More Work Under Way in NKC’s One North


Another project in North Kansas City’s One North development is under way, continuing the strategic progress along the I-35/I-29 corridor just north of the river. Milhaus, a multifaceted development and management company based in Indianapolis, has broken ground for a $58 million apartment and mixed-use project on just over nine acres in North Kansas City. […]

Friday Facts: September 23

Friday Facts

Your EDC is switching things up for our October 22nd Look North Award banquet. Instead of having a guest speaker we will be entertained by Casi Joy of Smithville who rocketed to success after her appearance on NBC’s “The Voice”. She melds traditional country with pop. Kansas City Councilpersons will also make a presentation on our “587” project. We […]

U.S. News Lists William Jewell in Midwest Top 10 


William Jewell College was recently ranked sixth among Midwest colleges in a U.S. News survey of the nation’s institutions of higher education. Jewell has even more plans in store, like The Link multipurpose building set for groundbreaking Oct. 1.

Friday Facts: September 16

Friday Facts

In 2012 voters in Clay and Jackson Counties backed a 1/8th cent sales tax to support the Kansas City Zoo. The additional money, about $17 million, was to make a world-class zoo. Last year Kansas City wanted to cut their once $5 million allocation from $2 to $1 million dollars. This year the City wants to cut out […]

Hospital Named Among Top State Employers


Forbes has listed North Kansas City Hospital and Meritas Health as the 54th top employer in Missouri. This honor comes on the heels of Forbes naming NKCH one of America’s Best Midsize Employers and a top midsize hospital and health system in the Kansas City area in February. “I am proud we ranked among Missouri’s […]

Program Helps Community, Businesses and Students


The Northland Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) has helped area high school students gain professional, innovative educational experiences for over 10 years. While the high schools and up to 400 juniors and seniors each year are key, what makes the program work are participating businesses.  These businesses take many forms, from major corporations to […]

Friday Facts: September 9

Friday Facts

With summer winding down it is time for the fall festivals. While there are many chances to go elsewhere, excellent opportunities for fun and food are right here in Clay County. Scroll on down to find where the fun begins and click the links for more information.  We were able to find thirteen events in seven Clay […]