E.J. & Ellen's Person of the Week

Kansas City's Morning News
April 27, 2018 - 6:45 am
Anyone who has visited the Kansas City Zoo in the past six years has probably met E.J. and Ellen's Person of the Week, Bruce Turrell, the zoo's greeter. "I've probably talked to people from 40 different countries by now, every state in the union probably," said Bruce, the first and last person most...
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Kansas City's Morning News
April 20, 2018 - 6:58 am
Children's Mercy Prom Last Friday night's inaugural prom at Children's Mercy Hospital was a big success, according to the organizers and the young patients who took part. The hospital's special events staff realized that kids who are dealing with diseases often cannot make it to their regular...
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Kansas City's Morning News
April 13, 2018 - 6:53 am
A hospital is not exactly where one expects to find a prom. Yet on Friday April 13th, teens will be dressed to the nines at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City for the first ever Children's Mercy Prom. Trista Williams is in charge of special events and it was her idea to plan the hospital's...
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April 06, 2018 - 5:00 am
St. Joseph, MO - Our person of the week is a high school student in St. Joseph Missouri. And he's a phenomenal percussion player. He's so good he got into four out of five of the conservatories he applied to: the New England Conservatory; the Eastman School of Music; the UMKC Conservatory; and the...
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Kansas City's Morning News
March 30, 2018 - 5:00 am
Before they moved to Oakland, the old Philadelphia Athletics baseball team set up in Kansas City in 1955 and played in Municipal Stadium until 1967. A's owner Charlie Finley was known for gimmicks to draw attention and in 1964 added a woman to the radio broadcast booth. Betty Caywood was that woman...
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