The Heart of America Council North Star District held their annual event where 159 Cub Scouts, grades 1-5, gathered to see who was the best of the best. Scouts enjoyed the race and look forward to new challengers next year.
There comes a time in every young actress's life that you realize that maybe your current path might not be your long-term goal. Mine happened in Act one of the musical South Pacific as I battled the apple box that would be my undoing.
For high school student Heather Manning, turning 16 was sweeter than ever, but not for the reason you might think. For most teens, it’s the year they can legally drive a car; Heather was more concerned about driving the sales of her first published novel.
When it comes to hidden gems, the Northland has plenty. There are hidden diners, tucked into strip malls, dive bars with surprising beer selections and bakeries that should be the envy of the entire metro area. And then there’s Kato Japanese Cuisine, Sushi and Teriyaki. It employs the tactic of ‘hide in plain sight’ by nestling in on the busiest…
Northland artist and retired middle school art teacher Debbie Wetschensky has made a name for herself as a lover of animals. With her amazing mastery of pen and ink or paints, she makes them spring to life through her art. So what inspires her art?
For those about to rock, play the blues, or perform odes about country roads and pick’em-up trucks, KC Music (6506-B NW Prairie View Road) is the place to chase your muse. Professional performer and music industry veteran Mark Ballard opened KC Music in October 2014 to offer complete resources as a full-service music store and concert venue.
Ballroom dance has been in the blood of retired William Jewell professor Will Adams, Ph.D., since the age of 13 in 1943 when his mother taught him the waltz. Since then, he continued to learn, and he has taught dance lessons in some capacity since 1951. Then the 2005 movie Mad Hot Ballroom inspired Adams, his late wife Eleaner, and his dance…
This is a tale of four book clubs. It started because I’ve recently fallen back in love with reading for fun. After years of reading to my children and for school, I’d started to regard books as merely utilitarian. As I challenged myself to read more just for the sake of reading, I remembered the joy of getting lost in worlds…
Girl Scouts are busy delivering cookies, and this Girl Scout would love to visit your house (and stay). Her current home is the Parkville Animal Shelter, but she would love a comfortable lap and a home of her very own.
I once told a friend that the secret to a successful bar or restaurant is excellent live entertainment. The food can be mediocre. Shortly after that he brought in a popular singer and his business boomed. I was not even offered a free drink or a mediocre sandwich for my advice.
The United States Flag is a symbol of patriotism, pride and respect. The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial offers the opportunity to receive a U.S. flag flown at the Museum as an incredible gift for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays or as an opportunity to honor a veteran or Scout.