Friday conversation: Local craftsmen opening retail store this weekend

Host Nick Parker sits down with Dave Eames and Ben Wine, local craftsmen and owners of Fossil Forge Design, who are opening a new retail store this weekend in Downtown Lee’s Summit. Local Foundry will showcase not only their own creations, but work from other makers and creatives.

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New tool offers weekly peak at upcoming news & events

Lee’s Summit Town Hall, a podcast production of Link 2 Lee’s Summit, has begun a new regular audio series. Each Monday morning, Town Hall offers residents the Monday News Link, a short look ahead of news and events for the coming week. News Link is hosted by Link 2 Lee’s Summit publisher Nick Parker and KC Communications & Media Matters president John Beaudoin.

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A little change brings more focus to conversations on the community

Link 2 Lee’s Summit will be moving the Community Voices show under the Town Hall brand. Additionally, in an effort to delve thoroughly into local issues, much of Link 2 Lee’s Summit’s original content — both in the blog and on the Town Hall podcasts — will center on monthly focus topics.

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Live Lee’s Summit Town Hall event features open conversation
with R-7 School District

In our continuing efforts to provide public conversations and opportunities for residents to hear directly from local officials, Link 2 Lee’s Summit has planned another live event for it’s weekly Lee’s Summit Town Hall podcast. The next event, slated for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 26 at the Missouri Innovation Campus, will feature a conversation with the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District.

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Election 2018: Meet the candidates for LS R-7 Board of Education

What a difference a year makes. Now, a little more than a year removed from public uproar over issues of transparency mixed with a turbulent and public breakup between the Lee's Summit R-7 School District Board of Education and its former superintendent, this spring's election has only four candidates vying for two seats. Whereas last year's public dialogue led to full house of 10 candidates actively campaigning for just three seats.

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