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Community Calendar

Wed 15

Behind the Scenes Museum Tour

August 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sat 18

Back-to-School Pancake Breakfast

August 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sep 25

Leawood Garden Club Meeting September 2018

September 25 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sep 29

Roeland Park Park2park Run

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Oct 01

The Mission Project Golf Classic

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

With groundbreaking set for August 30, Merriam leaders get details on construction schedule for new $36 million community and aquatic center

With work expected to being next month, Merriam leaders went over construction details this week for the new community center. Meredith Hauck, assistant city

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Charlie Park Celebration jazz crawl starts Thursday, runs through August 25

The Charlie Parker Celebration 10-day Jazz Crawl is considered the largest in the U.S. The showcase of venues serves as an opportunity to promote

Trailwood 2nd grader takes the podium in AAU Junior Olympics cup stacking competition

Rutva Solanki had never heard of competitive cup stacking until he entered teacher Kathy Zink’s gym class at Trailwood Elementary. But the 7 year

Work begins on new 54-room Meadowbrook Inn in Prairie Village

The developer of the massive project on the former Meadowbrook Country Club property in Prairie Village is moving forward with plans for the construction

Colyer concedes following release of final JoCo vote tally, endorses Kobach as GOP nominee

Following the release of Johnson County’s final primary vote tally Tuesday, which saw his deficit in the tight race grow by 24 votes, Jeff

Briefly noted: Shawnee Mission Health to become AdventHealth Shawnee Mission; Edison District demolition set to begin

Shawnee Mission Health will get a new name at the start of 2019. Shawnee Mission Medical Center will be rechristened AdventHealth Shawnee Mission on

Fritz’s Chili, an Overland Park fixture since the late 1960s, will close for good soon

An Overland Park institution will close its doors next week after more than a half century in business. Fritz’s Chili, which was part of

Developer says it needs additional $510K in public financing for Regency Park reskinning project

Structural changes to strengthen the new facades from Regency Park shopping center will mean substantial cost increases for both private and public financing. The

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Your Mortgage: A big dream. A little luck. And a lot of great people.

By Charity Ohlund, Director of Business Development A big dream. A little luck. And a lot of great people. That’s what it took to

First Hurts Donut Company location in metro will open at Ward Parkway Wednesday

For a while there, it seemed like nothing but bad news on the donut front around these parts. But this summer has been an

As part of 50 year reunion, SM East class of 1968 raising funds for hospice

As they prepare to mark half a century since they received their high school diplomas, members of the Shawnee Mission East class of 1968

Stag’s Creek creates ‘new gateway’ into Shawnee, replacing deteriorating commercial properties

The developer of Stag’s Creek, one of the newest additions along Shawnee Mission Parkway, says he hopes the modern facility will serve as a

Lots of responsibility, low pay, cultural shift away from summer jobs lead to lifeguard shortage for Shawnee Mission area pools

Nearly every city in northeast Johnson County experienced some kind of lifeguard shortage this summer — part of a growing national trend since the

After misspeaking during canvass meeting, Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker issues clarification on ballots cast by unaffiliated voters

Johnson County Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker issued a clarification statement Monday afternoon after misspeaking about the status of a collection of provisional ballots cast

Briefly noted: Lee Jeans leaving Merriam; Superintendent meet-and-greets

Lee Jeans departing Merriam for new headquarters in North Carolina. Lee Jeans, which has operated its headquarters at a facility in Merriam for years,

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