Four state lawmakers and the chairman of the Kansas State Banking Board say the state’s phase-out of the mortgage registration fee should not be to blame for the proposed Johnson County property tax increase.
A redone Tomahawk plant in Leawood will take years to build and could cost $280 million. If the county goes ahead with it, ratepayers can expect to see their payments double by 2028. However wastewater officials have concluded that rates could double by 2024 if the county continues to send water to Kansas City for treatment.
From lemon-scented espresso to jungle juice-style cocktails made with tropical-flavored rum, this list of iced Crossroads Arts District drinks will keep you cool this First Friday — and all summer long.
Although it’s not as well known as the Eagle Scout honor for boys, the Girl Scouts Gold Award has stiff requirements for leadership and service. And some Johnson County girls are standouts even among these standouts.
Missouri has enacted a new law allowing law enforcement agencies here to forge mutual aid agreements with their Kansas counterparts. If Kansas lawmakers give their blessing, too, agencies across the area could respond or assist each other during “critical incidents” like the recent shooting at the Jewish Community Center.
Although the city administrator recommended that John Snyder’s request be rejected, the council decided he should be allowed to replace a fence that has long stood in the city’s right of way along Mission Road near 119th Street.
The Aug. 4 tournament at the Golf Club at Falcon Lakes in Basehor, Kan., gives Zack McNeil an opportunity to combine two of his passions: golf and awareness about preventing premature birth. He and wife Hilary McNeil gave birth to premature twins more than 3 years ago. The girls are now healthy.