Lee’s Summit businessman Flip Short wants to reclaim land just northwest of Pryor Road and Interstate 470 by collapsing mines riddling that area.
Russ Berlin expected the Lee’s Summit Symphony to be a success when he founded it with Phyllis Hamilton.
This home at 503 SE Green Street is one of six gardens “formal to funky” featured on the 2013 GardenWalk Lee’s Summit in the Howard Neighborhood Historic District in Downtown. Tours start anytime between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 15, and tickets will be on sale at 601 S.E. Miller Street where it begins; $5 per person; ages 12 and younger are free. Proceeds benefit Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street's efforts to preserve and revitalize Downtown Lee's Summit.For more information visit http://www.fossilforge.com/gardenwalk.
A 36-year-old Lee’s Summit woman who died June 11 after a head-on crash on Missouri 7 in Independence has been identified as Kristel Pietarila.
A Lee’s Summit man was killed June 11 after his motorcycle collided with a car that had turned into his path.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash June 12 on Interstate 470.
A Lake Lotawana boy battling a bone marrow disease will throw out a virtual first pitch June 12 at a Major League Baseball game.
Thousands of people visited Lee’s Summit downtown June 7-9 for the Downtown Days festival, which featured vendors, entertainment, contests and carnival rides. The annual event is a fundraiser for Downtown Lee’s Summit Main Street. Inc. See more photos under the galleries tab in photo galleries.
A torrent of rain at the end of May in Lee’s Summit caused flooding at 46 residences in streets, or basements and yards.
The ink was barely dry on the contract when Brandon Dulin stepped into the Journal’s office June 10 with smile a mile long and eyes beaming from happiness.
The decision for John Long is a difficult one, but one he must soon make.
The Aluminum Overcast, a B-17 bomber restored by the Experimental Aircraft Association, will be at Lee’s Summit Municipal Airport this weekend for tours and flights.
After a large public outcry, the city council voted to end pursuit of an Enhanced Enterprise Zone for the area.
A Raytown teenager drowned June 8 in a cove on a private lake in the Lakewood area of Lee’s Summit.
Amy Lowry, a game operator for Jones and Company Carnival, sets up The Shark Game June 6 prior to the beginning of the annual Downtown Days street festival June 7-9 in downtown Lee’s Summit. Close to 90,000 people are expected to attend the three-day festival.