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The 2020 Paw Print Issue

Stella and Susan Wally


Bambina * Anna Ricket


Thunder * Kate Humphrey


Henry * Ben and Jake Wolf


CJ * Anna Ricket


Lilly Mullen * Trip Mullen and Katie Black
Photo Credit: Shelley Castle Photography


Frazier * Anna Ricket


Norman * Robert Hentzen


Astro and Hndrxx * Ashle and Emilio Olivas


Ambassador (Bassie), Madam Senator (Senni), and Governor (Govvi) * Roshann Parris and Jeff Dobbs


Abby * Martha and Rusty Smith


Aggie and Buddie * Sarah Lubischer


Stella * Mallory Shondell


Roxi * Carrie Beth Shouse


Bergie and Tonic checked out their new little (human) sister, CeCe, who is the daughter of Amy and Matt Snively.

Additional photos featured in the April 18, 2020 issue of The Independent


To Have And To Host – Blooms For The Bride

A Blooms For The Bride shower is my absolute favorite bridal party to host and to attend! Flowers play an integral role in all of life’s celebrations and meaningful moments.…

Fountains In Our Town – The Children’s Fountain

Anita B. Gorman, a resident of the Northland, became the first woman to be a member of the Kansas City, Missouri Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners in 1979. She…

Empowering Women By Anne Potter Russ

Finding employment and keeping employment are challenging enough tasks. When women in our community add in the stress of starting a new business or trying to navigate the repercussions of…

Fountains In Our Town – William Volker Memorial Fountain

William Volker was born in 1859 in Germany. He came with his family to the United States in 1871, and he settled in Kansas City in 1882. A newspaper advertisement…