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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 $137,900. More Mission information.

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Tuesday | Prairie Village Post

Judge denies temporary injunction against Mission Chateau, opens door for start of construction

A Johnson County judge last week denied a group of Prairie Village homeowners' request for a temporary injunction that would have prevented the start of construction on the Mission Chateau senior living development on the site of Mission Valley Middle School.

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Tuesday | Prairie Village Post

Tensions over PV Planning Commission appointments continue; council...

Bruised feelings in the community over the outcome of the Mission Chateau proposal have led to controversy over appointments to the Prairie Village Planning Commission.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Right Between the Ears Live at the Mission Theatre, 4/27

MainPAC is ready for the 2014 elections! Are you? You are invited to make a difference in Kansas, to be part of a movement to take back our State from the extremists.

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The Wichita Eagle

In Olathe and elsewhere, more taxing authority won't offset cuts

Kansas City Star columnist Steve Rose praised the school-finance bill because "Johnson County schools finally got more local control," predicting the Shawnee Mission, Olathe and Blue Valley districts will take advantage of how the legislation enables them to raise local property taxes.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Examiner.com

'Follies' brings former performers together to revisit their lives and careers

Musical theater continues to thrive in Kansas City when The Barn Players present Stephen Sondheim's musical, " Follies -- a show about three former Follies stars who return to the theater just prior to its demolition to reflect on their lives--opening Friday, April 18. According to a Barn spokesman, "Follies" represents the largest casts they have ... (more)

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Prairire Village Post

Home values, sale prices on the rise in NEJC cities, report shows

The 2014 revaluation report posted by the Johnson County Appraiser's Office shows that home values and sales are on the rebound in northeast Johnson County after the long recession.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Business Journal

KC's newest luxury apartment complex is under construction

Mission 106, which will include 132 apartments and seven for-rent townhomes, will be located at 106th Street and Mission Road in Leawood, along the southern edge of Mission Farms' five-acre lake.

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Prairie Village Post

Largo Callenbach recognized as Mission 'Citizen of the Year'

Largo Leslie Callenbach has been named Mission's "Citizen of the Year." Outgoing Mayor Laura McConwell made the presentation Wednesday night, surprising Callenbach during the city council meeting.

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Prairie Village Post

Mission welcomes new mayor, council members; McConwell tenure comes to an end

Laura McConwell's 12-year tenure as mayor of Mission came to an end Wednesday night with a standing ovation from the packed council chambers and praise from councilors, citizens and her successor for her accomplishments.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Pitch

Mission Gateway is about to become even less interesting

But like almost everything Valenti has said about the Mission Gateway project , the promise of a unique slate of retail tenants is at odds with reality.

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Great Bend Tribune

Poet laureate magically weaves words

Wyatt Townley, Shawnee Mission, finds poetry in every day life, in trains, in the Kansas wind, and in nature.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

KCTV5

I-15 reopened near Mesquite after protesters prompt closure

Nevada Highway Patrol troopers said a portion of Interstate 15 that was closed Saturday afternoon because of protesters of the recent cattle roundup has reopened.

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KCTV5

Badly abused pit bull given second chance

A pit bull is getting a second chance thanks to a good Samaritan and a rescue organization in Mission, KS.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hays Daily News

Late-night funding fight

A proposal to provide more money for Kansas public schools now has been passed, having been adopted by the House late Sunday evening with 63 affirmative votes, the minimum number needed for passage.

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Prairire Village Post

Mission turns out 26 percent of registered voters for mayor's race; lower in other cities

Politics is local, it is said, but that does not mean most people participate. For instance, just more than 26 percent of registered voters in Mission took the time to vote last week in a mayoral election that offered some decidedly different views on city issues.

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Prairie Village Post

Gateway East document lists Blackfinn Ameripub, Grimaldi's...

A rendering of the Gateway East development viewed from Shawnee Mission Parkway and Roe that's included in the marketing packet.

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Prairie Village Post

Rep. Rooker 'heartsick' over results of education finance bill

"What happened is immoral." That was State Representative Melissa Rooker's summation of the education finance bill that narrowly passed in the Kansas Legislature Sunday night.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Prairie Village Post

'Unkind words' for teachers in Topeka, NEA president says, as due process is removed

Nancy Fritz was in Topeka all weekend - along with hundreds of Kansas teachers - watching the final education bill unfold in the capitol.

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Prairie Village Post

Limited access to Roe hindering tenants for Roeland Park intersection development

Starbucks, Natural Grocers and a restaurant are some of the potential partners who have walked away from locating on the Commerce Bank owned property at the corner of Roe and Johnson Drive.

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The Kansas City Star

At Smallcakes' new Overland Park store, cupcakes go wild

Jeff Martin, Smallcakes founder, is taking his cupcakes and turning them into rich ice cream flavors — Birthday Cake, Caramel Crunch, Red Velvet and more.

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