Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

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Johnson Drive turnaround highlighted in Kansas Government Journal. A story describing the long journey of the rebuild of Johnson Drive appeared in the Kansas Government Journal in December. The story also details the emergence of new businesses along the street since reconstruction was under way. [Mission Forward – The Kansas Business Journal]

Prairie Village Sen. Kay Wolf talks Kansas legislature ahead of 2016 session. As Topeka-watchers gear up for the new legislative session scheduled to get started in just weeks, Prairie Village Sen. was the featured guest on KCUR’s excellent Statehouse Blend this weekend. Wolf discussed the legislatures diversion of KDOT funds to shore up the state budget as well as Kansas’s reputation around the country. [Kansas Sen. Kay Wolf — Statehouse Blend]

Business license for pet store. Go Pet Go, which has had a sign up outside its new location at 6200 Johnson Drive for quite a while, has applied for a new business license in Mission and plans to open for business in February. The store will offer pet grooming and supplies.

Johnson County E. coli case being investigated for Chipotle link. The E. coli outbreak suspected to be caused by tomatoes and cilantro served at Chipotle restaurants may have spread to Johnson County. Health officials are investigating the case of a man who said he dined at a Chipotle on Shawnee Mission Parkway in Shawnee last week before becoming ill with the infection. [New Chipotle-linked E. coli outbreak includes Johnson County case — KMBC]

Mission video shows highlights of the year. The City of Mission has again produced a year-end video that highlights some of the events of the year in pictures. The video can be viewed below:

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