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Lenexa weighs new plan for revamped Old Town community center

A rendering of the entrance to a new Old Town Lenexa Activity Center.

An upgrade for Lenexa’s original activity and senior center in Old Town – delayed since 2019 – has been put on hold again by city councilmembers concerned about cost increases

An upgrade for Lenexa’s original activity and senior center in Old Town – delayed since 2019 – has been put on hold again by city councilmembers concerned about cost increases

Lenexa will install 6 new electric vehicle charging stations — Here’s where

Lenexa will install four electric vehicle charging ports in its Civic Center parking garage and two in Old Town as a pilot project to determine how to plan electrical infrastructure

Lenexa will install four electric vehicle charging ports in its Civic Center parking garage and two in Old Town as a pilot project to determine how to plan electrical infrastructure

Lenexa Mayor Mike Boehm receives ‘Excellence in Local Government’ award

Lenexa Mayor Mike Boehm receives an award from the League of Kansas Municipalities.

Lenexa Mayor Michael Boehm received an excellence in government award from the League of Kansas Municipalities this week. The upshot: The E.A. Mosher Excellence in Local Government Award recognizes a

Lenexa Mayor Michael Boehm received an excellence in government award from the League of Kansas Municipalities this week. The upshot: The E.A. Mosher Excellence in Local Government Award recognizes a

Lenexa expects to complete major Quivira Road project soon, after months of delays

Construction on a busy stretch of Quivira Road is likely headed for completion this month, bringing to an end an obstacle course of cones, metal plates and heavy equipment that

Construction on a busy stretch of Quivira Road is likely headed for completion this month, bringing to an end an obstacle course of cones, metal plates and heavy equipment that

Lenexa residents will get chance to weigh in on new name for renovated Indian Trails pool

Ad Astra Pool

Voting will begin Friday on a new name for Lenexa’s Indian Trails Aquatic Center, as the city prepares for major renovations at that pool. What are the choices? For a

Voting will begin Friday on a new name for Lenexa’s Indian Trails Aquatic Center, as the city prepares for major renovations at that pool. What are the choices? For a

Lenexa gun range plan scuttled after winning initial approval

Lenexa gun range

An indoor shooting range and gun retailer proposed for Lenexa is not to be after all. After getting initial approval from the city planning commission, Range USA withdrew its application

An indoor shooting range and gun retailer proposed for Lenexa is not to be after all. After getting initial approval from the city planning commission, Range USA withdrew its application

Lenexa Police say man dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound following standoff

Lenexa Police standoff

Lenexa Police say a man died from a self-inflicted gunshot following an hours-long standoff with officers on Wednesday morning. In a news release, Lenexa Police spokesperson Master Officer Danny Chavez

Lenexa Police say a man died from a self-inflicted gunshot following an hours-long standoff with officers on Wednesday morning. In a news release, Lenexa Police spokesperson Master Officer Danny Chavez

Working for Lenexa: planning for the future of the City

Christa McGaha, planner II with the City of Lenexa Community Development Department, grew up in a small town an hour northwest of Boston where she was close to the Atlantic

Christa McGaha, planner II with the City of Lenexa Community Development Department, grew up in a small town an hour northwest of Boston where she was close to the Atlantic

Backers have high hopes for planned disc golf course at Lenexa’s Black Hoof Park

Lenexa disc golf

Pickleball, move over. There’s a new contender for fastest growing sport that may soon dominate local park and recreation programs in Johnson County. Disc golf baskets have been popping up

Pickleball, move over. There’s a new contender for fastest growing sport that may soon dominate local park and recreation programs in Johnson County. Disc golf baskets have been popping up

Lenexa planners give final OK to apartments at Vista Village

Vista Village

The multi-family portion of the Vista Village mixed-use development in western Lenexa took a step forward recently in its journey through the city approval process. What’s new: City planning commissioners

The multi-family portion of the Vista Village mixed-use development in western Lenexa took a step forward recently in its journey through the city approval process. What’s new: City planning commissioners

Blush Boot Camp, female empowerment fitness studio, expanding to Lenexa

Blush Boot Camp

Blush Boot Camp, a fitness studio focused on female empowerment, is opening another Johnson County location soon. Where? Rita Haaraoja, the owner and franchisee of Blush’s Prairie Village location, which

Blush Boot Camp, a fitness studio focused on female empowerment, is opening another Johnson County location soon. Where? Rita Haaraoja, the owner and franchisee of Blush’s Prairie Village location, which

Lenexa commission OKs plan for daycare serving up to 180 children

Guidepost Montessori is looking to open a new location in Lenexa.

The last remaining undeveloped tract of the Greystone South Plaza shopping center in Lenexa may eventually become a daycare center with a capacity for up to 181 children. Driving the

The last remaining undeveloped tract of the Greystone South Plaza shopping center in Lenexa may eventually become a daycare center with a capacity for up to 181 children. Driving the

Lenexa gun range plan clears first hurdle at planning commission

Lenexa gun range

An indoor shooting range with retail gun sales and classrooms for firearm safety instruction has passed its first hurdle with the Lenexa Planning Commission. Driving the news: Commissioners on Monday

An indoor shooting range with retail gun sales and classrooms for firearm safety instruction has passed its first hurdle with the Lenexa Planning Commission. Driving the news: Commissioners on Monday

The Yard in Lenexa won’t move forward due to market conditions

The Yard in Lenexa was proposed to be a mixed use development at City Center.

Plans to develop a one-and-a-half acre plot of city-owned land near Lenexa’s City Center into an office and outdoor entertainment area known as The Yard have been dropped due to

Plans to develop a one-and-a-half acre plot of city-owned land near Lenexa’s City Center into an office and outdoor entertainment area known as The Yard have been dropped due to

More work at Lenexa highway interchange to disrupt traffic — What drivers need to know

More highway ramp closures scheduled to begin next week at Interstate 435 and 87th Street Parkway in Lenexa are expected to cause new disruptions to traffic at that busy junction,

More highway ramp closures scheduled to begin next week at Interstate 435 and 87th Street Parkway in Lenexa are expected to cause new disruptions to traffic at that busy junction,