Your Monday NewsLink for the week of September 26, 2022. Each week, we'll take a few minutes to give you the news, happenings, and events around Lee's Summit. This week's headlines come from UCM-Lee's Summit, the City of Lee's Summit, Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street and ReDiscover.


NICK: Hello and welcome to Lee’s Summit Town Hall and your Monday News Link presented by Ask Cathy of Keller Williams Realty and Budget Blinds of Lee’s Summit. I am Nick Parker. And, with me as she is each and every week, Liesl Hays.

LIESL: Each week, we'll take a few minutes to give you the news, happenings, and events around Lee's Summit.

NICK: Dr. Laurel Hogue, University of Central Missouri vice provost for online and learning engagement, recently received the 2022 Central Region Sue Maes Outstanding Leadership Award from the University Professional and Continuing Education Association. You can read more about Dr. Hogue and the award at

LIESL: The City of Lee’s Summit is looking for volunteers to participate in a Stream Team Cleanup on October 8. Volunteers will help remove litter and debris from a Prairie Lee tributary from 10 a.m. - noon at Upper Banner Park. See more on this on our web site.

NICK: In case you missed Wednesday’s episode of the Lee’s Summit Town Hall episode Jason Norbury and I welcomed ReDiscover’s Kirsti Millar and Shelby Finley to talk about the new 988 mental health hotline as well as a conversation on mental health and suicide precention with family, friends, students and our community as a whole. As always, you can catch this and every episode of your only local news podcast on your favorite podcast app or at our web site,

LIESL: Tickets for Downtown Lee’s Summit’s popular Haunted and Historic Spaces tour are now available. The tours are set for October 15 and there will be nine tour times available. The tours feature both historic and haunting tales from downtown Lee’s Summit’s past. For more information, visit or the Downtown Lee’s Summit Facebook page.

NICK: Be sure to follow Link 2 Lee’s Summit and the Lee’s Summit Town Hall podcast for all the news, notes and conversations from our community.

LIESL: If you have an event, tip or question, reach out to us on Facebook & Instagram at Link 2 Lee’s Summit, on Twitter @lstownhall or through email

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