More stories about Kansas City, MO-KS

  • A Peek Inside the Wilde Tool Factory

    A tool store manager turns to film making in this video of pliers, cold chisels, and big Craftsman screwdrivers being produced at a factory in Kansas.

  • The New F-150 Is Now In Production

    This redesigned aluminum body Ford pickup should be showing up at dealerships next month.

  • A Tool Store with a Sense of Humor

    Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not on Amazon anymore.

  • Putting Young Tradespeople to the Test

    Every June thousands of students from high school and college vo-tech programs travel to Kansas City, Mo., to compete in the SkillsUSA championships. Most compete in a single trade such as cabinetmaking, sheet-metal work, or welding, but some participate in the multi-trade TeamWorks event.

  • Truckin' Around: New-Age Trucks on Horizon

    Tradesmen and small-business owners will have a new compact work-van option when the Transit Connect lands in Ford Motor Co. showrooms this summer. / Smith Electric Vehicles has announced plans to build all-electric, zero-emission commercial vehicles near its Kansas City, Mo., headquarters...