Water main break causes closure on State Line

KMBC is reporting that a water main break near 77th Street and State Line Road is causing a closure in the southbound lanes of State Line from 76th Street to

KMBC is reporting that a water main break near 77th Street and State Line Road is causing a closure in the southbound lanes of State Line from 76th Street to 79th Street. The road will be closed through Friday night.

KMBC: PV water main break closes part of major road.



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The day after: TP, questions, dangle

Some 36 hours after throngs of over-excited swim fans descended upon our streets and “decorated” trees with roll after roll of toilet paper, dangling streams of tissue serve as a

Some 36 hours after throngs of over-excited swim fans descended upon our streets and “decorated” trees with roll after roll of toilet paper, dangling streams of tissue serve as a




Facing difficult arithmetic, Fairway seeks citizen input on sizeable mill levy hike

The situation that Fairway finance committee chair Melanie Hepperly (Ward 1) laid out at a public hearing Thursday night was stark: amid flat home valuations and sharply declining sales tax

The situation that Fairway finance committee chair Melanie Hepperly (Ward 1) laid out at a public hearing Thursday night was stark: amid flat home valuations and sharply declining sales tax


Corrected swim championships schedule posted

The Country Club Swim Association of Kansas City has posted a corrected schedule for Friday and Saturday’s warm-ups and competition at the championship meet being hosted at Mission Hills Country

The Country Club Swim Association of Kansas City has posted a corrected schedule for Friday and Saturday’s warm-ups and competition at the championship meet being hosted at Mission Hills Country


Big evidence break in TPing case

After an exerting bit of shoe-leather reporting, we can positively confirm that the rabblerousers who TPed homes throughout the area last night used a single-ply, sandpapery product put out by

After an exerting bit of shoe-leather reporting, we can positively confirm that the rabblerousers who TPed homes throughout the area last night used a single-ply, sandpapery product put out by


The great TPing of 2010: Swim championships mean messy morning for Mission Hills

Oh, you crazy kids. Residents of Mission Hills, Fairway and Prairie Village might have noticed that the amount of toilet paper dangling from their neighbors’ trees was at historically high

Oh, you crazy kids. Residents of Mission Hills, Fairway and Prairie Village might have noticed that the amount of toilet paper dangling from their neighbors’ trees was at historically high





PV city council potpourri

A few more notes from last night’s Prairie Village city council meeting: Before the official meeting began, the council heard questions from city staff regarding their preferred approach to dealing

A few more notes from last night’s Prairie Village city council meeting: Before the official meeting began, the council heard questions from city staff regarding their preferred approach to dealing


Firing of Haraughty from Mission Valley stands

The Shawnee Mission School District announced yesterday that an arbitrator has upheld the district’s decision to fire popular Mission Vally Middle School science teacher Ryan Haraughty. Haraughty was let go

The Shawnee Mission School District announced yesterday that an arbitrator has upheld the district’s decision to fire popular Mission Vally Middle School science teacher Ryan Haraughty. Haraughty was let go


Prairie Village council holds hearings, takes action on blighted properties

The Prairie Village city council on Tuesday heard lengthy testimony from developers and community members before deciding on the fate of two properties that had violated city maintenance ordinances for

The Prairie Village city council on Tuesday heard lengthy testimony from developers and community members before deciding on the fate of two properties that had violated city maintenance ordinances for




Weather was a dud, but 5,000 turned out for VillageFest

Event organizers estimate that despite cloudy skies and blustery winds, 5,000 people came out to the municipal grounds near city hall yesterday for the annual VillageFest Fourth of July celebration.

Event organizers estimate that despite cloudy skies and blustery winds, 5,000 people came out to the municipal grounds near city hall yesterday for the annual VillageFest Fourth of July celebration.