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Deadly shooting leads to temporary lockdown at Olathe South High
Olathe police are investigating a shooting Friday near 151st Street and Lindenwood Drive that put Olathe South High School under a lockdown.
Gardner purchases two properties for Destination Downtown plan
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Olathe's Seafood Scene: The 3 Must-Visit Restaurants for Seafood Lovers
In this article, we will be exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants in Olathe. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Attention Johnson County Residents: Changes to Your Wastewater Billing Cycle
Johnson County Wastewater (JCW) customers will see a change in their water bill issue date. This change is due to an update by WaterOne, the water provider. This update will affect the wastewater billing cycle, making it match the new drinking water billing cycle. The due date for bills may be earlier or later, depending on the customer's location. This change will not lead to higher rates or extra charges.
Blue Valley educator, advocate for students with special needs named ‘Master Teacher’
A Blue Valley School District teacher and advocate for special education students has been named a Kansas Master Teacher. An intensive resource teacher at Stanley Elementary, Bre McGranahan is one of seven Kansas educators given the honored this year. It is awarded annually by Emporia State University to recognize excellence in education.
Lenexa hotel and Denny’s need big repairs before Johnson County can convert them to homeless shelter
The La Quinta hotel and an adjacent Denny’s restaurant being considered as a homeless shelter and service center may come with substantial repair costs before the site can be usable, according to county documents and communications related to the project. Here’s what we know about the project so far....
Luxurious 4-Bedroom Home in Olathe Sells for $950K
A charming 1.5-story house near Olathe, Kansas, located at 21240 W 106th St, recently changed hands on Feb 28. The last known listed price for this exquisite property was $950,000. Boasting 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, this spacious home spans 3653 square feet and sits on an impressive lot size of 2.80 acres.
😋 Post readers pick most kid-friendly places to eat in JoCo
This week’s installment of “5 to Try” is for the youngest Johnson Countians — and their parents. Everyone wants a night out every once in a while, and cooking for three to five people can get tiresome. But sometimes sitting down for a meal out of the house is tricky when you’re trying to bring the family along.
MNU Community Grieves Over Loss of Respected Professor and Alumnus, Neil Friesland
MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU) is mourning the loss of Professor Neil Friesland, who died on February 29, 2024, after a short illness. Friesland, a 1992 alumnus, was a respected figure at MNU, having joined the university as a freshman in 1987.
Following state law, Johnson County destroys 2020 ballots sheriff wanted kept
The ballots from past years that Johnson County had been preserving at the request of Sheriff Calvin Hayden were ultimately shredded by county election officials, who noted that their destruction is required by state law. Ballots from as far back as 2019 were long a point of contention between Hayden...
Insights into Property Valuations and Online Appeals for Johnson County Residents
The JoCo On the Go podcast's 164th episode discussed the Notices of Appraised Valuation for Johnson County residential property owners. The podcast featured Johnson County Appraiser Beau Boisvert, who discussed current market trends and property valuation processes. The episode also introduced a new online appeals portal on the County Appraiser’s website.
Edgerton Residents: Participate in Water Pipe Survey and Earn $20 Utility Bill Credit
The City of Edgerton is offering a $20 credit on May utility bills for residents who participate in a lead service line inventory survey. This is part of the EPA's nationwide effort to remove lead from drinking water. The city needs help from residents to identify the material of their water pipes.
Local Alert: 139th Street Closure at U.S. 69 for Bridge Construction Begins March 4
Starting at 9 a.m. on March 4, 139th Street at U.S. 69 will be closed in both directions for northbound bridge construction and 139th Street reconstruction. This closure is part of the 69 Express project, with detours clearly marked. The lanes are set to reopen in June.
The coldest February in Miami County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Fire closed popular Johnson County restaurant over a year ago. It’s finally reopening soon
Here’s when this taco, burger and custard restaurant plans to reopen.
Controlled methane flares at Johnson County landfill prompt 911 calls to Shawnee
Correction: The Archaea Energy plant at the Johnson County landfill produces renewable natural gas. An earlier version of this story inaccurately referred to it as a methane plant. The city of Shawnee wants people to know that if they’re seeing fire coming from the Johnson County landfill, they shouldn’t be...
Johnson County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 172 Incidents and 18 Crime Stories
Johnson County Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report: 172 Incidents and 18 Crime Stories. During the last week, Johnson County reported a total of 172 crime cases. The most common crime was arrests, with 47 cases, followed by theft with 30 cases, and suspicious situations with 27 cases. Assault and disturbances were also significant, with 24 and 21 cases respectively. Lesser reported crimes included other miscellaneous crimes with 9 cases, vandalism with 6 cases, trespassing with 5 cases, arson with 2 cases, and a single case of burglary. The high number of arrests indicates an active response from law enforcement, while the variety of crimes suggests a wide range of issues being faced in the place. The relatively low number of severe crimes such as arson and burglary is a positive sign, although the high number of thefts and assaults is a cause for concern. Overall, the data indicates a need for continued vigilance and proactive measures in Johnson County to ensure public safety.
Reservation for One: Rakar Dumpling House
If Kansas City is a town that can appreciate the joy of eating barbecue inside of a gas station, then surely, we can celebrate the desire to dine on dumplings and other Chinese dishes inside an Asian furniture store. Rakar Dumpling House opened last spring inside a remodeled Winstead’s located...
Man admits role in crash that killed Kansas grandmother
JOHNSON COUNTY —A man accused in a deadly Kansas crash has entered a plea in the case. On Jan. 16, Alexander G. Kohrs, 25, pleaded guilty to reckless second degree murder in the October 2022 automobile crash that killed 62-year-old Karla O'Malley, according to the Johnson County District Attorney's office.