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When family and pets were safe, what did homeowners rescue?

After the Overland Park blaze at the CityPlace development ignited nearby homes, many had to evacuate. With little time to prepare, what earthly possessions did they grab?

Northeast Joco

New Fairway mayor likely

Fairway’s City Council president, Melanie Hepperly, has filed to run for the city’s top elected spot. As of March 20, Wiley, first elected in 2009, had not filed, and he said he has every intention to keep it that way.

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Homework helpers

Offered at the Lenexa Pointe and the Meadows Apartments in Lenexa, the homework help program serves elementary and middle school students in the Lenexa area.

Personal Finance

Spring cleaning your finances in divorce

There are times when it takes us a little bit longer to realize there are brighter days ahead. Rebuilding your life after a loss or major change, such as divorce, can feel intimidating or overwhelming at first. But it also provides you with the space to build something greater.

 

Videos

Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development

Pauletta Ashby and her son Damian Ashby returned to their Overland Park home Tuesday afternoon near the CityPlace development, only to find everything was burnt and gone. Pauletta recounted how she survived the eight-alarm fire while salvaging few remaining stuffs in the house that are important to her.
Shelly Yang The Kansas City Star
Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development 3:01

Overland Park woman returns to her burnt-out house near CityPlace development

The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire 2:44

The day after Overland Park's eight-alarm fire

Five things to know: The Overland Park apartment fire 1:51

Five things to know: The Overland Park apartment fire

Massive fire in Overland Park 2:21

Massive fire in Overland Park