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Mission approves $4.5 million contract award with Gunter Construction for Rock Creek improvement project

The Mission city council on Wednesday evening approved a $4.5 million contract award to Gunter Construction for the Rock Creek channel improvement project. The project intends to address erosion and

The Mission city council on Wednesday evening approved a $4.5 million contract award to Gunter Construction for the Rock Creek channel improvement project. The project intends to address erosion and


Merriam police officers save owl stuck in soccer net

Merriam police officers demonstrated their ability to adapt to any situation last weekend and saved an owl stuck in a soccer net at Waterfall Park, 5191 Merriam Drive. After a

Merriam police officers demonstrated their ability to adapt to any situation last weekend and saved an owl stuck in a soccer net at Waterfall Park, 5191 Merriam Drive. After a


Five Shawnee Mission students receive 2020 Shooting Stars awards, celebrated virtually

The Arts Council of Johnson County Tuesday morning announced its 2020 Shooting Stars scholarship recipients, five of whom are Shawnee Mission seniors. Each year, in addition to choosing scholarship recipients,

The Arts Council of Johnson County Tuesday morning announced its 2020 Shooting Stars scholarship recipients, five of whom are Shawnee Mission seniors. Each year, in addition to choosing scholarship recipients,



Roeland Park, Fairway and Westwood cancel annual Fourth of July fireworks display due to COVID-19 concerns

The cities of Roeland Park, Fairway and Westwood on Wednesday morning announced the cancellation of the joint, annual Fourth of July fireworks display due to the coronavirus pandemic. City officials

The cities of Roeland Park, Fairway and Westwood on Wednesday morning announced the cancellation of the joint, annual Fourth of July fireworks display due to the coronavirus pandemic. City officials


10-year-old Roeland Park resident spreads joy through ‘kindness bags’ filled with Easter candy

As an only child to two overnight essential workers, 10-year-old Roeland Park resident Hunter Russell was missing friends and family during the coronavirus stay-at-home orders. He realized his neighbors were

As an only child to two overnight essential workers, 10-year-old Roeland Park resident Hunter Russell was missing friends and family during the coronavirus stay-at-home orders. He realized his neighbors were


Roeland Park sets 2025 deadline to reduce carbon emissions by 28%, approves ordinance requiring new construction to be solar ready

The Roeland Park city council Monday evening approved a resolution setting a 2025 goal to reduce the city’s carbon emissions by 28%, in addition to a solar-ready ordinance. Roeland Park’s

The Roeland Park city council Monday evening approved a resolution setting a 2025 goal to reduce the city’s carbon emissions by 28%, in addition to a solar-ready ordinance. Roeland Park’s


SM East teacher, department connect students to Lancer alumni, Kansas City metro community via Zoom

Shawnee Mission East digital design teacher Jennifer Hair scrolled through Twitter one night to see former Lancer Andy Rieger, co-owner of J. Rieger Co., adapt his business to produce hand

Shawnee Mission East digital design teacher Jennifer Hair scrolled through Twitter one night to see former Lancer Andy Rieger, co-owner of J. Rieger Co., adapt his business to produce hand




JoCo launches curbside food drive program to help those in need during COVID-19

A Johnson County partnership has launched a new program to address the additional food insecurity experienced across the region following COVID-19. The Johnson County Food Policy Council, Department of Health

A Johnson County partnership has launched a new program to address the additional food insecurity experienced across the region following COVID-19. The Johnson County Food Policy Council, Department of Health


The Mission Project continues support for adults with disabilities despite loss of major revenue streams during COVID-19

Communities and organizations have grappled with COVID-19 impacts for weeks and The Mission Project is no exception. The Mission Project, a nonprofit focused on helping adults with intellectual and developmental

Communities and organizations have grappled with COVID-19 impacts for weeks and The Mission Project is no exception. The Mission Project, a nonprofit focused on helping adults with intellectual and developmental