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1. 'Eskimo Pie King' Dead: Russell Stover, Confectioner, Developed Ice Cream Product 'Eskimo Pie King' Dead: Russell Stover, Confectioner, Developed Ice Cream Product May 12, 1954 Obituary for Russell Stover (1888-1954), "[f]ounder and former president of Russell Stover Candies of Kansas City, Mo." Inventor of "the Eskimo Pie, an ice cream product, in the 1920's" and dying at the...

2. A Sugar Binge A Sugar Binge November 9-15, 2006 Article about Kansas City's candy-making heritage, including a history of the Sifers family's Valomilk candy bar, and the Russell Stover Company.

3. A Sweet Transition at Chocolate Store A Sweet Transition at Chocolate Store June 1, 2007 Owners of Panache Chocolatier, Eileen Cohen and Sharon Hoffman who want to spend more time with family, sold their business to Mark and Barbara Bailey of Lenexa. Cohen and Hoffman first opened a Kron Chocolatier...

4. After 87 Years, Price Candy Co. Closes Its Doors: Bank Forecloses on Factory in Richmond After 87 Years, Price Candy Co. Closes Its Doors: Bank Forecloses on Factory in Richmond May/2/2000 Article about the closing and liquidation of the Price Candy Company, "an 87-year-old confectionery manufacturer" founded in the old downtown Jones Store building. Description of the company's history,...

5. American Nostalgia American Nostalgia September 13, 2006 The column "Castle's View" contains a story featuring the author's memories of what drive-in movies were like, especially the I-70 Drive-In Theatre on 40 Highway. Includes a picture of the drive-in as...

6. At Andre's, Sweet Success At Andre's, Sweet Success October 21, 2005 Article included in the "Cityscape" column by Joyce Smith. "Fifty years ago this month, Andre and Elsbeth Bollier opened a Swiss pastry and candy shop at 50th and Main streets". They are celebrating the...

7. Bitterman's Sweet Success Bitterman's Sweet Success April 14, 2006 The family-owned Bitterman Family Confections began in the 1930s with vending machines selling peanuts. Article discusses the candy distributor's vendors and includes a timeline.

8. Bittermans Make Sure Customers 'Have a Sweet Day' Bittermans Make Sure Customers 'Have a Sweet Day' June 1, 2007 Article features Bitterman Family Confections located at 3107 Gillham Road. They have been in business for three generations of their family and are known by their slogan "Have a Sweet Day." Marilyn Bitterman...

9. Blues Family Joins Forces to Benefit Local Matriarch Blues Family Joins Forces to Benefit Local Matriarch March 19, 2004 A benefit concert is to be held on Friday, March 19, 2004, for local Blues singer, Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington who has sung the Blues locally for decades. Recent health problems and the need for...

10. Candy Man Endures with Old-Fashioned Approach Candy Man Endures with Old-Fashioned Approach March/4-10/1999 Describes the history of the candy Valomilk and the local company that manufactures it.

11. Cultivating Community Cultivating Community September 25, 2011 Article spotlights Kansas City residents Jason and Candy Fields and other families who have transformed blighted properties in the Lykins Neighborhood into "urban homesteads." More than 20 families have...

12. Enduring Lessons: Survival of the Finest, KC's Oldest Firms Enduring Lessons: Survival of the Finest, KC's Oldest Firms January 2, 2007 Several articles about some of Kansas City's oldest companies. "Where Vision Meets Know-How" highlights six of Kansas City's oldest businesses, including Cullum & Brown; Kessinger/Hunter & Co.; Rau Construction;...

13. Harry Montgomery Harry Montgomery December/31/1972 Obituary for Harry Montgomery, chairman of the board of the Price Candy Company and a member of the board of governors of the Kansas City Art Institute and a director of the Linwood State Bank and Starlight...

14. Heading to New York Heading to New York August 11, 2009 Kansas City's Bogdon Candy Co., founded in 1945 in Kansas City, has been bought by Richardson Foods Inc. of Canajoharie, New York. The local office and manufacturing plant located at 2316 Troost Avenue...

15. KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer KC Blues Scene Mourns Singer December 26, 2007 Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington, local blues singer, died December 25, 2007, at the age of 76. Her death was due to complications from a stroke. "She was a founding member of the Kansas City Blues Society...and...

16. Russell Stover Savors Sweet Spot Russell Stover Savors Sweet Spot June 22-28, 2007 Article describes changes and adaptations of the candy company that accounts for "more than 60 percent of U.S. boxed chocolate sales." Brothers Tom and Scott Ward are co-presidents of the privately held...

17. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City December/24/1922 Portraits and biographical article about Jacob Leander Loose, or Jacob Loose, "chairman of the board, Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company." Description of his life and career, born in Pennsylvania in 1850 and...

18. Why All the Fanfare?: Its Barbecue Fame Aside, KC is a Good Place For Food Makers Why All the Fanfare?: Its Barbecue Fame Aside, KC is a Good Place For Food Makers July 4, 2006 Article features the different products made in the Kansas City area. It mentions Folgers coffee (Procter and Gamble, pasta (American Italian Pasta), Cheez-It snack crackers (Kellogg's Snacks), hot dog...