Services at Johnson County’s financially troubled mental health center are going to be changing for the 10,000 people who seek help there every year.
Board rejects two proposals to shift some students in the fall.
Most teens wear their seat belts, according to national statistics, but still too many are dying in fatal crashes because they weren’t buckled up.
A Denver-based company supplying hamburger buns, among other things, to area restaurants will soon be opening a Shawnee office, thanks in part to an unusual incentive program that pays companies to locate in Shawnee based on the number and quality of jobs they create.
Demographic report raises issue at board work session.
About 12 percent of the city’s 780 lane miles of streets are ranked in “poor” shape or worse, said City Manager Carol Gonzales.
Eight of Johnson County’s 31 nursing homes were cited for 10 or more deficiencies by state inspectors, according to a survey by a patient advocacy group.
Eighteen students from Shawnee Mission Northwest see the industry up close and personal.
They email. They blog. They attend the meetings, sometimes with a video camera in hand. And often, this band of citizen watchdogs gets things done. These are some of Johnson Countys citizen activists a small but vocal group of people well known to city councils and commissions for their persistence, watchfulness and willingness to delve into the smallest details.
Lindsey Constance is one of 86 math and science teachers in Kansas who have received the award since its inception in 1983.