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Frontier gears up for return of Multicultural Festival

By Tere SiqueiraThe Frontier School of Innovation is set to revive its annual Multicultural Festival.Scheduled for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 20 at Frontier’s elementary and middle school campuses, the festival returns after a two-year break because of the COVID pandemic. This will be the seventh edition of the event.The festival is an open invitation to […]

Palacana finds home in Kauffman Stadium

Story by Tere Siqueira and photos by Facebook Palacana A new concessioner is delighting baseball fans inside Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals.Palacana, a restaurant chain founded and managed by Jose Luis Valdez that specializes in frozen treats, has established a location in Section 239, offering a touch of authenticity and Hispanic flavor […]

La X 1250 AM debuts new look

By Angie BaldelomarReyes Media Group’s (RGM’s) KYYS studio — home of La X 1250 AM — is enjoying an updated space.After many years of operating with dated equipment, hosts and guests alike can enjoy the upgrades, said Ed Reyes, RGM business development manager.“It’s been nice to see the station get the improvements after many years […]

Downtown Topeka statue to honor Mariachi Estrella co-founder

By Roberta PardoA statue honoring musician Teresa Cuevas will be unveiled Friday (May 5) in downtown Topeka, Kansas.Cuevas will become the first woman to be depicted in statue form along Kansas Avenue in the Sunflower State’s capital city when the statue is unveiled during a celebration that will coincide with Cinco de Mayo celebrations, The […]

Mexican pride/Cinco de Mayo celebration set for Bethany Park

By Tere Siqueira On May 6, Kansas City, Kansas, will come alive with the spirit of Mexico, as Bethany Park hosts a Cinco de Mayo celebration.Organized by the Central Area Betterment Association (CABA), the event will begin at 10 a.m. The event will feature a mix of music, dance, food and other family activities.Eli Lugo […]

Kansas motorists may renew licenses online

By CharaThe Kansas Department of Revenue (KDOR) recently announced that Kansans can renew their driver’s licenses online via iKan.Kansans can access iKan – a digital platform that provides interface with access to various state agencies’ services – via the web, and mobile apps for Apple and Android devices. iKan’s online services include “renewing driver’s licenses […]

Sun Fresh Calle 18 to host Dia del Niño event

By Angie BaldelomarSun Fresh Market Calle 18 — also called Ball’s Calle 18 — La Grande 1340 AM and Dos Mundos Newspaper are again partnering to bring the traditional Dia del Nino (Dia del Niño in Spanish) event to the community.In honor of Mexican Children’s Day (observed April 30), the event will take place from […]

KCMO teenager shot after accidentally knocking on wrong door

By Tere Siqueira A Kansas City, Missouri, teenager suffered critical injuries after being shot twice when he accidentally knocked on the wrong house door.Multiple media outlets reported that the homeowner, 84-year-old Andrew D. Lester, shot 16-year-old Ralph Yarl in the head and again in the arm after falling. According to the family, the teen was […]

All Saints, St. Mary-St. Anthony observe Via Crucis together

Story by Tere Siqueira and photos by Patricia Soto On April 7, the Catholic parishes of All Saints and St. Mary-St. Anthony in Kanas City, Kansas, came together to observe a holy day on the Christian calendar.That afternoon, the parishes held a shared Stations of the Cross ceremony (also known as Via Crucis) in observance […]

Fiesta Topeka announces royalty candidates

By Chara The Our Lady of Guadalupe Fiesta Topeka Coordinating Committee has announced the royalty candidates for the 90th annual Fiesta Topeka, scheduled for July 18-22 on the campus of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Topeka, Kansas.“The fiesta royalty campaign truly is the crown jewel of the fiesta,” Deborah Ortega, Fiesta Topeka […]