuals who help to make the northeast area a better place to live. This is the 3rd year these awards have been given out. Charlie Passantino received...
54 Million Votes Put Cook on Top
May 22, 2008
David Cook, of Blue Springs, MO, won the American Idol competition on May 21, 2008. "Cook gathered nearly 56 percent of the 97.5 million votes cast." 25-year-old Cook defeated David Archuleta for the title...
A Big Honor for BNIM
December 17, 2010
The American Institute of Architects named the Kansas City architectural firm of BNIM as firm of the year for 2011, “the group’s highest honor given to a company.” “Recognized for its distinguished...
A Foundation for Creativity
April 10, 2011
The 2011 award winners of grants from Charlotte Street Foundation include Peggy Noland, Ricky Allman, and Andy Brayman. Works from the three are pictured: Noland's Crossroads boutique "with outlandish...
A Hall of Fame Name
June 20, 2007
Charles Gusewelle, Kansas City Star columnist since 1955, will be inducted into the Missouri Press Association Newspaper Hall of Fame. The Association has inducted 93 Missouri newspaper men and women since...
A House Divided Now Whole
June 27, 2007
John Morris, a Pendleton Heights resident, was awarded the 2007 George Erlich Acheivement in Preservation Award for restoring a turn-of-the-century shirtwaist house at 200 Garfield that he purchased in...
A Legend Alone (Monte Irvin)
January 16, 2004
Negro Leagues Museum awards the Jackie Robinson Award for lifetime achievement to Monte Irvin, the last Negro Leagues Hall of Famer still alive.
A Lifetime of Service Honored
November 14, 2005
Adele Hall was presented with the first Henry W. Bloch Human Relations Award on November 13, 2005. The award is given by the Jewish Community Relations Bureau/American Jewish Committee and recognizes individuals...
A Mural for O’Neil Is Finished by Artist
December 11, 2010
Commissioned by Ollie Gates, “Alexander Austin, a local mural artist, recently completed the image of the late Buck O’Neil and other Kansas City Monarch players for the Buck O’Neil Education and...
A New Sportsman's Friend
June 14, 2007
In Steve Penn's "Commentary" column he features Wayne Hubbard of Kansas City, Kansas. Hubbard is host to a TV show called "Urban American Outdoors" shown in this area on the Metro Sports Channel. It has...
A Very Deserving Music Star
May 13, 2006
Marilyn Maye will receive a Lifetime Achivement Award May 20 at the Coda Jazz Fund Benefit Concert. Leon Brady will also receive an award.
African American Archivist Receives Distinguished Librarian Award
August 29-September 4, 2008
Deborah Dandridge, an archivist and expert in African American history for the University of Kansas, has received the 2007-2008 Budig Distinguished Librarian Award for her achievements in professional...
Andrew Jackson Higgins Obituary
September 18, 2011
The Honorable Andrew Jackson Higgins, native of Platte City, Missouri, died September 14, 2011. Higgins practiced law from 1948-1960 at Platte City and served three terms as Prosecuting Attorney of Platte...
Another KC Winner
April 20, 2008
Kansas City artist Elijah Gowin won a Guggenheim Fellowship. This is the second time in two years that a Kansas City artist has won this award. Gowin is assistant professor of art and art history at the...
Armourdale honors Hispanic businesses.
Article about Armourdale Renewal Associations awards to Reyna's Bakery, Taqueria Mexico and Bernardino Bravo.
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