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Fred Sherman takes over for Connie Schmidt as Johnson County Election Commissioner

Johnson County officially has a new election commissioner. Kansas secretary of state Scott Schwab swore in Fred Sherman Wednesday as the Johnson County election commissioner. Sherman has more than 25

Johnson County officially has a new election commissioner. Kansas secretary of state Scott Schwab swore in Fred Sherman Wednesday as the Johnson County election commissioner. Sherman has more than 25






Rep. Davids signs on to U.S. House motion to impeach President Trump

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U.S. Rep Sharice Davids, a Democrat representing Johnson County in Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District, has signed on to a resolution to impeach President Trump. The motion, formally introduced in the

U.S. Rep Sharice Davids, a Democrat representing Johnson County in Kansas’ 3rd Congressional District, has signed on to a resolution to impeach President Trump. The motion, formally introduced in the


Lenexa library temporarily closed after potential COVID-19 exposure

Lenexa City Center Library

A potential COVID-19 exposure has prompted Johnson County’s Lenexa City Center Branch to temporarily close. The library, located at 8778 Penrose Lane, will remain closed until noon on Tuesday, Jan.

A potential COVID-19 exposure has prompted Johnson County’s Lenexa City Center Branch to temporarily close. The library, located at 8778 Penrose Lane, will remain closed until noon on Tuesday, Jan.





After rash of auto burglaries in Prairie Village, police urge residents to lock car doors

The Prairie Village Police Department said Monday it had responded to more than 10 auto burglaries over night. “The common factor in all these cases….the vehicles were left unlocked! Don’t

The Prairie Village Police Department said Monday it had responded to more than 10 auto burglaries over night. “The common factor in all these cases….the vehicles were left unlocked! Don’t



Weekly COVID-19 Update: Case trend ‘better than expected’ — but officials urge against large holiday gatherings

The Shawnee Mission Post is making much of its local coverage of the coronavirus pandemic accessible to non-subscribers. (If you value having a news source covering the situation in our

The Shawnee Mission Post is making much of its local coverage of the coronavirus pandemic accessible to non-subscribers. (If you value having a news source covering the situation in our


Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise at 75th and Metcalf closes permanently

Another fast food restaurant in northeast Johnson County has closed its doors for good. Kentucky Fried Chicken has permanently closed its location near the intersection of 75th Street and Metcalf

Another fast food restaurant in northeast Johnson County has closed its doors for good. Kentucky Fried Chicken has permanently closed its location near the intersection of 75th Street and Metcalf