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Overland Park requests ‘right of first offer’ to buy French Market property if Shamrock doesn’t complete office project

The Shamrock Trading Corporation has every intention of building all three office buildings on the site of Overland Park’s former French Market. But if for some reason that doesn’t happen,

The Shamrock Trading Corporation has every intention of building all three office buildings on the site of Overland Park’s former French Market. But if for some reason that doesn’t happen,


New contractor making progress on Market Lofts in downtown Overland Park, but developer misses another deadline

The slow-moving Market Lofts project in downtown Overland Park is finally making some progress. Even so, it’s unlikely the apartment and retail development at the corner of 80th Street and

The slow-moving Market Lofts project in downtown Overland Park is finally making some progress. Even so, it’s unlikely the apartment and retail development at the corner of 80th Street and




Johnson County to pilot $250,000 micro-transit program in Overland Park, Merriam, Shawnee and Lenexa

The Bridj van-hailing service that debuted with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority two years ago ended in failure because of low ridership. Eventually, the company closed down. Nevertheless, KCATA

The Bridj van-hailing service that debuted with the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority two years ago ended in failure because of low ridership. Eventually, the company closed down. Nevertheless, KCATA


Saying problems with voting system have been resolved, Election Commissioner recommends completing purchase

Convinced that problems with the new electronic voting machines have been resolved, Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker told county commissioners that he is ready to sign the papers and cut the

Convinced that problems with the new electronic voting machines have been resolved, Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker told county commissioners that he is ready to sign the papers and cut the



Commissioner Mike Brown says JoCo should end non-partisan commission races

Political parties were so active in this year’s county commission election that Commissioner Mike Brown says the county should drop the pretense of non-partisanship. To that end, Brown is trying

Political parties were so active in this year’s county commission election that Commissioner Mike Brown says the county should drop the pretense of non-partisanship. To that end, Brown is trying


County commission considering 6.5 percent pay hike for sheriff, increase in money available for deputy overtime

The Johnson County Commission is considering an end-of-the-year budget item that will give Sheriff Calvin Hayden a 6.5 percent pay increase and bump up the salaries of sheriff’s employees to

The Johnson County Commission is considering an end-of-the-year budget item that will give Sheriff Calvin Hayden a 6.5 percent pay increase and bump up the salaries of sheriff’s employees to





Metcalf 108 developers still looking for office tenants

The old 435 Overland Park Place Hotel is gone and its replacement is being built. But plans to put up a six-story office building near it have stalled as the

The old 435 Overland Park Place Hotel is gone and its replacement is being built. But plans to put up a six-story office building near it have stalled as the



Shawnee Mission cities pitch long wish lists to perennially strapped Kansas transportation department

With guarded optimism, city and county leaders stepped toward the perennially strapped Kansas transportation department Thursday with the highway and transit dreams they hold most dear. For Lenexa, a better

With guarded optimism, city and county leaders stepped toward the perennially strapped Kansas transportation department Thursday with the highway and transit dreams they hold most dear. For Lenexa, a better