Kansas City Star News

Kansas City Star News

By The McClatchy Company

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2011-06-29
  • Current Version: 9.1.6
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 93.24 MB
  • Developer: The McClatchy Company
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Score: 4.39743
From 4,587 Ratings


Connect to The Kansas City Star newspaper app wherever you are. Receive the latest local and breaking news from the Kansas City metro area, including community information for Lee’s Summit, Independence, Blue Springs, Belton, Parkville, Gladstone, Liberty, Grandview, Overland Park, Olathe, Lenexa and Prairie Village. The Kansas City Star reports on the local topics you care about, including local weather, traffic, crime, sports and national news. Features of the app include: • Breaking news alerts and real-time updates. • The local news and sports topics you care about from around the Kansas City metro area. • View stunning photos and videos of news coverage and events. • The Kansas City Star opinions, editorials and columns you love. • Ability to share stories on Facebook, Twitter or by email. • An app-native eEdition of the printed newspaper, including 60 additional pages in the ExtraExtra section. Read our Privacy policy here: https://www.kansascity.com/site-services/legal/privacy-policy/text-only/ Read our Terms of Service here: https://www.kansascity.com/site-services/legal/terms-of-service/text-only/ For California Residents: To learn more about managing your sharing preferences and Do Not Sell My Info rights visit https://www.kansascity.com/customer-service/privacy-policy/text-only/#notice_california



  • Audio override still a problem

    By josh159
    Thank you for fixing the Apple Private Relay issue. Now how about fixing the audio override problem? If audio is streaming on a device when the app is launched the app immediately overrides whatever is streaming without any audio being played through the app.
  • sub par

    By kgs.op
    I’m a paid subscriber. The log in portion of the app does not work on the iPad (it does on the iPhone and through a browser). I attempted to call customer service and received a recording to call back during regular business hours. However, the recording didn’t state the business hours and the hours do not appear to be shown on the web page or within the app. Overall, a frustrating experience.
  • No search for iPad

    By zenitramamal
    For a publication of this size, you’d expect to have searchability.
  • Where are the comics!!

    By DooganMcG
    All of the news bits are AMAZING. There’s just one other thing I grew up on. THE COMICS!! I just can’t find them?yes!
  • It’s great if you only want day old news

    By nevets95
    Pulling up archived papers works really well, but the home tab always displays an error and never loads any current articles.
  • Constant crashes

    By vodvill
    The content of the Star is top notch but I cannot read it all the time without this bug infested app crashing. I have done multiple deletes, downloads and restarts to correct this. This is the only advice the developers have to solve these problems. They rely on me having to take the disappointing effort to fix it rather than doing any real coding solutions on their side
  • This App is Very Flawed

    By shouldntbethishars
    A couple of months ago the feed of top stories stopped flowing. Now, I get an message that says “Error in fetching feeds”. I have contacted KC Star Customer Service many times and all I get is the same advice: empty the cache, delete the App and then reinstall the App. I have done this numerous times and get the same results. My one star isn’t only for the App but also for the robotic and ineffective customer service.
  • App is faster clicking to open notifications

    By TomcruiserMO
    I am pleased to report that since my last review that the speed to open from a notification to read the story has improved markedly. So, increasing my rating from 2 to 4 stars as a result. The app could still be faster navigating within the app. Also, the overall navigation itself is not the most user friendly which is why I am not giving it a 5th star.
  • Pop up ads

    By Dhelton410
    In addition to lots of ads which is expected and I accept as necessary there are occasional pop up ads. Sometimes they continually pop up making it impossible to read an article. This morning I was asked to sign in to read an article even though I was already signed in. I tried to sign in sgain but the pop up ads prevented me from doing that. Response to the developer’s response: I already did a reinstall and cleared the cache. You have a problem with pop up ads and you need to deal with it.
  • Useless on iPhone

    By Jposterman
    I have not been able to use the iPhone app to read the paper for months. I am able to access the e Edition but not just read stories on the app as I used to. I’ve tried uninstalling and logging back in. Always get the same error fetching feeds notice. Please fix this.



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