<![CDATA[Northeast Joco News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/ en-us Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:41:10 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:41:10 CDT Northeast Joco 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Shawnee Mission schools bracing for cuts of ‘multiple millions of dollars’ to cover Kansas budget shortfall http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article73968402.html#storylink=rss State lawmakers discussing cuts of 3 to5 percent for K-12 education, meaning millions from SMSD’s budget

Expenses are rising while state looks to cut to cover revenue shortfalls

SMSD looks to add an information and communications technology signature program

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Prairie Village clears path toward Meadowbrook Park reality http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article73883787.html#storylink=rss City Council unanimously approves $19 million in TIF bonds to buy park land

Van Trust Real Estate will sell city 82 acres of former Meadowbrook Golf and Country Club for park

Rest of the 45 acres will go be used for new homes, boutique inn

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Meadowbrook developer agrees to pay for land cleanup in Prairie Village http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article72671637.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:48:24 CDT

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Olathe’s new Unwind — a place to renew over food, drink and retail therapy http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article72666562.html#storylink=rss Olathe’s Unwind Bistro & Boutique opened in late November and has now expanded its hours

It offers lunch and small plates, and a gift boutique. It also hosts “art adventure” classes and special events

Retailer Made in KC and Power Life Yoga plan to open in Corinth Square this week

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:33:51 CDT

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Meadowbrook clubhouse in Prairie Village gets demolition reprieve — for now http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article71427717.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:01:37 CDT

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Residential component of Meadowbrook project moves ahead http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article71454032.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:36:50 CDT

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Shawnee Mission raises money for $70,000 virtual dissection table http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article70055722.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:40:32 CDT

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Meadowbrook site described as ‘very clean’ after environmental review http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article70045507.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:58:48 CDT

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Roeland Park looks to Benedictine students for city rebranding http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article70052187.html#storylink=rss City wants to market itself with new website, social media push and signs

Of 18 marketing proposals, city is moving forward with one from Benedictine MBA students

Effort would cost $3,000 for an intern; the city budgeted $18,500

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Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:24:24 CDT

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Uber-alternative adds mass transit options for getting around http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article70045232.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 12:57:28 CDT

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Meadowbrook clubhouse teardown questioned http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article69364927.html#storylink=rss Johnson County park board voted earlier this month to tear it down

But some officials want to see if it can be saved

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Guilty plea in robbery of Prairie Village credit union http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article69024167.html#storylink=rss Tarone Hollins admitted robbing the CommunityAmerica Credit Union at 7620 State Line Road

He was recognized in surveillance camera photos by multiple people, including his probation officer

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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 13:47:56 CDT

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Spring election guide: For some in Johnson County, it’s time to vote http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article68947387.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:52:50 CDT

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Prairie Village council seats draw focus http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article68946252.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:32:10 CDT

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Questions about development are a big topic in Westwood http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article68946847.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:43:07 CDT

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Mission council candidates putting focus on Gateway project http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article68945762.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:24:46 CDT

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New Shawanoe Elementary is touted as a bridge to the future http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article68944392.html#storylink=rss Dedication for the new building was held Friday

Enrollment has been climbing in recent years

Space for students increases by about 21,000 square feet

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Shawnee Mission schools approves buying Entercom site in Westwood http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article68370762.html#storylink=rss Shawnee Mission School District board approved $1.4 million land purchase Monday night

Purchase was on the board’s consent agenda

Westwood mayor calls purchase ‘change of epic proportions’ for city

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Sixth-graders: Better off in elementary or middle school? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article67682267.html#storylink=rss Shawnee Mission is considering shifting sixth grade from elementary to middle schools

The change, if approved by the board of education, wouldn’t occur before the 2018-19 term

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Prairie Village raises age for buying tobacco to 21 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article67532897.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 13:42:30 CDT

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Road projects in northeast Johnson County spark alerts from cities http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article67590512.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:39:41 CDT

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Tough childhood fuels Nicole Feltz’s tender, giving spirit http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article66206767.html#storylink=rss Nicole Feltz’s experiences in the foster system inspired her to find ways to help

She and her husband have fostered 14 kids so far, and they hold annual fundraisers to help neglected children

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Overland Park’s Simple Science Juices is a convenience store for health nuts http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article64855702.html#storylink=rss The shop sells a dozen cold-pressed juices in a rainbow of flavors

It opened in July in the former Villa Capri space at 81st and Metcalf Avenue

Don’t miss the wild-caught salmon kale salad, cold-brew coffee and paleo “protein balls”

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Prairie Village wonders: Is it time to change trash hauler? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article64862522.html#storylink=rss The city’s contract with Deffenbaugh Industries Inc. has been extended five times since 2002, the last time the contract was bid

Four other haulers have expressed interest in bidding for the contract

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Shawnee Mission schools superintendent: No certainty Kansas schools will open next year http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article64816737.html#storylink=rss School leaders don’t know how to budget for the next year, said Superintendent Jim Hinson

Hinson spoke with Kansas City Star reporters Tuesday morning about Kansas school funding

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Anita’s in Merriam serves Salvadoran pupusas with love http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article61997187.html#storylink=rss Anita’s Cuisine opened in June 2015

The family-owned restaurant serves Salvadoran and Mexican specialties

Try the pupusas, handmade corn tortillas stuffed with cheese, beans and shredded pork

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Revised zone changes get mixed reviews in Prairie Village http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article62043837.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Feb 2016 17:09:36 CST

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Mission council race starts election cycle http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article61998757.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:45:35 CST

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Shawnee Mission district prepares for potential funding losses http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article61997667.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Feb 2016 14:22:32 CST

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Prairie Village looks at raising age for tobacco purchases http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article61059352.html#storylink=rss Several area cities, including Olathe and Kansas City, have already raised the age limit to 21

The goal is to prevent the development of a lifelong habit

Nationwide, 123 cities in eight states have enacted such ordinances

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