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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 $144,900 which is roughly $117/per square foot. More Mission information.

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Friday Sep 12 | Prairie Village Post

Christmas, Mardi Gras and the Fourth of July in September: The sights of Lancer Day 2014

LANCER VILLAGE, KAN.: Hundreds of SM East students marched down Mission Road Friday afternoon as part of the annual Lancer Day festivities, with this year's parade theme being "holidays." Ample photos follow: Led by the color guard and the marching band, the parade stretched from 71st Street to 75th Street along Mission Road.

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Friday Sep 12 | Prairire Village Post

Turkey Creek Trail part of larger system designed to connect the metro with bike access

Foxridge Drive offers a possible path for a Turkey Creek Trail connection because of its wide lanes that could handle a bike path addition. Northeast Johnson County is at a disadvantage when it comes to natural biking and hiking trails.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Flapjack Fundraiser

Come and enjoy a delicious hot cakes stack 8-10 a.m. Sat., Sept. 13 at Applebee's, 6800 Johnson Dr., Mission, Kan.

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Prairie Village Post

Johnson County libraries have deep resources to help all ages as technology spreads

Kinsley Riggs, manager of the Johnson County Library Antioch branch, where iPad help is available along with deep online resources. As thousands of Shawnee Mission school students are getting new iPads or MacBooks, they can turn to the Johnson County Library for a help not only on how to use the new technology but how to tap into a deep resource of online material that can help them in class.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Mission's Turkey Creek Trail grant application in competition;...

The Turkey Creek Trail is completed through Merriam and Overland Park, but is only a line on the map right now in Mission. If you would like to see Mission get grant funding for the design of the proposed Turkey Creek Trail section that would run through the city, you might be able to help make the case that it is a worthy project.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WSAW

Honor Flight Mission 17: Berniece's Story

Eight-six veterans will take part in the Never Forgotten Honor Flight mission 17 Monday, departing from the Central Wisconsin airport. Including the only female veteran Berniece Ward.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Merriam Fire Chief Bob Pape closes long career; department prepares for merger with Overland Park

Next week Bob Pape ends a 38-year career with the Merriam Fire Department, with his last five years as fire chief. "I've done it all," Pape says of all the different positions he has held with the department over those years.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Mission task force will look at community center's operating subsidy

A Mission task force to look at the operation of the Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center is ready to get started after a delay while the 2015 city budget was hammered out. But, the number of people on the task force and how they will be selected was a topic of some discussion by the council Wednesday.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Pitch

Jazz Beat: The Prairie Village Jazz Festival, at Harmon Park

The Prairie Village Jazz Festival 210:30 p.m. Saturday, September 6, at Harmon Park , $5 admission.

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Prairire Village Post

Storms of early Labor Day left neighborhoods without power, did minimal damage

Contract crews were working in Mission late Monday morning to finish work on a downed power line that crossed 57th Street and restore power to a large section of Mission and Roeland Park.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Prairie Village Post

Briarwood Elementary is leading candidate for a school rebuild in the SM East area

Briarwood Elementary and Tomahawk Elementary are the two schools in the SM East footprint being considered for reconstruction, Shawnee Mission superintendent Jim Hinson said Friday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Pitch

The French Market in Prairie Village will be serving crepes on Saturdays

Members of chef Patrick Quillec's family -- including his sister, his niece, and his daughter -- will be manning the crepe grill on Saturdays, beginning next week.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Prairire Village Post

County parks department listening to ideas for future development, programming

Johnson County Parks Director Jill Geller answers questions from Richard Voss at an open house at Antioch Library Tuesday night which was designed to get input about the future of the county parks.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

All Cupcakes, All The Time

Kansas City Cupcake Co. Finally Opens a Storefront in KC

A new cupcake shop opened last month in Kansas City! The owner began by selling at First Fridays with a stand inside of Hello Sailor in West Bottoms and by pre-order only from her home for the past couple of years.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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