Shawnee & Lenexa

Shawnee & Lenexa

Lenexa library branch takes driving through to a new level

Johnson County commissioners gave the go-ahead last week to include a kiosk at the new branch that would maximize the drive-through experience by allowing patrons to pick up items, as well as drop them off. The free-standing kiosk would be staffed during library hours and would be the first of its kind in Johnson County,

Shawnee & Lenexa

Recent improvements put new wonder in Wonderscope

New flooring in the main hall, exhibit rooms and the large exhibit space in the back of the museum was made possible by a $65,000 grant received earlier this year from the Sunderland Foundation. Other recent improvements include painting the interior of the museum, a thorough cleaning of exhibit rooms, adding new features to several exhibits and opening a farm-to-market exhibit in April.

Shawnee & Lenexa

Shawnee OKs change in council selections

Rather than allowing an appointee to fill whatever is left of the four-year term, the new rule calls for voters to elect a new council member either at the soonest fall election or in a special election. An appointee would fill the spot only until that election. That could cut months off the time an appointee would serve.

Videos

Royals' Billy Burns discusses walk-off sacrifice fly

Royals outfielder Billy Burns recorded a walk-off sac-fly on Tuesday in a 4-3 victory over the Twins. Kansas City improved to 80-77 this season.
Rustin Dodd The Kansas City Star
Royals' Billy Burns discusses walk-off sacrifice fly 1:15

Royals' Billy Burns discusses walk-off sacrifice fly

Bill Snyder weekly news conference, Part 1 10:34

Bill Snyder weekly news conference, Part 1

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman takes Royals batting practice 2:27

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman takes Royals batting practice

YouthBuild KCK works on a tiny duplex on wheels 2:01

YouthBuild KCK works on a tiny duplex on wheels