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Merriam cancels Turkey Creek car show, Cruise Night due to COVID-19

The city of Merriam has canceled the Turkey Creek Car and Motorcycle Show and Cruise Night, originally scheduled to take place in August and September, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The city of Merriam has canceled the Turkey Creek Car and Motorcycle Show and Cruise Night, originally scheduled to take place in August and September, due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Roeland Park tables racial equity resolution to gather more community input, appoints police policy review committee members

The Roeland Park City Council on Monday evening tabled the second draft of a racial equity resolution. After the city council’s initial racial equity resolution discussion at the beginning of

The Roeland Park City Council on Monday evening tabled the second draft of a racial equity resolution. After the city council’s initial racial equity resolution discussion at the beginning of


Roeland Park enters agreement with JoCo for work release program

The Roeland Park City Council earlier this month unanimously approved an agreement into enter a work release program with Johnson County. People incarcerated in relation to municipal offenses can now

The Roeland Park City Council earlier this month unanimously approved an agreement into enter a work release program with Johnson County. People incarcerated in relation to municipal offenses can now



Mission formally approves racial justice, equity and inclusion statement

The Mission City Council last week formally approved its statement and action plan for racial justice, equity and inclusion. The approved statement builds upon Mayor Ron Appletoft and Chief Ben

The Mission City Council last week formally approved its statement and action plan for racial justice, equity and inclusion. The approved statement builds upon Mayor Ron Appletoft and Chief Ben


Mission approves drone ordinance outlining regulations for public and private spaces

The Mission City Council on Wednesday evening approved an unmanned aircraft systems, or drone ordinance that outlines rules and regulations throughout the city’s public and private spaces. Following an April

The Mission City Council on Wednesday evening approved an unmanned aircraft systems, or drone ordinance that outlines rules and regulations throughout the city’s public and private spaces. Following an April


Overland Park police looking for suspects who vandalized SM North with graffiti

The Overland Park Police Department is looking for three suspects who vandalized the football stadium wall at Shawnee Mission North. Public Information Officer John Lacy said he received information about

The Overland Park Police Department is looking for three suspects who vandalized the football stadium wall at Shawnee Mission North. Public Information Officer John Lacy said he received information about


Mission staff recommends changes to community center operations amid COVID-19, city council extends emergency proclamation

Mission city staff  brought forward facility procedure adjustments during the Mission City Council meeting Wednesday, based on experiences and feedback from the Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center being open for

Mission city staff  brought forward facility procedure adjustments during the Mission City Council meeting Wednesday, based on experiences and feedback from the Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center being open for


Following council’s review of Lenexa police use-of-force policy, city staff to draft joint statement on racial justice

Following a review of the Lenexa Police Department’s use of force policy, the Lenexa City Council expressed interest in a city staff-drafted racial justice statement. As Johnson County cities have

Following a review of the Lenexa Police Department’s use of force policy, the Lenexa City Council expressed interest in a city staff-drafted racial justice statement. As Johnson County cities have


Fairway unanimously approves joint racial equality statement following tense discussion

The Fairway City Council on Monday evening unanimously approved a joint statement on racial equality after a tense back-and-forth regarding the statement’s content and “teeth.” The joint statement builds on

The Fairway City Council on Monday evening unanimously approved a joint statement on racial equality after a tense back-and-forth regarding the statement’s content and “teeth.” The joint statement builds on


Fairway adopts public meeting policy to expand public comment, align with current practices

The Fairway City Council on Monday evening adopted a public meeting policy to expand and align its public comment language with current practices. The adoption comes after an administration committee

The Fairway City Council on Monday evening adopted a public meeting policy to expand and align its public comment language with current practices. The adoption comes after an administration committee


Parisi Café opens second cafe in downtown Overland Park

Two years after initial plans were announced, Parisi Artisan Coffee opened its second cafe inside the apartment complex The Vue in downtown Overland Park. The two-week-old Parisi Café, located at

Two years after initial plans were announced, Parisi Artisan Coffee opened its second cafe inside the apartment complex The Vue in downtown Overland Park. The two-week-old Parisi Café, located at