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Independence, Missouri is located in Jackson County. Zip codes in Independence, MO include 64058, 64052, and 64051. The median home price in Independence is $92,000 which is roughly $68/per square foot. More Independence information.

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Higley dominates huge field of B-mods for $1,500 payday at CMS

A scorching late summer day eventually turned into a volatile weather situation that better resembled springtime in the Midwest rather than late August.


Sun Aug 31, 2014


Crowds flock to KC-area holiday weekend festivals

Crowds took advantage of a sunny afternoon to visit weekend festivals across the Kansas City area, including the Irish Fest at Crown Center and Santa-Cali-Gon Days in Independence.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

House Explosion Rocks Independence, MO, Neighborhood

Authorities are investigating after a house explosion Tuesday August 26, 2014 rocked an Independence, Missouri neighborhood.


Red Eye Chicago

'The Oregon Trail' inspires a play at The Annoyance Theatre

If ever you've recalled vague memories of fording your covered wagon across a river, hunting for bison in the middle of brutal winter or watching your youngest drop dead at the hands of an indigenous American, chances are you were once a pioneer - at least in the virtual sense - making the lonely trek with your family from Independence, Mo.


Sun Aug 24, 2014

Washington Examiner

Vacation assignment for Obama: A real Russia strategy

Not a day off since Christmas. The president deserved a real vacation - to sit on the newly screened back porch, daydream for an afternoon, then enjoy a quiet supper.


Fri Aug 22, 2014

Washington Times

Super Bowl Task Force to begin work

Missouri lawmakers approved a resolution earlier this year urging the NFL to play a Super Bowl at Arrowhead Stadium.


Thu Aug 21, 2014

Richmond Daily News

Jo's Jottings: Kiwanians learn number of abused and neglected children alarming

So far this has been a busy week. At the regular meeting of the Richmond Kiwanis Club Tuesday, Aug. 12, the program was given by Marti Cowherd concerning youth programs especially for abused and neglected children.


Wed Aug 20, 2014


Woman shot in robbery at Independence insurance office

Police are looking for a man who shot a woman during a robbery at an insurance office in Independence on Wednesday afternoon.


Midwest Chimney Safety Council completes charity project for scout camp

Chimney and high-efficiency wood-burning stove installation at the boy scout camp at Lake of the Ozarks, MO by the Midwest Chimney Safety Council volunteers The Midwest Chimney Safety Council, based in Independence, Missouri, completed the installation of a high efficiency wood-burning stove and stainless steel chimney at the Lake of the Ozarks ... (more)



Harold Eugene Bozarth - Travis-Noe Funeral Home

The son of Vern and Eunice Bozarth, he was born November 26, 1950 in Kirksville, Missouri.


Deseret News

Picturing history: Mound Grove Cemetery

Seen here is the burial site of two presidents of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, now the Community of Christ.



Woman Sends Text Messages to Thief Who Stole Her Minivan, Convinces Him to Give It Back

Megan Bratten of Independence, Missouri walked out of the K-Mart and found that her minivan was gone.


Sun Aug 17, 2014


Osborne: Media Egging On Ferguson Crisis

In Ferguson, the protestors themselves are trying to use this event as a way to instill fear in the minds of the police officers.


Sat Aug 16, 2014

CoC Temple in Independence rocks with flutes stops mixtures and a trumpet

The summer daily demonstration pipe organ recital at the Community of Christ Headquarters in Independence, Missouri was enhanced Thursday with a trumpet obbligato.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Mom's texts convince thief to come clean

Megan Bratten, a single mother of five, had just returned to the parking lot after shopping at the local K-Mart in Independence, Mo.


The Capital-Journal

Gospel group to be featured in pair of concerts

The Lesters, a Southern gospel group from St. Louis, will be in concert at 3 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at Berryton United Methodist Church, 7010 S.E. Berryton Road.


Wed Aug 13, 2014

Trinadad Express

Name games

On July 18, the mayor of Port of Spain announced that King George V Park had been renamed Nelson Mandela Park; there was a ceremony and a plaque was erected.


Business Journal

Menards Independence store could be alive again

According to The Examiner , the Jackson County Legislature recently approved an ordinance that would allow Mendards to install an underground sewer line across a county park.


Tue Aug 12, 2014

NBC Action News

Independence man could face 10 years in prison

Davis, 29, pleaded guilty to the possession of two firearms by a felon. Police found two pistols inside Davis' car after he tried to run from the scene of the accident.



Independence library and museum tells story of president from Missouri

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- I stood over the grave of America's 33rd president and teared up a little.


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