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Mission, Kansas is located in Johnson County. Zip codes in Mission, KS include 66205, 66201, and 66202. The median home price in Mission is $142,500 which is roughly $118/per square foot. More Mission information.

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50 min ago | Prairie Village Post

Shawnee Mission MacBook deployment will open up new possibilities in...

Approximately 1,600 SM East students are receiving MacBook Airs this week as part of the first deployment in district history.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Prairire Village Post

Westwood property values, whipsawed by Sprint move, recession, bouncing back

Westwood's budget for 2015 shows positive trends on several fronts, including a six percent increase in the assessed valuation in the city.

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The Pitch

Searching for answers in former Mission Police Chief John Simmons' departure

Last December, the city of Mission and its police chief, John Simmons, "mutually agreed" that he would quit his $102,444-a-year job.

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Prairie Village Post

SM East leads Shawnee Mission district in ACT scores again; SM North shows improvement from last year

ACT score information released this week shows that SM East students continue to perform among the best in the state on the standardized test while SM North students showed improvement from 2013 to 2014.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Barn Players Present Three Special Performances of Closer Than...

For 59th consecutive seasons the Barn Players, the city's largest, oldest and most renowned community theatre," will present a special musical benefit to raise funds for season productions, Barn Junior and Barn Kids activities and for various operational needs, with three special performances of the musical production "CLOSER THAN EVER".

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Mission Local

Mission 3-D Photo Booth Creator at Codame

You'll want to register at the link to make sure you have a space.It's from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 620 Folsom St. Last weekend, Dat and contributor George Lipp were busy making a Lazy Susan for the photo booth.

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Prairie Village Post

Many Shawnee Mission schools open the year with tighter security in place

Belinder Principal Steve Yeoman, new to the school this year, at the upgraded entrance where visitors are monitored and must be buzzed in.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Scoop

Council to fund emergency housing project with City Mission

Christchurch City Council will help fund a collaborative project with Christchurch City Mission and the Government to address emergency housing needs in Canterbury.

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Prairie Village Post

Jose Leon takes over at Roeland Park Public Works Department

Jose Leon is the new Roeland Park Director of Public Works. Leon started in Roeland Park last week, coming from the Overland Park Public Works Department.

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Prairie Village Post

Gas lined snagged at Johnson Drive construction area

A break in a gas line in the Johnson Drive construction zone was handled quickly but did cause some minor and short-lived business evacuations late this morning.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Rhythms of school year click back into place as Shawnee Mission classes begin

Laura Moffett crouched as her daughters - Cate, 6, and Alexandria, 9 - stood in the Prairie Elementary garden, attired in colorful first-day-of school outfits and full backbacks.

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Prairire Village Post

Gateway project marks one-year anniversary of its groundbreaking ceremony

It was one year ago today that the Mission Gateway project held its groundbreaking ceremony on the lot at Johnson Drive and Roe Avenue.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Scoop

Working families under increasing pressure

The Auckland City Mission echoes the concerns raised by the heads of both Blenheim's High Schools, Karen Stewart of Marlborough Girls College and deputy Principal Michael Heath of Marlborough Boys College, on National Radio's Nine to Noon programme on Monday 11th Spetember, that there are increasing numbers of families with working parents whose ... (more)

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Prairie Village Post

Entrance to main Shawnee Mission Post Office only from south during construction

If you are trying to get to the main Shawnee Mission Post Office on Broadmoor in the next couple of weeks, don't come at it from Martway.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Taxpayer-focused perspective on K-12 staffing

School funding may be funneled through government but it really comes from individual taxpayers, so let's look at K-12 staffing from a taxpayer-focused perspective.

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KSTP

Self: Wiggins Wants to be Traded to Minnesota

Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Capital-Journal

40 years later, conviction upheld on teen's killer

More than 40 years after 13-year-old Lizabeth Wilson was last seen alive, walking home from a Prairie Village swimming pool in 1974, her accused killer's conviction has been upheld by the Kansas Supreme Court.

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Examiner.com

Hot air balloon festival in Kansas City this weekend

Friday August 8 through Sunday August 10 the Great Midwest Balloon Festival will be held at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.

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The Pitch

Mission Gateway developer Tom Valenti wants to change his plans again

It was almost year ago that Tom Valenti traveled to Mission from New York to hold a ceremonial groundbreaking at the old Mission Mall site.

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Prairie Village Post

Turkey Creek trail back on Mission City Council agenda for design...

The Mission portion of the Turkey Creek trail, a 10-mile corder that runs across northeast Johnson County and into Wyandotte County, is back on the agenda for the Mission City Council.

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