Northeast Johnson County morning roundup

Jay Senter - March 13, 2017 7:00 am
The Bishop Miege girls basketball team celebrated its 2017 title in Salina. Photo via Twitter.
The Bishop Miege girls basketball team celebrated its 2017 title in Salina. Photo via Twitter.

Miege basketball teams sweep state titles. For the second year in a row, Bishop Miege’s basketball teams have swept the 4A Division 1 titles. The boys team beat McPherson 69-59 Saturday evening at the Bicentennial Center in Salina to take this year’s trophy. The girls defeated Paola 67-56 for their championship, which marked the record 20th title for the program. The girls finished the season undefeated at 25-0.

Kansas Land Management crews clean up in Mission. If things look especially tidy in Mission, you can thank crews from Kansas Land Management. The agency conducted a spring clean-up in the city, removing dead tree limbs and debris around city hall and other major city properties as well as remulching in areas including the landscaping beds along Johnson Drive.

Roeland Park to hold community meeting on Roe Boulevard improvement project. Roeland Park is convening a public meeting March 22 to get public input on a coming project to improve one of the area’s key thoroughfares. The city will be looking for ways to beautify and improve access to destinations in the business district. You can find out more about the meeting or visit the page to submit ideas online here.

Road project to affect traffic around Shawnee Mission Parkway. Motorists in Merriam will notice a series of changes to traffic patterns and reductions to lanes as work begins on major project near I-35 and Shawnee Mission Parkway. [Major roadway project near Shawnee Mission Parkway and the I-35 bridge gets underway — WDAF]

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