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'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...
A 'Crystal Bowl' Arena
August 19, 2005
The final design of the Sprint Center was unveiled August 18, 2005. Article has drawing of the design with statistics and timeline. The complex will include a National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame...
A Case as Cold as Ice
August 31, 2013
Article covers the inactive investigation of the Vinca Jewelry heist on September 6, 2010. Simon Zouein, the owner of the shop, is interviewed and expresses his dissatisfaction with the Kansas City Police...
A Huge Icing Plant
Illustration, caption, map, and article about an ice manufacturing and sales plant on a 1.5 block tract purchased and planned to be built with an initial cost of $1.5 million between 2nd, Oak, 3rd, and...
A Nest for Creativity
January 9, 2011
Article describes the opening of the City Ice Arts Center located in the old Kansas City Ice Building at 2029 Campbell Street in the Crossroads Arts District. Sean Kelley, owner, sees it as "a comfortable...
A Very Tough Act to Follow
April 30, 2011
Tribute to Elizabeth Kostelac of Kansas City who died March 29, 2011. Kostelac taught ice and roller skating at the Pla-Mor Ballroom at Linwood and Main. She also performed at the Pla-Mor's water shows...
An "Ice Ball" of Mirrors
April 15, 1923
Photo and article about the "gigantic 'ice ball'" atop the sprinkler tower of the Kansas City Cold Storage and Warehouse Company building (managed by E. M. Dodds) on East 3rd Street, resembling a ball...
Busier than Ever, Building Away at a Mightier Kansas City--Places Where Millions Are Being Spent
Illustrations and descriptions of several buildings in Kansas City, under construction or newly completed in 1922 including the following: (1) "the immense cold storage, warehouse and ice manufacturing...
Business News--The Sweetest Place in Town: Russell Stover Candies Opens New Store
Photo and article about the "newest retail location" of Russell Stover Candies company at 51st and Oak Street in Kansas City, "on the edge of the Country Club Plaza, UMKC and several residential neighborhoods,"...
Chance Plays a Role in Kansas Citian's Big Oil Job
Photo and biographical article about William Kenney, a former Kansas Citian and "vice-president and general counsel of the Shell Oil company" in New York City. Description of his life and career, born...
Colossus Lands at Legends
July 24, 2006
A new restaurant called T-Rex is set to open July 25, 2006, located in Village West in Kansas City, Kansas. The restaurant cost of $15 million makes it the Kansas City area's most expensive themed restaurant,...
Cooperation Grew from Storm-Battered Trees
June 1, 2005
Editorial about the partnership between the city and Armour Hills residential district in replanting many trees lost in the ice sotrms.
Crews Fight Snow to Restore Power
Description of the "most damaging storm to power lines in area history," with photos of the severe weather event.
Dairy Queen and King
September 30, 2009
Profile of Esther and John McMurray, owners and operators of the Dairy Queen on Independence Avenue. The couple have run the ice cream shop for the last 30 years and proclaim it to be the longest-running...
Deaths: Joseph A. Mossie
Obituary for Joseph Mossie, "83, founder of the Mossie Alarm Service Company, 1049 Central" Street, dying in 1974. Native of Lebanon, Missouri, coming to Kansas City about 1900 and in 1916 inventing "a...
Down on the (Shatto) Farm
December 26, 2010
Article profile about the Shatto Milk Company in Osborn, Missouri. Leroy and Barb Shatto run the 400-acre farm that has about 300 dairy cows. The company boasts 19 different flavors of milk, as well as...
Eat, Play, Collaborate
October 3, 2010
Cover story on the co-branding of local products from companies including the Roasterie, Boulevard Brewing Co., Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolates, Glace Artisan Ice Cream, Patric Chocolate, and Soda...
Electric Living Restored to Kansas City
Restoration of electrical power to 32,000 customers after the severe weather of an ice storm.
For Some It's Still No Light at Night
Story about continued power outages due to severe weather storms.
Fountain Off For Winter
The new Concourse Fountain was designed to operate during the winter and produce ice formations. However, budget constraints have caused the water to be shut off as well as the fact that the fountain needs...
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