Stephanie Graflage is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism with an emphasis in Magazine Journalism and a minor of business. While at Mizzou she was a proud member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. She also served as a student assistant for the Mizzou Football team. While working for the Mizzou Football team, Stephanie was a part of the team that created and helped increase the Mizzou Football presence on social media.
Stephanie is a St. Louis native who loves sports, especially college football. Her obsession with college football stems from her long time family tradition of attending home Mizzou football games.
She is a lover of Mexican food, Starbucks and chocolate and loves to be outdoors when the weather permits. On a nice day she can most likely be found hanging out near a pool or a lake listening to country music. In her free time, she also enjoys catching up on the latest episode of the Bachelor, Scandal or Nashville.
Most importantly, Stephanie is excited to be in Kansas City and have her family, which includes two older brothers and one younger sister, all in the same place for the first time in 15 years.

Recent Articles
  • One person dead after driver crashes pickup truck into KCK grocery store

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — One person is dead after a driver crashed into a grocery store in Kansas City, Kan., Tuesday. The crash happened at 21st and Metropolitan at the Save A Lot food store around 9 a.m. KCK police chief Terry Zeigler tweeted a photo of the deadly crash that showed the silver four-door pickup truck involved smashed into the outside wall of the store. Police are still working to determine what happened. They have not yet released the […]

  • Facebook back up after nearly 2-hour outage that sparked panic among social media users

    MENLO PARK, Calif. ‚ÄĒ Facebook experienced a widespread outage Tuesday that caused many social media users to panic and jump over to Twitter to make jokes about being forced to communicate the old-fashioned way. There is no word yet on what caused the social platform to go down just before 7 a.m. It was back up by 9 a.m. Here are some of our favorite tweets about the outage. Lol Facebook is down for few hours ūüėāūüėā back to Twitter […]

  • Chiefs fans in Mexico City meet up for group photo at iconic √Āngel de la Independencia

    MEXICO CITY — Dozens of Kansas City Chiefs fans who still made the trip to Mexico City despite the NFL changing the playing location to Los Angeles gathered Monday to take a group photo at the iconic √Āngel de la Independencia. The¬†√Āngel de la Independencia better known as El Angel sits in the middle of a roundabout in downtown Mexico City. It was built in the early 1900s to commemorate¬†the¬†centennial¬†of the beginning of¬†Mexico’s¬†War of Independence. The NFL moved the game […]

  • Kansas City Zoo’s oldest Chimpanzee dies at 55

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Zoo’s oldest Chimpanzee has died. The zoo said the chimp named Blackie was 55 years old. The average life expectancy of a female chimp is 37 years old. She was born in Africa and came to Kansas City in 1966. The chimpanzee gave birth to eight offspring including Kioja, who still lives at the KC Zoo. “The difficult decision was made to humanely euthanize her due to declining health,” a spokesperson for the zoo […]

  • Police looking for car with temp tag “OVJ” in connection with deadly hit & run in Northland

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City police need your help to find the driver who hit and killed a tow truck driver helping a stranded driver late Sunday. The crash happened around 11 p.m. in¬†the northbound lanes of I-35 near Brighton Avenue in the Northland. Witnesses told police the driver who hit the tow truck driver was in a black Chevrolet sedan that had temporary tags. Witnesses said they¬† caught just a glimpse of that temporary tag and could only […]

  • Major lane closure happening along I-435 in JoCo. during rush hour Monday

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — If your Monday commute takes you along I-435 in Johnson County, you’ll want to give yourself plenty of time to get to and from work or find an alternative route. The Kansas Department of Transportation announced that they will shut down the three left lanes of eastbound I-435 from Quivira to Metcalf starting at 9 a.m. to do paving work. Crews will also shut down the eastbound ramp to US-69 and to Metcalf.¬† The ramps from […]

  • Cat finally freed from chimney after being stuck for five days

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A chimney service crew helped rescue a cat Friday that had been trapped in a KC home’s chimney for approximately five days. Roommates living in a home near 41st and Warwick said they heard their cat, Marble, meowing, after she had been missing for days. They couldn’t figure out where the meowing was coming from, then eventually realized it was coming from their chimney. ‚ÄúShe probably climbed one of these trees and fell off into the […]

  • Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes tells Whataburger it’s time for a restaurant in KC

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Whataburger fans, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is trying to get the chain to come to Kansas City. “I just want a store in Kansas City!” the 23-year-old responded when the popular fast-food chain asked where they could send a gift basket of their ketchup. Their offer is in response to Mahomes showing his Texas roots and publicly declaring that their ketchup is his favorite during a news conference at Arrowhead Stadium Thursday. Talk of […]

  • Buses in Piper School District running late after someone stole batteries overnight

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Students in the Piper District may be picked up later than normal for school Friday morning. The school district posted on Facebook that several of the buses in the Durham fleet were not running because someone stole the batteries. “As a result, buses will be running late for pickup and drop off,” the district said in part. “We appreciate your patience as the other buses run multiple routes to ensure all students are picked up.”

  • Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes reveals that he loves ketchup on everything including his steaks

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Heinz Ketchup has a unique proposal for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. They’re offering the¬†23-year-old from Tyler, Texas, Heinz for life, but he and his teammates need to score a few more touchdowns to get it. “You give us 57 (passing) touchdowns, we‚Äôll give you Heinz on your steak for life,” Heinz tweeted. Mahomes currently has 31 passing touchdowns this season. Their offer is a response to a story¬†ESPN¬†published Wednesday that revealed the young quarterback […]

  • Man found shot to death near 30th and Holmes; no suspect info released

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A homicide investigation is underway after Kansas City police responded to reports of a shooting and found a man dead outside of a home late Monday. It happened just before 11 p.m. near East 30th Street and Holmes. First responders declared the man dead at the scene. The victim was later identified as 38-year-old Damar West. No suspect information has been released. If you have any information that can help police in their investigation, call the […]

  • 32-year-old KC man killed in Kansas winery fire officials think he started

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Tuesday authorities identified the man they said died Thursday in a fire at a Kansas winery. The State Fire Marshal said 32-year-old Evan Jolly from Kansas City, Mo., was found dead after a fire the¬†Wyldewood Cellars Winery in Paxico, Kan., approximately an hour and a half drive from the metro. The fire marshal also said they believe Jolly is the one who started the fire, but they did not say why. The fire caused approximately […]