News for Independence MO - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Independence Missouri. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/independence-mo News for Independence MO - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/independence-mo https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Thu, 15 Apr 2021 22:32:54 -0500 Independence Resident Receives Grant from WGU Missouri Bailey Carter, a resident of Independence, has received a $230 grant through WGU Missouri’s “Fund My Classroom” initiative. Carter https://www.americantowns.com/news/independence-resident-receives-grant-from-wgu-missouri-30874850-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/independence-resident-receives-grant-from-wgu-missouri-30874850-independence-mo.html Schools and Libraries Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Midwest GameFest 2019 Schedule of Events: Thursday, November 14, 2019 12:00 PM: Doors Open 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Gaming Slot 7:00 PM – 11:00PM: Gaming Slot https://www.americantowns.com/news/midwest-gamefest-2019-30739016-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/midwest-gamefest-2019-30739016-independence-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 47th Annual SantaCaliGon Days Festival Schedule of Events: Friday, August 30th, 2019 Main Stage 6:30 PM: Brad Cunningham Band 8:00 PM: Big Time Grain Co 9:30 PM: Wynonna and The Big https://www.americantowns.com/news/47th-annual-santacaligon-days-festival-30652315-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/47th-annual-santacaligon-days-festival-30652315-independence-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Independence Resident Surprised with $2,000 Scholarship to WGU Missouri Independence resident Jennifer Smith was recently awarded a $2,000 WGU Missouri Back to School Scholarship.  The scholarship is designed to help https://www.americantowns.com/news/independence-resident-surprised-with-2000-scholarship-to-wgu-missouri-30228906-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/independence-resident-surprised-with-2000-scholarship-to-wgu-missouri-30228906-independence-mo.html Schools and Libraries Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Midwest GameFest 2018 Schedule of Events: Thursday, November 1, 2018 12:00 PM Doors Open 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Gaming Slot 7:00 PM – 11:00PM Gaming Slot https://www.americantowns.com/news/midwest-gamefest-2018-30193531-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/midwest-gamefest-2018-30193531-independence-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Kansas City Orchid Expo and Sale and Mid-America Orchid Congress Kansas City Orchid Expo and Sale and Mid-America Orchid Congress Spooktacular Orchids! Schedule: October 26, 2018: 9:00am – 7:00pm: https://www.americantowns.com/news/kansas-city-orchid-expo-and-sale-and-midamerica-orchid-congress-30149434-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/kansas-city-orchid-expo-and-sale-and-midamerica-orchid-congress-30149434-independence-mo.html Clubs and Organizations Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Missouri Public Transit Association Recognizes "Champions of Transit" As part of its 2018 State Conference and Expo, the Missouri Public Transit Association (MPTA) recently celebrated the incredible efforts of several https://www.americantowns.com/news/missouri-public-transit-association-recognizes-champions-of-transit-30122330-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/missouri-public-transit-association-recognizes-champions-of-transit-30122330-independence-mo.html Business and Professional Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Two Independence Residents Graduate from WGU Missouri Independence residents Oluseyi Akanbi and Arlisa Arwood were officially recognized at WGU Missouri’s commencement celebration on August 4th. https://www.americantowns.com/news/two-independence-residents-graduate-from-wgu-missouri-30088371-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/two-independence-residents-graduate-from-wgu-missouri-30088371-independence-mo.html Schools and Libraries Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 46th Annual SantaCaliGon Days Festival Schedule of Events: Friday - August 31, 2018 MAIN STAGE -6:30 PM: Feel -7:45 PM: Hillbilly Vegas -9:30 PM: Black Stone Cherry COMMUNITY STAGE https://www.americantowns.com/news/46th-annual-santacaligon-days-festival-30001929-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/46th-annual-santacaligon-days-festival-30001929-independence-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 WGU Missouri Student from Independence Meets with Legislators in Jefferson City Amanda Cross, of Independence, was among 84 WGU Missouri students and alumni who traveled to the Missouri State Capitol on Jan. 30 to meet with 44 https://www.americantowns.com/news/wgu-missouri-student-from-independence-meets-with-legislators-in-jefferson-city-29533198-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/wgu-missouri-student-from-independence-meets-with-legislators-in-jefferson-city-29533198-independence-mo.html Schools and Libraries Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 McMinnville Short Film Festival 2017 Schedule of Events: Saturday, October 21, 2017 -11:30 AM – 12:30 PM: Check in / Meet and Greet -12:30 PM – 2:30 PM: SCREENING #1 https://www.americantowns.com/news/mcminnville-short-film-festival-2017-29007356-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/mcminnville-short-film-festival-2017-29007356-independence-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Portland Tango Festival 2017 Schedule of Events: Thursday, October 12, 2017 -9:00 pm - 2:00 am: Opening Milonga (Norse Main Ballroom) Host: Jerry Wallach DJ: Liz https://www.americantowns.com/news/portland-tango-festival-2017-29007355-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/portland-tango-festival-2017-29007355-independence-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 5th Annual Independence Uncorked Wine Festival Schedule of Events: Wine and Food Classes -1:00pm: Wine 101 Missouri Wine and Grape Board -1:45pm: "Day After Detox"  Terra Health and https://www.americantowns.com/news/5th-annual-independence-uncorked-wine-festival-28945105-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/5th-annual-independence-uncorked-wine-festival-28945105-independence-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 45th Annual Santa-Cali-Gon Days Festival Schedule of Events: Friday, September 1, 2017 MAIN STAGE -5:30PM: Jeremy Bar-Illan -7:30PM: Stone Senate -9:30PM: Madison Rising BREW PUB https://www.americantowns.com/news/45th-annual-santacaligon-days-festival-28807489-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/45th-annual-santacaligon-days-festival-28807489-independence-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Playwright Festival 2017 Join us for an evening of comedy and drama as we perform eight never seen before short plays, submitted by playwrights from around the world. https://www.americantowns.com/news/playwright-festival-2017-28789673-independence-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/playwright-festival-2017-28789673-independence-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Thu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 -0500