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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 $155,000. More Mission information.

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Friday Jul 11 | Examiner.com

Art show benefiting Eagle Valley Raptor Center begins this weekend

The Wild Winged Raptor Art Show begins at the Buffalo River Art Gallery in the English Landing at Parkville, Mo.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Scoop

Even the Bad Houses are gone

"They don't even have the bad housing they had before", Christchurch City Missioner, Michael Gorman says of the people who had lived in inner-city houses destroyed as a result of Christchurch's earthquakes.

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Prairie Village Post

Roeland Park, Mission, Fairway share open land at Johnson and Roe; planning for development

The northeast corner of Johnson Drive and Roe, with Shawnee Mission Parkway in the background, is the last corner with no development plans.

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The New Zealand Herald

Project supports low-income families trapped by barriers

A novel project aimed at giving 100 low-income families a public voice has found that almost all of them want to work - but face barriers that need to be overcome.

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KCTV5

Businesses along Johnson Dr. getting by, despite construction

Drivers who use the stretch of Johnson Drive that runs from the west edge of Lamar Avenue to the west edge of Nall Avenue had to put up with dozens of cones for months on the south side.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Mission development deals on Martway, Johnson move toward council approval

Two development projects in Mission appear to be on track for city council approval after being vetted by the same council members in a committee session last week.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Google opens Fiber sign up period for Roeland Park, Westwood, Westwood Hills and Mission Woods

Google today opened a sign up period for Fiber service in the cities of Roeland Park, Westwood, Westwood Hills and Mission Woods.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Barn Players Present a Special Musical Benefit Closer Than Ever, 8/15-17

For its 59th consecutive season the Barn Players, the city's largest, oldest and most renowned community theatre, will present a summer musical as a special fund-raising benefit for its season productions, Barn Junior and Barn Kids activities and for various operational needs.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Theater in the Park celebrates July 4 with 'Honk!' opening

Acceptance, tolerance, and inclusion are just some of the buzz words people hear every day but they are sometimes a difficult concept to teach to children, but through stories like "The Ugly Duckling" such ideas can take root in children.

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Great Bend Tribune

Hoisington principal named to Kansas efficiency group

Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed Hoisington High School Principal Meg Wilson to the Student Performance and Efficiency Commission.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Board gives Shawnee Mission Superintendent Jim Hinson raise and contract extension

Shawnee Mission School District Superintendent Jim Hinson completed his first year on the job Tuesday and the school board extended his contract and gave him a raise.

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Prairie Village Post

Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Your view of the verdict in the Hobby Lobby case

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that family-owned companies should not be mandated to pay for employees' contraception under the Affordable Care Act, saying such a mandate would violate their religious freedom protections.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Fairway Planning Commission tells Highlands mom to hold off on installing Little Free Library

Highlands teacher Mike Torkelson volunteered to build the Little Free Library for the Margolins when they said they wanted to promote literacy in their Fairway neighborhood.

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Prairire Village Post

New Starbucks scheduled to take old Taco Bell building on Johnson Drive in Mission

A new Starbucks Coffee is being planned for the old Taco Bell building on Johnson Drive.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Prairie Village Post

New Mission Police Chief Ben Hadley puts community connections at top of his goals

If you live in Mission and haven't yet met the city's new police chief, Ben Hadley, the odds are you will sometime soon - and that's not a bad thing.

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Prairie Village Post

Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: Your thoughts on direction of SMSD ...

Tomorrow marks one year since Shawnee Mission Superintendent Jim Hinson started his job as the top official in the school district - and it's been an action-packed 12 months.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Roeland Park budget gets first community feedback; no tax rate increase proposed

A budget forum this week in Roeland Park turned out many fewer people than showed up for similar community discussions a year ago.

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Prairire Village Post

Stark differences emerge between incumbent Clayton, challenger Flood in candidate forum

Once again Thursday night voters heard from two Republican candidates who take widely different approaches to issues facing Kansas.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Mass Transit

KS: New Route to Connect KCK Neighborhoods

The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority and Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Ks.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas City suburb bans 9-year-old's free library

Spencer Collins' "Little Free Library" - a little blue box on red stilts - is part of a worldwide movement to promote reading through the free exchange of books.

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