<![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 A glimpse of what Meadowbrook park, development will have to offer http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article79525397.html#storylink=rss Groundbreaking marks the start of construction on park, homes, hotel

Park would be largest in northeast Johnson County

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After clashing, Joco park board agrees to $3.8 million center at Meadowbrook Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article78789487.html#storylink=rss Johnson County park board agrees to $8 million in park amenities

Among them: a new clubhouse, a grand pavilion, senior fitness area

Board agreed to replace the country club’s clubhouse

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Thu, 19 May 2016 23:23:14 CDT

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Working to cure cancer in the high school science lab http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article78236337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 21:22:42 CDT

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Benedictine students get the OK to rebrand Roeland Park http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article78130032.html#storylink=rss Benedictine College students submitted winning proposal to lead rebranding efforts

Roeland Park hopes to start the new marketing push in December

Council also agreed to allow residents to keep chickens without special use permit

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Tue, 17 May 2016 15:36:02 CDT

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Another Johnson County city rethinks its ban on pit bulls http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article78066747.html#storylink=rss Prairie Village residents want their city to follow Shawnee’s lead and end its ban on pit bulls

Advocates say banning certain breeds doesn’t prevent dog attacks

A national shift has brought breed-specific bans under attack

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Tue, 17 May 2016 10:51:48 CDT

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What to do with mom’s 15,000 yards of fabric? Open a store, of course http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article76717127.html#storylink=rss When she died in March, Barbara Schubert Bartlett of Prairie Village left behind a storage unit of fabric

Now the fabric is being sold cheap — and used for good causes.

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Tue, 10 May 2016 10:23:32 CDT

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Rocketry team brings elation to St. Agnes Catholic School http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article76587017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 15:54:50 CDT

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Long-debated Mission Chateau project is about to begin in Prairie Village http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article76005297.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 23:26:15 CDT

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Fairway software start-up gets venture capital investment http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75798352.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 11:02:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75798352.html Prairie Village delays construction of sidewalk after neighbors complain http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article75467762.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 20:45:54 CDT

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Roeland Park cries fowl on backyard chicken rules http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article75382842.html#storylink=rss To keep chickens, residents must go before city council.

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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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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:53:24 CDT

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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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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 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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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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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 21:59:20 CDT

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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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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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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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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:07:39 CDT

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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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