Christmas

Child making Christmas craft
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Rebecca Crockett
December 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
Gardner, KS - Vacation Bible School is usually reserved for the summer months, but at Grace Baptist Church they're serving it up cold with a Christmas version of VBS. Children's Minister Morgan Walterman came up with the idea last year to help teach kids the meaning behind the holiday. "We get...
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Happy reindeer at Fulton Valley Farms in Towanda, Kansas
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Marc LaVoie
December 04, 2019 - 8:57 am
If you've seen reindeer at a Christmas event around Kansas City, chances are they belong to the Corbin family, who live in Towanda, Kansas, about 20 miles northeast of Wichita. Richard Corbin started researching reindeer when they wanted to amp up the holiday display at their business, called...
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Robbie Ray
KMBZ News Staff
November 18, 2019 - 7:13 am
Shawnee, KS - A Shawnee man wants kids across the KC Metro have a happy holiday season, even if their parents can't afford to buy them presents, and if Santa can't quite find his way down their chimney. Robbie Ray has a goal of collecting 100 bicycles to donate to children. When he was a kid, he...
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KMBZ News Staff
December 10, 2018 - 7:08 am
Christmas is one of the most anticipated days of the year for children... but what about for those kids who can't be at home? Staff members at the Salvation Army Children's Shelter in Kansas City begin making the child feel at home as soon as they arrive. "We start by letting them know that they're...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 02, 2018 - 8:39 am
Time is running out to hire a professional installer to put Christmas lights on a house. It took just a couple of hours for Overland Park homeowner Chris Giguere to get his Christmas lights installed by Johnson County Lights . He's had it done professionally for the past three years. "I was used to...
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Jim Cunningham
September 17, 2018 - 6:15 am
Even though there is a month and a half to go before Halloween, retail stores are already putting out Christmas decorations. The annual debate begins on social media; how early is too early to put out ornaments, wreaths and garlands? Some people say early decorating is a good thing for a person's...
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December 24, 2017 - 2:28 pm
From all of us at KMBZ, we want to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas & a wonderful holiday season!
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Lauren Hoffman
December 21, 2017 - 12:54 pm
Did you complete your Christmas shopping weeks ago? If not, you're probably one of the 126 million people who will hit the mall this weekend. The National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics have released their annual survey and well, you've been warned. According to the NRF , 53...
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Bill Grady
December 14, 2017 - 4:08 am
Fraternal Order of Police members from Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas joined forces to take children Christmas shopping as part of a program they call Cops and Kids. Officers took youngsters shopping at the Ward Parkway Mall.Area McDonald's owner-operators sponsored the event,...
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Lauren Hoffman
December 13, 2017 - 11:36 am
Each year we look forward to picking out a Christmas tree and getting into the holiday spirit, especially as a kid. For 5-year-old Mallory Kate Hall of Cumming, Georgia, it is beyond meaningful. The kindergartner decorates two trees each year which she dedicates to her anonymous heart donor...
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