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Johnson County adds professional position for development

The Johnson County Commission voted to add a new staff position to coordinate fundraising for the museum exhibits and park activities. The person who becomes the new full-time development director will lead the existing fundraising groups and help them come up with cohesive strategies to support museum and park activities

Shawnee & Lenexa

At Barley’s, it’s not just about the beer

A pioneer of Kansas City’s craft beer scene, Barley’s wooed patrons early on with all sorts of sudsy fun: beer tastings, beer events, beer schools. And to augment the beer experience, Barley’s kitchen whipped up traditional appetizers still available and popular on the current menu

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Shawnee Mission School District to replace Brookwood Elementary School

The Shawnee Mission School Board on Monday unanimously approved the plan to demolish the old Brookwood building, which opened in 1960, and construct a new one on the same site at 3411 W. 103rd St. During the 2017-2018 school year, those students will attend classes at Indian Creek Technical Center at 4401 W. 103rd St. in Overland Park before returning to the brand new school for the 2018-2019 school year.

Videos

NIC's 'Blue Room' is where the company plans for the future with new technology

In the Blue Room at NIC Inc., ways to apply new or existing technology or products to government services are explored. John Herrman's office is full of tech gadgets.
Jill Toyoshiba The Kansas City Star
NIC's 'Blue Room' is where the company plans for the future with new technology 2:31

NIC's 'Blue Room' is where the company plans for the future with new technology

Sights and sounds from Waterfest in Excelsior Springs 1:24

Sights and sounds from Waterfest in Excelsior Springs

National Women's Indoor Tennis Championships draws athletes 65 years old and over to Overland Park 1:40

National Women's Indoor Tennis Championships draws athletes 65 years old and over to Overland Park

Parents behind Kelsey Smith Act react to bill’s rejection in Congress 2:57

Parents behind Kelsey Smith Act react to bill’s rejection in Congress