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County Update: Commissioner Jim Allen on COVID-19 resources

Each week we provide a member of the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners the opportunity to share an update on what issues are catching their attention. This week, we

Each week we provide a member of the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners the opportunity to share an update on what issues are catching their attention. This week, we


SMSD locking playgrounds; Exposure to COVID-19 at KCK church conference; WCA continues waste collections

SMSD to lock playgrounds, gates to go up around school grounds While cities across Shawnee Mission are closing playgrounds in an effort to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, the Shawnee

SMSD to lock playgrounds, gates to go up around school grounds While cities across Shawnee Mission are closing playgrounds in an effort to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, the Shawnee


Roeland Park Sgt. Randy Costlow retires after 30 years of service; JoCo District Attorney reschedules traffic court dates; Shawnee woman arrested for allegedly attempting to stab man; Merriam Drainage District to meet online

Roeland Park Sgt. Randy Costlow to retire at 5 p.m. Tuesday After 30 years of serving Roeland Park, Sgt. Randy Costlow is set to retire. Costlow’s last full day is

Roeland Park Sgt. Randy Costlow to retire at 5 p.m. Tuesday After 30 years of serving Roeland Park, Sgt. Randy Costlow is set to retire. Costlow’s last full day is


Capitol Update: Sen. Pettey applauds local leaders for stay-at-home orders

Each legislative session, we provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Brett Parker, Rep. Brandon Woodard and Sen.

Each legislative session, we provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Brett Parker, Rep. Brandon Woodard and Sen.


JoCo board to consider expanding COVID-19 testing capacity; GOP 3rd District candidate Amanda Adkins announces campaign manager; Columnist David Von Drehle shares experience with COVID-19

Johnson County board to consider expanding COVID-19 testing capacity The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners will convene a special meeting at 3 p.m. Monday to consider authorizing the purchase

Johnson County board to consider expanding COVID-19 testing capacity The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners will convene a special meeting at 3 p.m. Monday to consider authorizing the purchase


The latest: Number of confirmed cases in Johnson County tops 100; Gov. Kelly announces statewide stay-at-home order to start Monday; Louisiana, all of Colorado added to travel quarantine list

What you need to know Saying that Kansas needed to take action to avoid the fate of hard hit states like New York and Missouri, Gov. Laura Kelly on Saturday

What you need to know Saying that Kansas needed to take action to avoid the fate of hard hit states like New York and Missouri, Gov. Laura Kelly on Saturday



JCPRD closes sport courts, trails and parks remain open; Kansas calls for reduction in burning; Lenexa Rec Center closed through late April

JCPRD closes sport courts, trails and parks remain open The Johnson County Parks and Recreation District announced on Thursday all sport courts operated by JCPRD will be closed, effective March

JCPRD closes sport courts, trails and parks remain open The Johnson County Parks and Recreation District announced on Thursday all sport courts operated by JCPRD will be closed, effective March


‘May we be better people for the sacrifice’: In letter to grandkids, JoCo native compares COVID-19 pressures to WWII-era childhood

The stark changes people in Kansas and beyond have made in response to the coronavirus may be unprecedented in recent history. But for seniors who grew up here, they have

The stark changes people in Kansas and beyond have made in response to the coronavirus may be unprecedented in recent history. But for seniors who grew up here, they have


Leawood-based AMC hit hard by pandemic closures; Medical supply donations via drive-thru; Mobile food pantry at Merriam Park Elementary

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AMC furloughs corporate employees after shuttering theaters amid pandemic AMC Theaters, which has its world headquarters at Park Place in Leawood, announced this week that it was furloughing all 600

AMC furloughs corporate employees after shuttering theaters amid pandemic AMC Theaters, which has its world headquarters at Park Place in Leawood, announced this week that it was furloughing all 600



Lane closures begin on I-35 for widening project near 75th Street; Motor vehicle offices closed to public; Merriam postpones tree limb pickup

Lane closures begin on I-35 for widening project near 75th St The Kansas Department of Transportation this week began the lane widening project on I-35 from south of 67th Street

Lane closures begin on I-35 for widening project near 75th St The Kansas Department of Transportation this week began the lane widening project on I-35 from south of 67th Street


Prairie Village postpones large item pickup; Community Blood Center cancels blood drives, moves to appointment-only schedule

Prairie Village postpones large item pickup The city of Prairie Village has postponed its large item pickup dates — originally set for March 28 and April 4. The tentative dates

Prairie Village postpones large item pickup The city of Prairie Village has postponed its large item pickup dates — originally set for March 28 and April 4. The tentative dates


Capitol Update: Sen. Thompson worries about economic fallout from pandemic

Each legislative session, we provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Jan Kessinger, Rep. Tom Cox and Sen.

Each legislative session, we provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Jan Kessinger, Rep. Tom Cox and Sen.


Capitol Update: ‘This is our defining moment,’ says Rep. Kessinger

Each legislative session, we provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Jan Kessinger, Rep. Tom Cox and Sen.

Each legislative session, we provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Jan Kessinger, Rep. Tom Cox and Sen.