Big Slick Celebrity Weekend hosts Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet, Rob Riggle and David Koechner, along with their famous guests including comedian Seth Herzog and singer David Cook, entertained the Midland crowd and helped raise a record $1.75 million for Children's Mercy.
The American Royal is emphasizing it is the world's largest barbecue competition with a giant billboard installed Monday featuring a 50-foot-long slab of inflatable ribs. The ribs may be larger than those of a blue whale. The billboard is a promotion to let the public know the American Royal Barbecue has moved to Labor Day weekend.
Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire at a three-story warehouse on Southwest Boulevard in Kansas City on Tuesday afternoon. This video includes footage from Josh Weinstock/Twitter and Kansas City Scout.
Roy Shenkel, 93, of Kansas City, got to fly in a WWII B-17 for the first time since April of 1944, when he had to bail out over Yugoslavia after the aircraft was hit by enemy fire. He gave the experience two hearty thumbs up.
Garden City artist Justin Brown spent two months painting a mural on the bathhouse at the Big Pool in Garden City, Kansas. This timelapse video brings it all together in less than 2 minutes. The public swimming pool, larger than a football field, is known as the world's largest outdoor municipal concrete swimming pool. (Courtesy of Lauren Lohfink)
Rancher Greg Gardiner tours parts of his family's 48,000-acre ranch, nearly all of which was burned when fire swept through most of Clark and Comanche counties in early March. There are days, he said, when the thought of all that needs to be done can get overwhelming. (Video by Michael Pearce / The Wichita Eagle / June 5, 2017)
Duane West, who was the Finney County prosecutor in 1959 when the Clutter family was murdered just outside of Garden City, recalls the days before the trial and dealing with Truman Capote, author of "In Cold Blood." (Video by Fernando Salazar / The Wichita Eagle)
Dedicated to prisoners of war and those missing in action, the 2017 Run for the Wall stopped in Kansas as part of the cross country tradition started in 1989. The organization also honors the memory of those killed in action, and promotes support for all military personnel. They are expected to arrive in Washington, D.C. on May 26.