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The mailbag is open

The mailbag is open

February 27, 2019

This week, we went truly live for the first time! Nick Parker brought both co-hosts, Jason Norbury and John Beaudoin, into the studio for a mailbag episode. The trio offered some answers, insight and analysis to questions and topics submitted by listeners, including area development, the City’s strategic planning initiative, the downtown district and issues facing the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District.

Monday morning NewsLink

Monday morning NewsLink

February 25, 2019

Your Monday morning NewsLink: Emerald Isle Parade honors community icon Ferrell Shuck; snow days push LS R-7 District’s last day to May 30; St. Michael Academy plans benefit event for March 2; Campbell Middle Schooler garners state-wide recognition; Summit Theatre group opens new show on Friday; and the LS Chamber gets set for its next candidate forum.

Friday conversation: This is Hilary Graves

Friday conversation: This is Hilary Graves

February 22, 2019

If decisions are made by those who show up, this Lee’s Summit resident is ready to make as many decisions as she can. She is a volunteer member of the Lee's Summit R-7 School District’s CFMP and Equity teams; the R-7 Board of Education’s Citizen Advisory Committee and the Lee’s Summit leader for Moms Demand Action. This is Hilary Graves.

LSR7 equity plan taking shape, goes before Board of Education

LSR7 equity plan taking shape, goes before Board of Education

February 20, 2019

Jason & Nick offer a few reminders for upcoming events before taking a look at the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s Equity plan, which will be part of the Board of Education’s discussions this Thursday.

Monday morning NewsLink

Monday morning NewsLink

February 18, 2019

In this week’s Friday Conversation, Nick sits down with local videographer Chad Godfrey to talk about storytelling and some of the intriguing prospects he gets to create — Including restoration of a 40-plus year-old interview with former President Harry Truman, the 100th anniversary of Drumm Farm and an interview with a 100-year-old WWII veteran.

Friday Conversation: This is Chad Godfrey

Friday Conversation: This is Chad Godfrey

February 15, 2019

In this week’s Friday Conversation, Nick sits down with local videographer Chad Godfrey to talk about storytelling and some of the intriguing prospects he gets to create — Including restoration of a 40-plus year-old interview with former President Harry Truman, the 100th anniversary of Drumm Farm and an interview with a 100-year-old WWII veteran.

Three ways to make your voice heard

Three ways to make your voice heard

February 13, 2019

Every episode begins with “a weekly podcast about what you can do to make a difference.” This week, Jason and Nick are talking about three separate opportunities for residents and business owners to offer their input on local issues, housing development and the City’s future planning processes. Oh, and Nick admits to being really bad at self-promotion.

Your Monday morning NewsLink

Your Monday morning NewsLink

February 11, 2019

Your Monday morning NewsLink: LS Parks 7 Recreation launches RevUp program, opens youth girls volleyball registration; Downtown LS receives state-wide honor; Dr. David Sharp named new principal at Pleasant Lea Middle School; Six female students earn recognition from the National Center for Women and Information Technology; and two top members of the City’s leadership team have announced their retirement plans.

Friday conversation: Betsy Cochran’s mission to civilize

Friday conversation: Betsy Cochran’s mission to civilize

February 8, 2019

This week, Jason and Nick take a brief moment to thank and recognize former City Council member Diane Seif, who passed away last week, before breaking down a pair of issues currently facing our community. First, a public spat between the mayor and a District 1 Council member surrounding discussion on the now-denied Allera housing development; and second, a law suit filed last week against the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District.

Thank you & good on ya. Stop that! And what does this really mean?

Thank you & good on ya. Stop that! And what does this really mean?

February 6, 2019

This week, Jason and Nick take a brief moment to thank and recognize former City Council member Diane Seif, who passed away last week, before breaking down a pair of issues currently facing our community. First, a public spat between the mayor and a District 1 Council member surrounding discussion on the now-denied Allera housing development; and second, a law suit filed last week against the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District.

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