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Heartland to Holyland Tours

You’ve reached the info page of Heartland to Holyland Tours. We have two tours planned in 2024. Both depart as groups from Kansas City but we welcome guests from anywhere and can ...

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Huge Christian college fair is Feb. 24 in Kansas City

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Christian universities from across the nation will visit Kansas City Feb. 24 for the largest Christian College fair in the Midwest. The 26th annual Christian College Expo will feature up to 50 ...

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Coffee company gives $300k to crisis pregnancy centers

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Seven Weeks Coffee, which is named after the stage in a woman’s pregnancy when her preborn child is the size of a coffee bean, has donated more than $300,000 to crisis pregnancy ...

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Christmastime in the city: Area events for the family

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Several publications have named Kansas City one of the top travel destinations for 2024. Local residents can enjoy the city’s attractions this month during its many Christmas events. Visit KC recommends these ...

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St. Francis of Assisi created first Nativity scene 800 years ago

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The familiar Nativity scenes that decorate many homes, churches and public spaces turn 800 years old this year. St. Francis of Assisi arranged the first manger scene in 1223 and included live ...

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Disney100: The Exhibition coming to Union Station next spring

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Walt Disney grew up in Marceline, Mo., and honed his animation skills in Kansas City. Next spring, Disney 100: The Exhibition at Union Station will celebrate his life and work. “Our leadership ...

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SCOTUS declines to reinstate Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act

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The U.S. Supreme Court late last week decided not to reinstate Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act, at least for now. The law would have barred authorities from enforcing federal gun laws. U.S. ...

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Families at local Lutheran church harvest grapes for communion wine

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While other area churches may have been celebrating communion on Sunday morning, members of Hosanna! Lutheran Church in Liberty were preparing for future communion services. Families joined together to harvest grapes that ...

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Majority of Missourians rate public schools as only fair or poor

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More than half of Missourians are not happy with the state’s public schools. Fifty-six percent rated their local schools as fair or poor, and seven in 10 said the same about public ...

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These city governments can no longer opt out of back-to-school sales tax holiday

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July is winding down, and back-to-school time is right around the corner. Families will get a break under a new Missouri law that keeps local governments from opting out of the annual ...

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Krista Brady joins Bott Radio Network

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Bott Radio Network has named Krista Brady as director of communications and marketing. “I am thrilled to be a part of Bott Radio Network,” she said. “I have been a BRN listener ...

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AMC not conspiring against “Sound of Freedom,” according to Angel Studios

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Recent rumors on Facebook and other social media platforms claim that Kansas City-based AMC is using such tactics as turning off the air conditioning to discourage people from seeing “Sound of Freedom.” ...

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“Annie” offers a lot to love in family-friendly musical at the Kaufmann

There is a lot to love in the Broadway show Annie which opened April 18 at the Kaufmann Center for the Performing Arts. The national production is enjoyable for both adults and ...

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Sweet taste of success: Events to mark Russell Stover’s 100th birthday

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Russell Stover Chocolates, the Kansas City candy company, has big plans for its centennial this year. “Over the past 100 years, Russell Stover has established itself as an American classic,” President and ...

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Local politicians react to indictment of Donald Trump

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Several prominent Missouri and Kansas politicians have responded to Thursday’s indictment of former President Donald Trump. “The Manhattan DA is undermining America’s confidence in our legal system,” Mike Pompeo, a former Wichita ...

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Christian College Expo plus seminar on faith and science is March 4

The Midwest Christian College Expo, with sponsorship from Bott Radio Network, will host the seminar “Navigating Faith and Science in College” at this year’s Midwest Christian College Fair. The mini-seminar begins at ...

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Region’s largest Christian college fair is March 4 in Kansas City

Christian colleges from across the nation will visit Kansas City March 4 for the largest Christian College Expo in the midwest. The 25th annual Christian College Expo will feature up to 60 ...

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Revolutionary War Heroes of Missouri and Kansas

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On Independence Day, Americans celebrate the heroes who fought for freedom and independence from England. But there may be history you are not familiar with, and the Revolutionary War heroes who brought ...

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Prices of new vehicles hit record high: Kelley Blue Book

Inflation is now the highest it has been in 40 years and the price of new vehicles is leading the way. The transaction price for a new vehicle has increased more than ...

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Topeka neighborhoods to gather on National Night Out

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Safe Streets is about to embark on its 25th year of National Night Out in the Topeka/Shawnee County community! This annual event, which will be held Saturday, August 7, brings neighborhoods together ...

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Calvary Lutheran Students are Well Prepared to Live, Learn, and Lead

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Calvary Lutheran School offers an exemplary education within a caring, Christ-centered environment.  Serving the south Kansas City community for over 70 years, Calvary has a long tradition of providing a strong academic foundation for ...

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Navy Week comes to Kansas City June 28-July 4

The U.S. Navy is making a “port call” in Kansas City for Navy Week, the first in the city since 2015, will take place June 28 – July 4. It concludes with ...

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Missouri House expels member for first time since Civil War

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The Missouri House on Wednesday voted unanimously to expel Rep. Rick Roeber of Lee’s Summit. His House legislative page has already been wiped clean. He allegedly abused his four adult children when ...

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Pro-life Missourians rally for Midwest March for Life

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Hundreds of Missourians gathered in Jefferson City on Wednesday for the Midwest March for Life. Jeanne Mancini, president of the national March for Life, said it was among the group’s first marches ...

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Thanksgiving gathering guidelines reveal an astonishing level of government overreach

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When we get to the point where individuals find it “natural” for the government to tell us how to take turns eating our Thanksgiving turkey, a pandemic is the least of our ...

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