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Working for Lenexa: lifeguarding as a teenager leads to career in aquatics

She has life-saving skills to rescue a drowning person from a pool. But the motivation behind her work and skillset are what make her more than a lifeguard. McKenzie White,

She has life-saving skills to rescue a drowning person from a pool. But the motivation behind her work and skillset are what make her more than a lifeguard. McKenzie White,

Mike Boehm, Lenexa’s longest-serving mayor, won’t run again

Lenexa Mayor Mike Boehm is set to step down at the end of this year.

Mike Boehm, Lenexa’s longest-serving mayor, says he will not run for a sixth term later this year.  During his 20 years leading the city, Boehm oversaw rapid growth and change

Mike Boehm, Lenexa’s longest-serving mayor, says he will not run for a sixth term later this year.  During his 20 years leading the city, Boehm oversaw rapid growth and change

Lenexa commission OKs revised plan for 112-acre project off K-10

An example of home proposed for the mixed-use Canyon Creek West project.

Satisfied that the conceptual plan for the Cedar Canyon West mixed-use development meets Lenexa’s land-use and density requirements, the city’s planning commission this week gave its approval for a second

Satisfied that the conceptual plan for the Cedar Canyon West mixed-use development meets Lenexa’s land-use and density requirements, the city’s planning commission this week gave its approval for a second

? Lenexa unveils design for new ‘community-friendly’ skatepark

Beginners, spectators and experienced shredders will all have something to claim in the design for Lenexa’s new skatepark that was unveiled Tuesday night. The new facility at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park

Beginners, spectators and experienced shredders will all have something to claim in the design for Lenexa’s new skatepark that was unveiled Tuesday night. The new facility at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park

16-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash with pickup in Lenexa

Lenexa Police have identified an Olathe 16-year-old as the person killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday evening. What happened: The Lenexa Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating the deadly

Lenexa Police have identified an Olathe 16-year-old as the person killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday evening. What happened: The Lenexa Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit is investigating the deadly

Lenexa’s growing K-7 corridor could get new medical building

Development along the Kansas Highway 7 corridor continues in Lenexa, with planning commission approval Monday of a preliminary plan for a medical office building at 9471 Meadow View Drive. Driving

Development along the Kansas Highway 7 corridor continues in Lenexa, with planning commission approval Monday of a preliminary plan for a medical office building at 9471 Meadow View Drive. Driving

Limitless Brewing of Lenexa is about to make a big move

Limitless Brewing

Limitless Brewing’s new Lenexa location is almost ready, with an expected opening date of December 11, the business’s co-owner said this week. Catch up quick: Emily Mobley, who with her

Limitless Brewing’s new Lenexa location is almost ready, with an expected opening date of December 11, the business’s co-owner said this week. Catch up quick: Emily Mobley, who with her

New unnamed restaurant in works at developing Lenexa City Center corner

A rendering of a new restaurant space at Lenexa City Center.

The gateway corner to Lenexa’s City Center development is getting a few design updates and may soon have a restaurant tenant signed for one of its four prospective buildings, the

The gateway corner to Lenexa’s City Center development is getting a few design updates and may soon have a restaurant tenant signed for one of its four prospective buildings, the

Developers envision apartments and more for this abandoned Lenexa office site

The former Kiewit headquarters on 95th Street and Renner Boulevard.

A five-story office building that has sat vacant for three years at Renner Boulevard and 95th Street in Lenexa may be resurrected as a mixed-use apartment and office building. A

A five-story office building that has sat vacant for three years at Renner Boulevard and 95th Street in Lenexa may be resurrected as a mixed-use apartment and office building. A

Lenexa townhomes plan draws neighbors’ ire but wins commission approval

Clear Creek Landing townhome rendering in Lenexa.

A plan to put four-plex townhomes in a western Lenexa site once approved for single-family houses got the blessing of the Lenexa Planning Commission Monday night, though some nearby residents

A plan to put four-plex townhomes in a western Lenexa site once approved for single-family houses got the blessing of the Lenexa Planning Commission Monday night, though some nearby residents

Walkers and cyclists can now use Lenexa tunnel under busy 87th Street Parkway

A new pedestrian and cyclist tunnel in Lenexa is now open.

The 87th Street Parkway tunnel adjacent to Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park in Lenexa has quietly been declared open, creating a connection for pedestrians and cyclists from a popular streamway trail network

The 87th Street Parkway tunnel adjacent to Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park in Lenexa has quietly been declared open, creating a connection for pedestrians and cyclists from a popular streamway trail network

Blake Schreck, longtime Lenexa Chamber CEO, to retire in February

Black Schreck, CEO of the Lenexa Chamber, is retiring.

An influential economic development leader for almost four decades described by the mayor of Lenexa as a “titan,” has announced his retirement. Driving the news: Blake Schreck, the longtime CEO

An influential economic development leader for almost four decades described by the mayor of Lenexa as a “titan,” has announced his retirement. Driving the news: Blake Schreck, the longtime CEO

Working for Lenexa: Taking on new responsibilities at home and in the workplace

Getting engaged. Planning a wedding. Then suddenly having five kids. It’s been nearly two years since Lenexa Police Department Public Service Officer II Sarah Bell got married to her husband,

Getting engaged. Planning a wedding. Then suddenly having five kids. It’s been nearly two years since Lenexa Police Department Public Service Officer II Sarah Bell got married to her husband,