Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Photo via SMN Athletics on Twitter.
Photo via SMN Athletics on Twitter.

SM North holds on for win over Olathe North. SM North’s boys basketball team proved that it will be a force to be reckoned with this season as it notched an impressive win over a talented Olathe North squad Tuesday in the first conference game of the year. The Indians beat the Eagles 80-73 before a raucous crowd in the Brickhouse.

Star cites SMSD in look at pushback against TIF proposals. The Shawnee Mission School District’s posturing against the Meadowbrook park proposal’s TIF financing package in October was example number one in a Kansas City Star story this week about the growing criticism of the practice. [Rubber stamp for TIFs is no longer a given — Kansas City Star]

Antioch Library hosts mini-history fair Saturday. It’s a Happy Birthday celebration for Kansas at the Antioch Library Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include Native American storytelling, performances by the Lecompton re-enactors, musician Martha Haehl, hands-on activities and a birthday cake.

WaterOne bringing back love of tap. WaterOne is launching “I Love Tap,” to encourage the use of tap water and reusable bottles to help the environment. It includes a new site for I Love Tap.

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