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‘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.


Capitol Update: Rep. Cox shares info on legislature’s work prior to adjournment amid COVID-19 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.


Douglas County issues stay-at-home order similar to JoCo’s

Douglas County issues stay-at-home order The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department on Sunday issued a stay-at-home order similar to the one announced by the CORE 4 partner governments in the Kansas

Douglas County issues stay-at-home order The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department on Sunday issued a stay-at-home order similar to the one announced by the CORE 4 partner governments in the Kansas


Sen. Thompson among Republicans pushing back on Gov. Kelly’s COVID-19 orders; Churches collecting canned goods during pandemic; Johnson County launches COVID-19 hotline

Sen. Mike Thompson says “It may not be nearly as a bad as we think” of pandemic Shawnee Sen. Mike Thompson is among the group of Republicans who argued yesterday

Sen. Mike Thompson says “It may not be nearly as a bad as we think” of pandemic Shawnee Sen. Mike Thompson is among the group of Republicans who argued yesterday


Six of 11 Johnson County COVID-19 cases were from local transmission; City halls closed over pandemic

Six of 11 confirmed Johnson County COVID-19 cases were acquired through local transmission The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment announced on Tuesday that its on-going investigation into local

Six of 11 confirmed Johnson County COVID-19 cases were acquired through local transmission The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment announced on Tuesday that its on-going investigation into local


De Soto High’s Amanda Sweet named Secondary Teacher of the Year; Overland Park municipal court hearings postponed; Shawnee man convicted of murder

De Soto High’s Amanda Sweet named Secondary Teacher of the Year USD 232 earlier this month announced that Amanda Sweet, English teacher at De Soto High, was named 2019-2020 Secondary

De Soto High’s Amanda Sweet named Secondary Teacher of the Year USD 232 earlier this month announced that Amanda Sweet, English teacher at De Soto High, was named 2019-2020 Secondary


Capitol Update: Rep. Clayton details how pandemic will impact legislature’s work in coming days

Each legislative session, we provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Stephanie Clayton, Rep. Cindy Neighbor 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. Stephanie Clayton, Rep. Cindy Neighbor and Sen.


Capitol Update: ‘This is not the time for politics’ says Rep. Neighbor

Each legislative session, we provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Stephanie Clayton, Rep. Cindy Neighbor 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. Stephanie Clayton, Rep. Cindy Neighbor and Sen.


Capitol Update: Sen. Sykes says pandemic, oil prices will have serious impacts on economy that must be factored into budget

Each legislative session, we provide Shawnee Mission area legislators the opportunity to share their thoughts about what’s happening in the state capitol. Rep. Stephanie Clayton, Rep. Cindy Neighbor 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. Stephanie Clayton, Rep. Cindy Neighbor and Sen.