KC history

Up To Date
3:28 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Kansas City's Transformation From 'Filthiest' To 'City Beautiful'

Between 1890 and 1915,  Kansas City's parks and boulevards rescued the city from the title of "filthiest city in America."  On this Up To Date, we talk about the city's transformation.


  • Dona Boley, co-author, Kansas City’s Parks and Boulevards.
  • Mark McHenry, Director of Parks and Recreation for Kansas City, Mo.
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Central Standard
9:36 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Heeere Comes Woody!

Randy Birch

On this Tuesday's Central Standard, a look at the history of greyhound racing in Kansas City, with the familiar voice behind “HEEERE COMES WOODY!”

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