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The 2020 Ingram’s 250

Time for some Ingram’s 250 math: What’s i250 x 5? If you came up with 1,250, hats off to your grade-school math teachers—their lessons clearly took hold. But with this being the fifth year of our recognition of the 250… more

Big Ten backtracks, will resume football this fall

AP – Big Ten is going to give fall football a shot after all. Less than five weeks after pushing fall sports to spring in the name of player safety during the pandemic, the conference changed course Wednesday and said it… more

January 2021 Royals FanFest canceled

Originally scheduled for Jan. 29 and 30, 2021, the annual Royals FanFest presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City has been canceled, according to a Tuesday announcement from the Kansas City Royals. The decision comes nearly five… more

NPC considering sale of Wendy’s, Pizza Hut assets

A Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing earlier this summer has led to a Tuesday filing for NPC International, which now seeks court approval to sell all of its Wendy’s and Pizza Hut assets. Between the two fast food chains, Leawood-based NPC… more

Bassham to retire as CEO at Evergy

Terry Bassham, president, CEO and a director at Evergy, has decided to retire his positions at the company. Bassham’s decision shortly proceeds the creation and launch of a five-year Sustainability Transformation Plan released this summer. Bassham informed the Board of… more

Kansas City Marathon canceled; option to participate in way that benefits local charities

Yet another local annual event has been canceled, on Monday organizers of the Garmin Kansas City Marathon announcing the cancellation of this year’s marathon due to COVID-19 concerns. “Out of concern for the safety of race participants, partners, staff and… more

Kansas City Royals, Fox Sports extend media rights agreement

Fox Sports Kansas City, owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, has extended its agreement with the Kansas City Royals and will continue to broadcast games over its airwaves. The team made the announcement Monday, revealing they agreed to a new multi-year… more

Catholic Charities of Northern Kansas announces new executive director

A new executive director was announced for the Catholic Charities of Northern Kansas on Friday, the organization revealing Salina-native Megan Robl will take over the position. Robl is making a transition into her new role after serving as director of… more

Kansas City’s United Way CEO to retire at end of 2020

On Friday, the United Way of Greater Kansas City announced that president and CEO Brent Stewart will retire at the end of this year, Dec. 31 2020. Stewart has served as president and CEO of United Way of Greater Kansas… more

Airbnb announces global ban on parties, events at listings starting Friday

A Thursday news release from Airbnb announced a global ban on all parties and events at Airbnb listings, including a cap on occupancy at 16 people. The ban is set to start Friday, Aug. 21, and will apply to all… more