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JoCo Commission will allow public comments via Zoom but still won’t livestream them

Johnson County Commission public comment

People will now be able to make public comments via Zoom during county commission meetings. Chair Mike Kelly announced Thursday that the commission would reinstate a rule allowing people to

People will now be able to make public comments via Zoom during county commission meetings. Chair Mike Kelly announced Thursday that the commission would reinstate a rule allowing people to


JCCC grad joining Rep. Sharice Davids at State of the Union

Jessica Kidd commercial driving

Next week, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids is bringing Overland Park resident Jessica Kidd, a recent graduate of Johnson County Community College’s commercial driver’s license program, to the U.S. Capitol as

Next week, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids is bringing Overland Park resident Jessica Kidd, a recent graduate of Johnson County Community College’s commercial driver’s license program, to the U.S. Capitol as


Find a flight from KCI to Phoenix ahead of Super Bowl

If you haven’t made plans yet to join the Kansas City Chiefs at the Super Bowl in Arizona, it’s not too late. Several airlines have added new flight options for

If you haven’t made plans yet to join the Kansas City Chiefs at the Super Bowl in Arizona, it’s not too late. Several airlines have added new flight options for


Overland Park hospital unveils new orthopedic unit

Overland Park Regional Medical Center

The Overland Park Regional Medical Center has unveiled a new orthopedic unit, increasing its capacity to treat hip, knee and spine injuries. The hospital at 10500 Quivira Road officially opened

The Overland Park Regional Medical Center has unveiled a new orthopedic unit, increasing its capacity to treat hip, knee and spine injuries. The hospital at 10500 Quivira Road officially opened


Topeka home décor store Red Door opens in Ranch Mart South

Overland Park Red Door Home Store

A local home goods store known for its colorful entrance is now open at Ranch Mart South in Overland Park. Red Door Home Store, a Topeka-based home décor store, opened

A local home goods store known for its colorful entrance is now open at Ranch Mart South in Overland Park. Red Door Home Store, a Topeka-based home décor store, opened


JCCC and General Motors exploring futuristic tech

JCCC manufacturing student

Johnson County Community College was recently granted $40,000 to explore how students should be trained in the more tech-driven parts of manufacturing. The college just received the grant from Michigan-based

Johnson County Community College was recently granted $40,000 to explore how students should be trained in the more tech-driven parts of manufacturing. The college just received the grant from Michigan-based


Website names this JoCo city one of America’s ‘best small cities’

Financial website Wallethub considers Leawood one of the best “small” cities to live. In this year’s State of the City report, Mayor Peggy Dunn announced the city received a top

Financial website Wallethub considers Leawood one of the best “small” cities to live. In this year’s State of the City report, Mayor Peggy Dunn announced the city received a top


Post readers pick the best nachos in Johnson County

nachos at Rudy's Tenampa Taqueria

Well, Johnson Countians, we’re just two days away from another big Chiefs playoff game. As we all know, with another game day comes more festivities. Most notably, festivities mean game

Well, Johnson Countians, we’re just two days away from another big Chiefs playoff game. As we all know, with another game day comes more festivities. Most notably, festivities mean game


JoCo taps new coordinator to tackle homelessness

Megan Foreman Johnson County

A new candidate has filled Johnson County’s newly-created housing coordinator position. New housing coordinator Megan Foreman began the role Monday. Her position marks the latest step in the county’s efforts

A new candidate has filled Johnson County’s newly-created housing coordinator position. New housing coordinator Megan Foreman began the role Monday. Her position marks the latest step in the county’s efforts


Leawood’s new fire station coming near old city hall site

A new fire station will soon occupy the grounds of Leawood’s former city hall. After roughly four years in the making, construction will wrap up this year on the station

A new fire station will soon occupy the grounds of Leawood’s former city hall. After roughly four years in the making, construction will wrap up this year on the station


Leawood turns 75 this year — How the city will celebrate

Leawood City Hall

This year, Leawood will celebrate 75 years as a city. In honor of the anniversary, the city has a number of commemorations in the works for the coming months, including

This year, Leawood will celebrate 75 years as a city. In honor of the anniversary, the city has a number of commemorations in the works for the coming months, including


Nonprofit to count Johnson County homeless population

A Johnson County nonprofit is conducting a headcount of homeless people who live in the county next week. During United Community Services of Johnson County’s annual “Point-in-Time” count, which takes

A Johnson County nonprofit is conducting a headcount of homeless people who live in the county next week. During United Community Services of Johnson County’s annual “Point-in-Time” count, which takes


Leawood one of wealthiest cities in U.S., Census data shows

Leawood wealthiest city

Recent census data shows Leawood to be among the wealthiest in the country. The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a report illustrating the wealthiest municipalities in the United States as of 2020.

Recent census data shows Leawood to be among the wealthiest in the country. The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a report illustrating the wealthiest municipalities in the United States as of 2020.


JCCC launching barbecue cooking program

JCCC barbecue pavilion

Johnson County Community College has a new outdoor space for people to learn about barbecue and meat smoking. At the end of 2022, the college unveiled a new pavilion for

Johnson County Community College has a new outdoor space for people to learn about barbecue and meat smoking. At the end of 2022, the college unveiled a new pavilion for


JoCo Commission keeps new public comment rules

Johnson County Commission public comment

Rules regarding public comments instituted by new county chair Mike Kelly remain in place after Kelly’s first meeting Thursday, despite some opposition from residents and other commissioners. Several residents attended

Rules regarding public comments instituted by new county chair Mike Kelly remain in place after Kelly’s first meeting Thursday, despite some opposition from residents and other commissioners. Several residents attended