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Northwest Missouri State

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Segment 1: Lawyer and lifelong Kansas Citian realized his past role as chairman of Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission "functions much like the mayor of a city." 

In the first of our series of interviews with Kansas City, Missouri, hopefuls to become mayor, Steve Miller laid out his views on crime, affordable housing, pre-K education and more.

Ian Echlin / For KCUR 89.3

Despite smaller budgets than major college football teams, NCAA Division II football is in the midst of a sports facility “arms race,” and school administrators don’t deny it.

“It’s kind of like the Division Ones,” said Mel Tjeerdsma, Northwest Missouri State’s legendary former football coach and former athletic director. “You have to keep up with the Joneses. That’s what we’re trying to do.”