<![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 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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Olathe City Council authorizes CID for Santa Fe Shopping Center http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article78756817.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 20:04:05 CDT

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Olathe Public Schools names interim superintendent http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article78205717.html#storylink=rss Patricia All is returning to the district as its interim superintendent

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Two Johnson County students are named Presidential Scholars http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article78165617.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 17:05:06 CDT

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KCAC Aviation offers the convenience of charter travel http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article78059192.html#storylink=rss KCAC says it is the largest charter provider in the Kansas City metropolitan area

It has 70 employees at its Olathe site, including 12 mechanics, and an additional 25 at its St. Louis location.

It is a subsidiary of Peterson Manufacturing Co. based in Grandview

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Gardner Edgerton students pick up third place in national engineering challenge http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article77271452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 May 2016 16:08:32 CDT

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Customized nets give hoops a school flair http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article76808142.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 May 2016 16:26:38 CDT

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Crying foul on restrictions, Stone Pillar winery wins reprieve from Olathe http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article76004282.html#storylink=rss Winery complains about Olathe’s restrictions

City council agrees to two-year permit instead of one

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Olathe’s Indian Creek Library to get new home in former Hy-Vee building http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article75605042.html#storylink=rss Library has been closed since March 3 due to flooding

City of Olathe agrees to buy the Hy-Vee building at 135th and Brougham in east Olathe to move the library for $2.7 million.

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Olathe middle school play honors injured classmate http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article74796702.html#storylink=rss Play benefits Children’s Mercy Hospital and honors classmate who was hospitalized there for seven weeks

Prairie Trail students to perform “The 9 Worst Breakups of All Time” on May 12

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Fourth Fridays expanding in Olathe http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article74793727.html#storylink=rss New this year is the addition of themed days

Organizers are increasing partnerships with businesses and organizations

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Olathe Toyota earns Patriot Award http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article74633557.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:30:28 CDT

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Olathe traffic trouble spots are under study http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article74446437.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:25:14 CDT

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Synergy Services picks Arbor Creek Elementary as KC’s kindest school http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article73938887.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:30:01 CDT

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Johnson County voters to be asked to raise sales tax by a quarter cent for courthouse http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article73303182.html#storylink=rss Johnson County Commission moves forward with $201 million courthouse rebuild and autopsy lab

Voters in November will be asked to raise sales tax by quarter cent

The tax hike would bring the sales tax to more than 10 percent in many areas

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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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Garmin Marathon in Olathe gets new course http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article71781107.html#storylink=rss Oz-themed marathon will start and end at Olathe Hotel and Conference Center

Race also has a half marathon, 10K and 1.2 mile fun run

Race is Saturday

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Olathe’s Santa Fe Square revitalization discussed, with help of sales tax http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article71454687.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:38:59 CDT

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‘Food deserts’ to be council priority http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article71407772.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:57:09 CDT

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Johnson County Commission to receive report on public input on new courthouse http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article71407307.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:55:49 CDT

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Olathe superintendent Marlin Berry is headed to Arkansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article70484527.html#storylink=rss He will be leaving to lead Rogers Public Schools in northwest Arkansas

The Olathe school board accepted Berry’s resignation Thursday night

Olathe is the second biggest district in the state and the largest in the Kansas City area

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Olathe schools chief offered Arkansas job http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article70485017.html#storylink=rss Olathe Superintendent Marlin Berry offered the top job near Bentonville, Ark.

Berry has led Olathe schools, the largest district in Johnson County, since 2010

Berry has not announced a decision

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Olathe sign and display company Skyline E3 remakes its own image http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article70005862.html#storylink=rss Company rolled out a rebranding campaign earlier this year

The company will be moving soon to a bigger space in Lenexa, near near I-435 and West 95th Street.

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Olathe North science team heads to D.C. http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article68944072.html#storylink=rss Olathe North team may be the first team from the school district to compete in the National Science Bowl.

Among the challenges: Studying, delegating — and learning how to use the buzzer

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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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Olathe West to open with principal who offers students a healthy dose of respect http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article67597842.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:57:03 CDT

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Three Olathe high schools to have new principals next year http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article67584197.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:23:48 CDT

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School breakfasts get a boost http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article66656832.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 12:46:13 CDT

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Olathe School District to vote on $156 million bond issue http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article66655587.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 Mar 2016 12:39:54 CDT

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