Posts by Leah Wankum:

P is for Pandemic

‘P is for Pandemic’ — Mize Elementary fifth graders publish book on Amazon about their COVID-19 year

Lenexa exterior home

Lenexa will start reimbursing homeowners up to 50% for exterior improvements — how to qualify

Shawnee Mission Faces: Nkemjika Obi, Nigerian immigrant and SM North grad going to Stanford

Lenexa native plans to turn vacant lot near 85th and Quivira into space for growing small businesses

Revised Arbor Lake South plan in Lenexa near K-7 makes room for commercial spaces

Black Hoof Park

Lenexa considers what to do with 55 acres of land near Black Hoof Park — here are some options

JCCC COVID-19 relief

JCCC students now eligible for emergency cash grants as part of $21M federal COVID-19 relief

Jewish Family Services honors graduating Barstow senior who has volunteered at food pantry since she was a child

Johnson County birds

Johnson County gardeners’ tips on how to attract these iconic, colorful birds to your backyard this spring

schools mask rules

Johnson County public schools keep mask rules — and 10 area health leaders support it

Week-long carnival coming to old Kohl’s parking lot in Lenexa this June

Shawnee Mission Faces: Tom Jacobs, stormwater engineer behind Lake Lenexa

Urban Egg

Urban Egg Eatery, popular Colorado breakfast chain founded by Shawnee Mission grad, coming to Overland Park

Friends of JCDS opens latest remodeled home for 3 women with developmental disabilities

Downtown Shawnee hopes to emerge from COVID-19’s shadow with new events this summer