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50 years later, John’s Space Age Donut Shop remains a sweet story of success in downtown Overland Park

A lot has changed in downtown Overland Park the past 50 years. Literally hundreds of businesses have come and gone. The last remnants of the Eisenhower-era motor lodge culture that

A lot has changed in downtown Overland Park the past 50 years. Literally hundreds of businesses have come and gone. The last remnants of the Eisenhower-era motor lodge culture that

As cleanup begins on site of razed CenturyLink tower, Overland Park council to consider tax abatement for company relocating to site

With a series of loud charges early Sunday morning, the CenturyLink tower at I-435 and Nall collapsed into a pile of rubble. Today, the Overland Park City Council will consider

With a series of loud charges early Sunday morning, the CenturyLink tower at I-435 and Nall collapsed into a pile of rubble. Today, the Overland Park City Council will consider

Demolition of former CenturtyLink building rescheduled for 5 a.m. Sunday

With the weather forecast looking markedly more cooperative than last weekend, representatives of Burns & McDonnell say the company now plans to conduct the postponed demolition of the CenturyLink tower

With the weather forecast looking markedly more cooperative than last weekend, representatives of Burns & McDonnell say the company now plans to conduct the postponed demolition of the CenturyLink tower

Opposition to public financing incentives prompts Charlotte O’Hara to file for Overland Park mayor, setting up first contested election since 2005

Charlotte O’Hara, a former one-term member of the Kansas House of Representatives, announced earlier this month that she was filing to run for Overland Park mayor, setting up the first

Charlotte O’Hara, a former one-term member of the Kansas House of Representatives, announced earlier this month that she was filing to run for Overland Park mayor, setting up the first

Overland Park Police looking for man who robbed QuikTrip at I-435 and Roe

Overland Park Police put out the following release this morning concerning the overnight robbery of the QuikTrip at I-435 and Roe Avenue: The Overland Park Police Department is requesting assistance

Overland Park Police put out the following release this morning concerning the overnight robbery of the QuikTrip at I-435 and Roe Avenue: The Overland Park Police Department is requesting assistance

Prairie Village man charged for north Overland Park robbery

A Prairie Village man is in Johnson County Jail on $50,000 bond after being charged with aggravated robbery stemming from an incident in northern Overland Park Tuesday. Jason Michael Robson, 20,

A Prairie Village man is in Johnson County Jail on $50,000 bond after being charged with aggravated robbery stemming from an incident in northern Overland Park Tuesday. Jason Michael Robson, 20,

Overland Park family transforms their backyard into a practice course for youth cyclocross racers

The mercury on the thermometer in the shade of Donald and Christina Jonas’s backyard was just barely flirting with 20 degrees Saturday morning as the youngsters mounted their bikes. You’d

The mercury on the thermometer in the shade of Donald and Christina Jonas’s backyard was just barely flirting with 20 degrees Saturday morning as the youngsters mounted their bikes. You’d

Overland Park Police seeking man who robbed Shawnee Mission Parkway QuikTrip with gun

Overland Park Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed the QuikTrip at 7400 Shawnee Mission Parkway with a gun this morning. The robbery took

Overland Park Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who robbed the QuikTrip at 7400 Shawnee Mission Parkway with a gun this morning. The robbery took

Overland Park Police looking for help identifying suspect in Milburn area felony theft

Overland Park Police have issued a call for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a felony theft that took place in northeast Johnson County in mid-December. Surveillance camera

Overland Park Police have issued a call for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in a felony theft that took place in northeast Johnson County in mid-December. Surveillance camera

Overland Park police searching for man who police say tried to strike officer with pickup truck near 80th and Antioch; officer fired shot during incident.

A man driving what was identified as a stolen vehicle tried to run over an Overland Park police officer early Wednesday morning near 80th Street and Antioch Road, prompting the

A man driving what was identified as a stolen vehicle tried to run over an Overland Park police officer early Wednesday morning near 80th Street and Antioch Road, prompting the

Dynamite ending planned for 10-story building along I-435 at Nall in Overland Park

VanTrust Real Estate will implode the 10-story tower that formerly housed CenturyLink southeast of I-435 and Nall Avenue next month to make way for a new office development. The 165,000

VanTrust Real Estate will implode the 10-story tower that formerly housed CenturyLink southeast of I-435 and Nall Avenue next month to make way for a new office development. The 165,000

At OP Chamber 50th Anniversary celebration, national expert on demographic trends Joel Kotkin lauds city’s quality of life

Joel Kotkin, a nationally known expert on why people choose to live where they live, delivered a comforting message to the audience gathered for the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce

Joel Kotkin, a nationally known expert on why people choose to live where they live, delivered a comforting message to the audience gathered for the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce

Plan for Lowe’s-anchored redevelopment of Metcalf South property approved, demolition of old mall expected this winter

Demolition of the 50 year-old Metcalf South shopping center could begin as early as next month to make way for a new retail project anchored by a Lowe’s Home Improvement

Demolition of the 50 year-old Metcalf South shopping center could begin as early as next month to make way for a new retail project anchored by a Lowe’s Home Improvement