Harrisonville, MO Government


Belton bustles with redevelopment plans on Main Street and beyond

Investment, renovation, and new businesses continue to invigorate Main Street’s economic growth in Downtown Belton. Broken Hatchet Brewing, 422 Main St., opened in May of 2021 after buying and renovating the former location of the Cass County Public Library’s Belton branch. Belton native Cara Steele and husband Brad Steele were drawn to the 4,800 square-foot downtown space when it became available.

County purchases ground for Hillsdale EMS station

HILLSDALE — Residents in the northern part of the county in the coming months will be served by a new Emergency Medical Services station north of Hillsdale. County commissioners voted 5-0 to purchase a 21.07-acre tract of land from Sharon Abernathy for $231,770 plus closing costs. The parcel will be the build site for a new EMS station in the next year and possibly a fire station at some future point.
The Examiner

Community calendar

Items for the Community Calendar may be emailed to or mailed to: The Examiner, 300 N. Osage St., Independence, MO 64050, attention Nancy Melton. Also, check the calendar online at REGISTRATION DEADLINE. Friday is the deadline to register for the Nature Gratitude Hunt on Nov, 27 at Burr...

Lenexa advances plans for new Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen at 95th and Quivira

Lenexa has advanced preliminary plans for Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen coming to the shopping area at 95th and Quivira near Oak Park Mall. Located at 9460 Quivira Road, the vacant Burger King restaurant will be demolished and reconstructed as a Popeyes fast food restaurant with a drive-thru, according to city documents.

Santa will highlight Paola’s tree lighting ceremony

PAOLA — Local families will get the opportunity to take part in one of Paola’s annual holiday traditions Friday, Nov. 26, during The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The highlight of the event will be the lighting of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree and the arrival of Santa Claus, who will...

County's new radio system has coverage gap

LOUISBURG — The new 800 MHz radio system designed to blanket the county with 95 percent coverage has a 12-square-mile hole in it. The $8.3 million radio system from Motorola became fully operational in early July and is to be used by first responders with all the agencies in the county.
The Examiner

Jackson County restaurant inspections – Blue Springs

The Jackson County Environmental Health Division inspects sites where food is served outside independence and Kansas City. Recent inspection results in Blue Springs are as follows:. • Observed food debris along the ledges to the sliding doors of reach-in cooler at the sushi bar. • Observed a towel used to...

HCA defeats billing fraud claims

A whistleblower failed to adequately allege Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Healthcare submitted false claims to government healthcare programs for physical therapy services, a Kansas district court said Nov. 19, according to Bloomberg Law. Edward Ernst, a former employee of a physical therapy business owned by HCA, filed the lawsuit in 2019....