Valentine’s Day: A young couple puts roots in KC

By Angie Baldelomar For Maria Paula Alzate and Emiliano Gross, their love story starts with a friend.Originally from Colombia, Alzate was pursuing her undergraduate studies in Kansas City when a friend asked her to give her and her out-of-town friend a tour of the city. That out-of-town friend was Gross, an international student from Argentina […]

Russell Stover offering curbside pickup

By Roberta Pardo Russell Stover Chocolates Inc. is adapting to the times. The Kansas City-based company — and the largest producer of heart-boxed chocolates in the United States — has announced that this year it will offer a curbside option when selling its well-known jumbo strawberries freshly dipped in Russell Stover’s own fine blends of […]

CASA seeking more volunteers

By Angie Baldelomar The Kansas City area chapters of the national organization Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) are in dire need of volunteers.CASA volunteers advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children removed from their homes and their safety. This year, CASA is expected to serve about 1,750 children in Jackson County in […]