Lee’s Summit Town Hall
Some news, some election recap and a conversation about caring for our loved ones

Some news, some election recap and a conversation about caring for our loved ones

April 14, 2021

The Market Plaza development, which includes the voter-approved downtown performance space is taking a big step forward and Nick & Jason take a quick read of the tea leaves after the recent LSR7 BOE election. Ben Rao joins Nick in the second segment to talk about his new book and work to help people care for loved ones as they age and need more care.

Monday NewsLink: Drive-thru vaccination event this week, feature your pets, school news and more

Monday NewsLink: Drive-thru vaccination event this week, feature your pets, school news and more

April 12, 2021

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of April 12, 2021. The City of Lee’s Summit and a host of partners are offering a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination event this week at Legacy Park; a local resident has created a unique fundraiser and opportunity to put your pet in some unique art; a reminder on some changes to the LSR7 AMI schedule and summer camp information.

The election results are in and a conversation with a true crime podcaster

The election results are in and a conversation with a true crime podcaster

April 7, 2021

Nick and Jason take just a few minutes to review Tuesday’s election results (read: plead with more people to show up and vote) before turning to a conversation with Lee’s Summit resident Sharon Newman Edwards. Edwards hosts a true crime podcast called Justice… delayed, documenting her dive into an unsolved murder from Abilene, Texas.

Monday NewsLink: Awards, Expansion, more awards… and bees — oh my!

Monday NewsLink: Awards, Expansion, more awards… and bees — oh my!

April 5, 2021

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of April 5, 2021. This week’s news & notes come from the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council; City of Lee’s Summit; Pro Deo Youth Center, Lee’s Summit r-7 School District and more

Meet Michele Surber, candidate for LSR7 Board of Education

Meet Michele Surber, candidate for LSR7 Board of Education

March 31, 2021

A special thank you to the local congregation at Martin Luther Lutheran Church and their charitable giving; a few news & notes and a recap of the tax levy ballot question before Michele Surber joins hosts Nick and Jason for the fourth and final candidate interview before Tuesday’s election.

Monday NewsLink: Structure fire, commercial real estate news and next week’s election

Monday NewsLink: Structure fire, commercial real estate news and next week’s election

March 29, 2021

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of March 29, 2021. This week’s headlines stem from a weekend house fire, downtown Lee’s Summit, the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council, the Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education election and the City of Lee’s Summit.

Meet Christine Bushyhead, candidate for the LSR7 Board of Education

Meet Christine Bushyhead, candidate for the LSR7 Board of Education

March 24, 2021

In a continuing series of interviews with the four candidates for two available seats on the Lee's Summit R-7 Board of Education, Christine Bushyhead joins hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury. The conversation covers her thoughts, on leadership, the district's budget and its equity mission. Previous interviews with candidates Rodrick Sparks and Ryan Murdock are available and Michele Surber will appear on the show next week.

Monday NewsLink: Honors and accolades for LSR7 students

Monday NewsLink: Honors and accolades for LSR7 students

March 22, 2021

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of March 22, 2021. This week, we’re taking some time to recognize some of our local students in the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District.

Meet Ryan Murdock, candidate for LSR7 Board of Education

Meet Ryan Murdock, candidate for LSR7 Board of Education

March 17, 2021

Hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury are joined by incumbent Ryan Murdock to talk about his campaign for reelection to the Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education, his thoughts on the board’s pandemic response during the current academic year as well as other important issues facing the district.

Monday NewsLink: Meet your candidates for BOE, plus other local schools news

Monday NewsLink: Meet your candidates for BOE, plus other local schools news

March 15, 2021

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of March 15, 2021. This week’s headlines come from the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District Board of Education, Summit Christian Academy, Lee’s Summit CARES and the Rotary Club of Lee’s Summit.

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