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1. 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood 20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood June 9, 2013 Article focuses upon remembrance of the flood that impacted the Kansas City area during the summer of 1993. Business and property owners in the affected areas are interviewed and discuss both their recollections...

2. A River Runs Through Us A River Runs Through Us August 1, 2007 Article about the Riverfront Heritage Trail that winds through Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas. The trail follows the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and includes historical and educational markers...

3. Century of Clean Power at Water-Driven Plant Century of Clean Power at Water-Driven Plant December 12, 2010 Article gives a brief description and history of the Bowersock Mills and Power Company in Lawrence, Kansas, on the edge of the Kansas River. The 105-year old plant is the only privately owned hydroelectric...

4. Costs Mount as River Erodes Costs Mount as River Erodes January 16, 2007 Missouri River channel erosion is causing problems with the water supply for the metro area. "A levee and a wharf area in Kansas City, Kan., are among the places where the river is making channel cuts...

5. First Kansas River Ferry First Kansas River Ferry March 17, 2026 Tall Charles, a Wyandotte Indian, whose grave is marked by a broken stone in Huron cemetery, Kansas City, Kas., conducted the first ferry over the Kansas river.

6. How Districts Get Names How Districts Get Names January 4, 1925 Article about the origins of area place names like Toad-a-Loop, Tour-de-Loup, and Sni-a-Bar, all supposed to be of French origin etymologically. "One of the troublesome place names in Kansas City is that...

7. Important KC Link Has a Cloudy Future Important KC Link Has a Cloudy Future November 24, 2011 Engineers and transportation planners are studying whether to replace or rehab the Lewis and Clark Viaduct. Opened in 1907, the viaduct spans the Kansas River and connects downtown Kansas City, Missouri,...

8. It's Just One Big Sewer It's Just One Big Sewer August 20, 2011 Article describes the water pollution problem around the Kaw Point area of the Kansas River. A reported 2.5 billion gallons of raw sewage empties out near the Kaw Point Park each year due to Kansas City's...

9. KCK Flour Mill Was One of the Largest of Its Time KCK Flour Mill Was One of the Largest of Its Time September 1, 2010 Postcard image and short article about the old Southwestern Milling Company plant near present-day 18th Street and Kansas Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. The mill was built in 1913 along the banks of the...

10. New Era for Quality Hill Recalls Its Earliest Days New Era for Quality Hill Recalls Its Earliest Days November/20/1955 Article about the early history of Quality Hill through the activities of the family of Annie Fisher (1847-1941) and her husband James Fisher, with photos of them. Photos and description also of the Fisher...

11. Opens New Trolley Line: Interurban Service to Bonner Springs Began This Morning Opens New Trolley Line: Interurban Service to Bonner Springs Began This Morning July/20/1914 Map and article about the "Kaw Valley line, a new Kansas City interurban" trolley or street railway built by J. J. Heim and traveling to Bonner Springs, Kansas (passing through Muncie, Kansas and Edwardsville,...

12. Report Looks at Causes, Effects of Kansas River's Long Decline Report Looks at Causes, Effects of Kansas River's Long Decline June 2, 2005 Article reviews the Kansas Water Office report that is the first comprehensive look at how the river has deteriorated over the years. ''The Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, winds 170 miles from near...

13. Spinning the Span Spinning the Span August 18-24, 2005 Article describes Woodswether Bridge, a paved path beneath the Lewis and Clark Viaduct designed for use by cyclists and pedestrians crossing the Kansas River. The bridge was implemented as part of a plan...

14. Steamboats Steamboats 1897-1950 A collection of 63 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from local, state, and national newspapers on various aspects of steamboats and steamboating on the Missouri and Kansas rivers. The bulk of the...

15. The Eagles Have Landed in Lawrence The Eagles Have Landed in Lawrence February 16, 2004 Report on migrating bald eagles who have gathered in droves at the Kansas River near the Lawrence Riverfront Plaza. Each winter, Kansas usually gets about 1,200 bald eagles, and Missouri more than 2,000....

16. The Kaw as a "Recreation Corridor" The Kaw as a "Recreation Corridor" May/21-27/1998 Discusses the current state of the Kansas River and its use for recreational purposes.

17. The Whizzers of Oz The Whizzers of Oz August/9 - 15/2001 Article about struggle by enviornmentalists against Kansas SB204,, the so-called "Dirty Water" bill, which removed streams feeding into Kansas River from federal environmental protections.

18. Up the River Up the River November 3-9, 2005 Article profiling the Kansas City Rowing Club. In late 2005, the club had 51 members who trained regularly on the Kansas River and competed in races across the Midwest.

19. Violence in Wind: Gusts up to 70 Miles an Hour Rip through the Kansas City Area Violence in Wind: Gusts up to 70 Miles an Hour Rip through the Kansas City Area March/22/1953 Photos and article about the winds in Kansas City, up to 70 miles per hour, strong enough to knock down pedestrians and power lines, responsible for the fire at a lumber yard killing Kansas City's police...