Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


The Lancer lacrosse team beat  St. Charles North from Chicago 14-9 on the SM East fields Saturday.
The Lancer lacrosse team beat St. Charles North from Chicago 14-9 on the SM East fields Saturday.

Lancer lacrosse splits with out-of-state competitors over weekend. The Lancer lacrosse program had a strong showing Saturday before stumbling Sunday as it faced two out-of-town programs over the weekend. The Lancers looked solid against St. Charles North Saturday, winning 14-9. But the team couldn’t get its offense going against Marquette High School out of St. Louis on Sunday, falling 3-9. The Lancers are now 2-1 on the year, having won their season opener against Lee’s Summit North. The Lancers take on Lee’s Summit West tonight at SM North District Stadium, with the varsity game starting at 6:30 p.m.

Prairie Village Community Spirit Award nominations open. The Prairie Village VillageFest Committee has opened the nominations period for this year’s Community Spirit Awards, honoring citizens, organizations and businesses whose contributions to Prairie Village have made it a better place to live. You can download the nominations form here.

Dolce Bakery wins KCSourceLink Battle of the Brands. The Village Shops’ Dolce Bakery beat out 63 other Kansas City area company’s in KCSourceLink’s Battle of the Brands competition. Dolce was in the Final Four with SportingKC, AMC Theatres and KC Cool. [Battle of the Brands Champ: Dolce Bakery! — KCSourceLink]

Roeland Park council divided over consent agenda.  The city council split 4-4 on a motion to remove a number of items from the consent agenda Monday night with Mayor Joel Marquardt breaking the tie in favor of keeping the consent agenda intact. Councilor Michael Rhoades asked for four items to be removed, saying he intended to vote for them but thought they should be voted on separately. Each item had been discussed in the committee of the whole. An attempt to remove consent agenda items at a previous meeting by Ryan Kellerman died for lack of a second.

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