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  1. Dr. Diane Peterson

    Dr. Peterson Completes First Year As Chief ME

    Worried she wouldn't be able to cope with constantly seeing people in pain, Diane Peterson nearly gave up dream of becoming a doctor. Today, the individuals she examines have been "freed of their pain." She is Jackson County's Chief Medical Examiner. > MORE
  2. Day at the Beach

    Program Introduces City Kids To The County's Parks

    Programs introduces kids from urban neighborhoods to the vast county parks system in eastern Jackson County. Many had never seen or were even aware that these lakes and parks were just minutes away from where they live. > MORE
  3. RedFriday

    Red Friday

    Jackson County, adorned in red, is the of Chiefs Kingdom. County courthouse decked out in the team's colors as the Kansas City Chiefs kick off the 2016 season. > MORE
  4. New Madrid Quake

    County Participates In New Madrid Quake Exercise

    Jackson County played a major role in the "Show-Me Mass Care Exercise" simulating the aftermath of an earthquake along the New Madrid fault — a quake that could leave St. Louis and Nashville devastated, sending thousands of evacuees into Jackson County. > MORE
  5. Frank White thanks the City Council

    'Outstanding Kansas Citian'

    The Kansas City Council and Mayor Sly James honor Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. with a resolution recognizing "his numerous accomplishments and his receiving of the Outstanding Kansas Citian Award." > MORE
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2016 News Releases & Media Advisories

  1. 41st Annual Missouri Town 1855 Fall Festival of Arts, Crafts & Music

    The annual festival at one of Jackson County's most popular historic sites is this weekend. A family event, the festival features period music and children's games. > MORE
  2. Fort Osage National Historic Landmark to host Grand Festival of Chez les Canses on Sept. 24

    Jackson County Parks + Rec takes visitors to Fort Osage back in time for the Grand Festival of Chez les Canses on Saturday, Sept. 24. > MORE
  3. Parks + Rec Presents An Agricultural Century

    Jackson County Parks + Rec presents a century of agricultural advancement, from the mid-19th Century through the mid-20th Century. > MORE
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