Sophie Schneider, who attends Mission Trail Middle School, was named the winner of the NFL Play 60 Super Bowl contest. The announcement was made on “Good Morning America., with Cairo Santos and Dustin Colquitt of the Chiefs on hand to offer congratulations to the young Chiefs fan.
Jonathan Ferrell, a 2017 Kansas Teacher of the Year finalist, has taken everything you think you know about education and turned it upside down. In this science classroom at Briarwood Elementary, innovation is the name of the game,.
Charlotte O’Hara, an ex-Kansas legislator, filed to run against Overland Park Mayor Carl Gerlach. O’Hara says the city uses too many tax breaks for developments, while Gerlach defended the city’s approach to development.
The county accepted a $200,000 federal grant for a study into county policies that could affect racial disparity. The Title II grant will pay for an 18-month comprehensive look at all aspects of the county’s juvenile justice system.
An Olathe woman was placed on probation Tuesday for stealing more than $34,000 from the parent teacher organization of an Overland Park middle school. Christine Glover, 45, was treasurer of the PTO at Pleasant Ridge Middle School in the Blue Valley School District.
A basement fire early Wednesday damaged the ceiling to the bathroom of a single-story Merriam house. The fire was reported about 4 a.m. at the house in the 6000 block of Hemlock Street. No one was injured. (Video courtesy of the Overland Park Fire Department)
Overland Park Fire Department
Basement fire damages Merriam house
NIC's 'Blue Room' is where the company plans for the future with new technology
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