David Childs experienced homelessness as a young adult. He remembers always being hungry.  “Many times my brothers and sisters and I went to school hungry,” he said. “Honestly, what we...

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Traffic pattern changes coming to Boone County

Boone County Public Works is planning to install a three-way stop at the Longbranch Road and Camp Ernst Road intersection.  Starting Thursday, Aug. 11 at...

Losing candidate in local senate race must pay $57,000 for recount

Jessica Neal must pay $57,368 by 1 p.m. on Monday if she wants to continue with her recount effort in the 24th Senate District...

1.5 mile path added to Riverfront Commons trail in Covington

In mid-June, construction on a 1.5 mile concrete path for the Riverfront Commons Trail in Covington was completed. The trail, which provides cyclists, runners...

What is the state of higher education in Northern Kentucky?

When Dr. James Votruba arrived as president of Northern Kentucky University in 1997, his 'Vision, Values, and Voices' campaign sought to raise the Highland...

As college becomes more one-size-fits all, trades bring opportunity for many

Ryan Hernandez always loved working with his hands. When he was a teenager, he helped his father fix cars in their garage. While Hernandez was...

‘Peeling back the onion’ on the importance of early childhood education

A lot goes into ensuring your children receive the best education possible, especially when you're a single parent at 21 with a 3-year-old and...

‘It takes a village’: How schools are removing barriers so kids can learn

David Childs experienced homelessness as a young adult. He remembers always being hungry.  “Many times my brothers and sisters and I went to school hungry,”...

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Voices of NKY: Doug Crouch

Welcome to Voices of NKY, a weekly video series in which we talk to one person from Northern Kentucky to find out what makes...

Purple People Bridge celebrates 150 years with Back Roads Wine Festival

The Purple People Bridge in Newport continues its celebration of its 150th year with a final event next week. The Back Roads Wine Festival is...

Independence to reduce speed on busy Hogrefe Road

Independence City Council took the first step to reduce the speed limit on part of Hogrefe Road from 35 miles per hour to 20...

Dayton approves use of golf carts on city streets

Golf carts are now street legal in Dayton, with some rules and regulations -- and other river cities may soon follow. With buzz around ordinances...

NKY streetscapes: Elm Street in Ludlow

While I've been to lots of different neighborhoods now for streetscapes, Ludlow may be my favorite area yet. While these businesses and the services...

Photos: Ohio River Paddlefest sunrise paddle

Kayakers, canoeists and stand-up paddle boarders gathered Wednesday morning for the Ohio River Paddlefest sunrise paddle. Participants met at Covington Landing from 6 to...

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