<![CDATA[Olathe & Southwest Joco News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-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 Olathe & Southwest Joco 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com County is host to pickleball tourney this weekend http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article97559432.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:17:07 CDT

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Olathe-based Terracon expands in New York http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article94574197.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 11:40:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article94574197.html Shawnee-based Vita Craft praised by EPA on air pollution settlement http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article93771817.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 15:53:39 CDT

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New Olathe East principal has long-term perspective to lead school into the future http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article93736007.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:04:45 CDT

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Olathe police call on council to raise pay, fill vacancies http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article93734837.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:03:01 CDT

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Rising property values boost Johnson County budget http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article93734212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:00:23 CDT

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Plans for Big Bull Creek Park in southwest Johnson County making headway http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article94544812.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 09:37:16 CDT

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Johnson County looks at moving youths from mental health center http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article93230157.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:15:56 CDT

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Software firm doubles space http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article91090122.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:26:13 CDT

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Olathe public schools honoring three alumni http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article91089377.html#storylink=rss James Kean, Michael Knop and Hugh Speer to be recognized Oct. 4

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Olathe Medical Center doctors and patients to tap into the power of painting at first Paintfest America http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article91011592.html#storylink=rss A national nonprofit is hosting a tour of cancer cities throughout the United States

At each stop, doctors and cancer patients will paint a mural to be displayed in the hospital

Olathe Medical Center says the event will help doctors and patients bond

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Incumbent GOP senator hopes to fend off challenger disappointed in state lawmakers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article90758882.html#storylink=rss Incumbent Greg Smith says tax cuts for LLCs are flawed, but defends tight budgeting

Dinah Sykes contends state tax policy is taking money from schools, road and hospitals

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Two Democrats go after Republican-held Senate seat in mid-Johnson County http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article90758767.html#storylink=rss Michael Czerniewski and Logan Heley face off on August 2

Winner will take on incumbent Sen. Greg Smith or challenger Dinah Sykes

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Kansas closes Olathe day care after caretaker’s dog bites three in a year http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article90428627.html#storylink=rss Kristine Luthi’s home day care in Olathe was closed effective Friday

Her dog was reported to have bitten two children and one adult since September

Luthi can appeal the shutdown

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Find-the-banner contest in Olathe builds knowledge, civic pride http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article89637962.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:13:18 CDT

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For director, “Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat” is a dream come true http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article89629462.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:51:09 CDT

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Johnson County advances museum $500,000 to prepare new exhibits http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article89272712.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 22:47:27 CDT

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Going at full throttle, hoping for the best http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article86900322.html#storylink=rss What’s childhood for? For making mistakes

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Kids ogle owls and ponder pollination at Olathe gardens http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article86866932.html#storylink=rss Volunteers showed off butterflies, bats and bees to teach the importance of pollinators

The free event was held to coincide with National Pollinator Week

Summer campers stared down owls and petted caterpillars

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Couple keeps wheels rolling with Freedom Transportation http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article86865017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:58:23 CDT

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Quilts, blankets cover children in foster care with blessings http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article86863632.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:54:11 CDT

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Evening program gives a new mindset to juvenile justice http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article86850627.html#storylink=rss The Evening Reporting Center is a new program that requires daily after school-attendance at the Millcreek Center in Olathe

It runs only three to six weeks

The goal is to find lower-risk juvenile offenders and give them something to do after school that encourages them to helps them make better choices

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MidAmerica Nazarene University joins partnership to help those with developmental disabilities get college experience http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article85617287.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:16:29 CDT

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Mother finds comfort in baking, writing as son battles illness http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article84532857.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:57:54 CDT

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Olathe school patrons agree to $156 million in bonds http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article82286627.html#storylink=rss Almost three-quarters of voters agreed to the bonds

10th middle school will be built

Bonds require no tax increase

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Sales tax for Johnson County Courthouse construction is placed on November ballot http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article80956592.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 16:16:59 CDT

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Ballots due June 7 in $156 million Olathe school bond election http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article80309582.html#storylink=rss The election is by mail-in ballot, and the election office has sent out 89,260 ballots

As of Friday morning, the office had received and processed 13,445 ballots

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Rev. Adam Hamilton of COR to be honored by JCCC Foundation http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article80161907.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 17:12:13 CDT

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Olathe cellist, 13, prepares for Carnegie Hall http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article80159002.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 17:04:39 CDT

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The J Bar serves elegant culinary mash-ups in an Olathe hotel http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article79653037.html#storylink=rss The J Bar opened in Embassy Suites in January

The bar and restaurant serves food influenced by Korean and Mexican cuisine

Try the cheesesteak egg rolls and the blue masa fried chicken

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