Wyandotte County Democratic Breakfast Forum goes online Saturday

The Wyandotte County Democratic Breakfast Forum will meet online at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 23.

The guest speaker will be U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, D-3rd Dist., from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Also, Manhattan Mayor Ushi Reddi is scheduled to deliver remarks about her withdrawal from the U.S. Senate campaign.

The meeting is open to Democrats.

It will be a Zoom meeting, and the platform can be downloaded at https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting. After it is installed, the breakfast forum will be accessed at:


Meeting ID: 972 5995 8297
Password: 843981

The Wyandotte County Democratic Breakfast Forum also has a Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/122807221092/.

Police Department makes changes for reports

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department today announced some changes in the way the public may make police reports.

According to a news release from the Police Department, starting May 28, the public may phone in reports seven days a week from 6:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. by calling 913-573-8680.

The Midtown Report Desk at the Midtown Patrol Station, 849 N. 47th St., will open for walk-in reporting from 6:45 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week, and will be open on holidays.

The South Patrol report desk at the South Patrol Station, 2200 Metropolitan Ave., will be open for walk-in reporting from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and will be closed on holidays.

The KCK Police Headquarters, 700 Minnesota Ave., will be open for walk-in reporting from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except holidays.

KCKCC’s 95th annual candle lighting ceremony to be Dec. 4

Plans are underway for Kansas City Kansas Community College’s oldest tradition – the 95th annual Candle Lighting Ceremony.

The 95th Annual Candle Lighting Ceremony is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the KCKCC Performing Arts Center on the main campus, 7250 State Ave.

The ceremony will highlight students in the KCKCC Music Department and Theatre Department as well as KCKCC Foundation Scholarship Donors and Recipients.

Among the groups performing will be the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Funk Band and The Standard Jazz Choir as well as the Intercultural Holiday Showcase presented by the KCKCC Intercultural Center.

The Candle Lighting Ceremony is free and open to the public.