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  1. Morning police chase only briefly enters into NEJC before heading back into KCKRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post

    ... 9 a.m. when a stolen pickup truck rammed an Independence police car that was not occupied. Capt. David Moloy of the Mission Police Department said this morning that the chase, which had come across I-70 and down I-635, entered Mission "for about a ...


  2. Prairie Village bringing back puppy pool dayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post

    ... pool will be open to dogs weighing more than 25 pounds. The pool will be off limits to non-dogs during the event. Mission will be holding its annual Pool Party for Pooches Sept. 8 as well, with sessions from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. ...


  3. Northeast Johnson County morning roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post

    ... and classes. The county originally purchased the building in 2011. Kansas Supreme Court to decide on Shawnee Mission intervention in suit. The Kansas Supreme Court will decide Sept. 21 if Shawnee Mission School District is allowed to intervene in ...


  4. Kansas Supreme Court expedites steps en route to school finance rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Capital-Journal

    ... to allow a Johnson County school district to intervene in a long-running lawsuit over school finance. Shawnee Mission Unified School District 512 first filed a motion to do so earlier this year, based on the idea that an alliance of school districts ...


  5. Another Mission Gateway development plan arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Pitch

    New York developer Tom Valenti has sent Mission officials his latest plan for the long-stalled Mission Gateway project. According to the Prairie Village Post , the development still includes a Walmart store, the chain retailer that Valenti once infamously said would be the "rocket fuel" to propel his project into something more than the barren prairie it is now.


  6. New proposal received from Mission Gateway developer; retail (with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Prairire Village Post

    The latest Gateway design that has been received by the City of Mission. The drawings are from two different perspectives.


  7. City hosts forum on sales tax ballot questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    ... resident, asked the council, "If this fails, what are we looking at? What are our options?" Morrow mentioned that Mission, Kansas used a "driveway tax" to fund their roads that turned out to be unconstitutional, so their city is raising their mill ...


  8. SM East again leads district in ACT scores; Shawnee Mission remains above state and national averagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Prairie Village Post

    SM East students posted a composite ACT score of 25.5 in 2015, up from last year's school score of 25.1. That led all of the district's high schools in 2015. The district has announced the composite for the district in 2015 at 23.8 compared to the Kansas composite of 21.9 and the national composite of 21. The Shawnee Mission district also was higher than state and national performance in all the subject areas of the ACT, including reading, English, math and science reasoning.


  9. Pulse of Northeast Johnson County: What's been most impressive renovation project in NEJC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Prairire Village Post

    Northeast Johnson County's main commercial centers have benefitted from millions of dollars in redevelopment over the past few years, with Prairie Village's Village Shops and Corinth Square and Mission's Johnson Drive all getting significant facelifts. Pulse of northeast Johnson County is PVPost.com's daily conversation starter.


  10. Kenora has rich rowing historyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Chronicle-Journal

    ... Thunder Bay's rowing history dates back to the early 1900s with the construction of a clubhouse located near the Mission Bridge in the west Fort William area and reports of a similar clubhouse being constructed in front of the railway station in ...


  11. After nearly 5 decades, Red Wing Shoes makes a move on Johnson DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Prairie Village Post

    Red Wing now occupies the space at 5807 Johnson Drive, just a block or so west of its longtime home. The move, says manager Carrie Hopkins, came as a way to bring the Mission location up to the company's current standards.


  12. Tim Coppinger, recently busted by the FTC for illegal payday-lending...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Pitch

    The Mission, Kansas, offices of CWB Services were raided by federal agents last September. The owner of that company, Tim Coppinger, was subsequently served with a civil lawsuit from the Federal Trade Commission, accusing him of running an illegal online-payday-lending operation.


  13. Shawnee Mission breaks ground to start construction of new Trailwood Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Prairie Village Post

    Trailwood Elementary Principal Greg Lawrence is joined by students to turn the first dirt at the groundbreaking for the new school. The Shawnee Mission School District broke ground for the new Trailwood Elementary School on 95th Street Wednesday morning, the first of three groundbreaking ceremonies the district will hold over two days this week.


  14. Apparent burglary attempt foiled at Rooker home in Fairway; two juveniles taken into custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Prairire Village Post

    ... taken into custody by Fairway police, one captured in a neighborhood backyard and another fleeing toward Shawnee Mission Parkway, Rooker said. Police from Fairway, Mission, Roeland Park and Westwood responded to the call. Rooker said his wife, ...


  15. Wichita State bolsters legal teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Business Journal

    ... with Wichita State since 1996. Boden comes to Wichita State after spending nearly five years as general counsel for Mission Group Kansas Inc., a private, nonprofit college in Overland Park. Before that, Boden was a partner at Kutak Rock in Wichita. ...


  16. Prairie Village residents encounter burglars trying to break into homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Prairie Village Post

    A woman arrived at her home not far from the intersection of 77th Street and Mission Road to find a white car sitting in her driveway occupied by two black males. As she pulled into the driveway, the white car sped away, driving through her yard to escape.


  17. Paint Can Crusher Comes to Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Kansas City InfoZine

    The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment announces the addition of a paint can crusher at the Household Hazardous Waste site which will allow the County to recycle approximately 1.5 tons of metal paint cans each month. A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new equipment will be Aug. 25 at 9:00 a.m. at the Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 5901 Jim Bills Road, Mission, Kan.


  18. County adopts budget with tax rate increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    ... transportation program. The funds will be used to expand service from Wyandotte County and KU Medical Center to the Mission Transit Center, expand bus service on Metcalf Avenue, and add service for paratransit. The new taxes will also partially fund ...


  19. Wichita Grand Opera to take a Turandota beyond a Mission: ImpossibleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Wichita Eagle

    But that's what "Turandot" does in the Tom Cruise-starring blockbuster, "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation." "Turandot" is Puccini's last and most demanding work, and the Wichita Grand Opera will perform it Friday at Century II and then take it on the road for the company's first foray into Kansas City, on Aug. 30. The opera may be set in ancient China, and it may have been first performed at La Scala in 1926, but society at large is being exposed to "Turandot" this summer as it takes up 15 minutes of an action sequence in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation."


  20. Shawnee Mission enrollment reversing downward trend of previous years from early indicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Prairie Village Post

    Shawnee Mission School Superintendent Jim Hinson interacts with the crowd at the NEJC Chamber luncheon. Photo courtesy of NEJC Chamber.


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