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From a robbery widow, a sad perspective

Like Becky Bieker, Mary Ellen Grovenburg of Spring Hill lost her husband in an armed robbery at her family’s small business, Mr. G’s Liquor Store in Shawnee. It’s been a difficult road for Grovenburg since the 2010 shooting that killed her husband, Gerry.

County approves $150,000 for King Louie concept plan

The $150,000 allows the county to proceed further with what may be a $22.2 million project. The proposal is for the Overland Park space to be used for the Johnson County Museum, early voting and arts and theater programming from the county Park and Recreation Department.

Former Prairie Village mayor looks to county duties

More than 300 people attended a reception to honor the outgoing Prairie Village mayor for his quarter century of service. Ron Shaffer started his new role as 1st District representative on the County Commission last week.

County approves $150,000 for King Louie concept plan

The $150,000 allows the county to proceed further with what may be a $22.2 million project. The proposal is for the Overland Park space to be used for the Johnson County Museum, early voting and arts and theater programming from the county Park and Recreation Department.

Former Prairie Village mayor looks to county duties

More than 300 people attended a reception to honor the outgoing Prairie Village mayor for his quarter century of service. Ron Shaffer started his new role as 1st District representative on the County Commission last week.
 

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Indoor rock climbing gym set to open in Overland Park

Just a couple of years after opening at 3150 Mercier St. in the Dean’s Downtown Underground, The Cave Bouldering Gym has built up such a strong following that many customers make the trip from Johnson County. Now owner Elsa Bleeker has taken on a partner, Phil Ritterman, to open an Overland Park indoor climbing gym.