House Fire

Firefighters respond to house fire on Jones Avenue

Smoke and fire damage was reported in a house fire late Monday morning at Brimson. The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District, among others, responded to the scene at 517 Jones Avenue, the residence of Lawrence and Erma Newton. A report from assistant rural chief Brandon Gibler said visible smoke was coming from the house […]

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Highway Patrol reports arrest of KC man in Harrison County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kansas City man on a DeKalb County warrant and another allegation in Harrison County Tuesday morning. The warrant for 27-year-old Patrick Mwumvira was for misdemeanor failure to display valid plates on a motor vehicle. Online court information indicates he has also been charged with misdemeanor exceeded posted […]

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Customers of KCP&L could see $3.45 increase in monthly billing

Kansas City Power and Light Company has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the demand side investment mechanism charge on customer bills. The charge appears as a separate line item on customer bills and allows KCP&L to recover demand-side management program costs and incentives under the Missouri Energy Efficiency […]

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Animal health startup chooses Missouri for headquarters

Animal health tech company Scollar, Inc., has announced plans to relocate its headquarters from Silicon Valley to Kansas City, Missouri, to launch its suite of products and expand the company in the Animal Health Corridor. Scollar will scale its administrative, customer success, sales, and marketing teams in Kansas City. Designed for everything from cats to […]

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KPC&L customers to see decrease in monthly bill

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Kansas City Power and Light Company to change the fuel adjustment charge on the monthly bills of its electric customers. One of the two filings KCP&L made proposed to adjust the charge to reflect changes in its fuel and purchased power costs from July […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle crash near Excelsior Springs injures KC woman

A Kansas City resident was hurt when the motorcycle she was a passenger on overturned near Excelsior Springs. Sixty-four-year-old Deborah Holden-Johnson was taken to Liberty hospital with moderate injuries. The operator of the motorcycle, 63-year-old Leroy Booker of Excelsior Springs, was not reported hurt. The crash happened Saturday afternoon on Route Y near Excelsior Springs […]

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Power outage planned in Galt

Power will be turned off at Galt Thursday, March 7th due to the changing out of a substation. Galt City Clerk Ashley Campbell reports KCP&L plans to turn off the power for the city at 4 o’clock that afternoon. Residents will be without power for up to four hours.