<![CDATA[Shawnee & Lenexa News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/ 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 Shawnee & Lenexa 60 Business notes: Shawnee senior living facility sold http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article17041148.html#storylink=rss Granite Investment Group purchased the 48-unit Shawnee Heartland Assisted Living facility.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:05:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article17041148.html
Shawnee mayoral race has a familiar ring http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article17034560.html#storylink=rss Principal issues have figured in city elections before.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:59:11 CDT

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Development, revenue, roads get attention in Shawnee City Council races http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article17034290.html#storylink=rss Bringing development and a healthy revenue stream to Shawnee are two issues that have weighed upon the minds of the candidates for the City Council in Ward 1.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:57:39 CDT

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Lake Quivira mayoral race runs at low volume http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article17032232.html#storylink=rss Michael Olson, Leon Rieke vie for the post. The two men, who have both served on the City Council, are vying to succeed Wayne Hidalgo.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:42:06 CDT

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De Soto school candidates seek to ease discord, deal with growth http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article17029190.html#storylink=rss More than 350 people turned out at a recent school board meeting to air their concerns over the direction that the district has taken and over the events leading up to the resignation of two administrators.

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:22:10 CDT

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Fizzled Shawnee Landing project won’t halt sewer construction http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article16221863.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:17:45 CDT

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Residents, officers mingle over coffee http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article16220210.html#storylink=rss The Lenexa Police Department is working to get to know the residents it serves — one cup of coffee at a time.

 

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:00:52 CDT

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De Soto departures bring calls for action http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article13244717.html#storylink=rss Speakers at a packed board meeting attribute the resignation of Doug Sumner and Jessica Dain to rudeness from board member Scott Hancock. Sumner is the district’s superintendent, while Dain is director of teaching and learning.

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:11:59 CDT

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A ‘nice neighborhood sports bar’ opens in Lenexa http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article15055376.html#storylink=rss Saints Pub + Patio has opened a second Lenexa location and rolled out a new menu for all of the area locations. Gigi’s Cupcakes new prototype rolled out recently in Blue Springs with another opening in Mission in April.

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:34:51 CDT

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De Soto departures bring calls for action http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article13237853.html#storylink=rss Speakers at a packed board meeting attribute the resignation of Doug Sumner and Jessica Dain to rudeness from board member Scott Hancock. Sumner is the district’s superintendent, while Dain is director of teaching and learning.

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 17:48:40 CDT

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Shawnee Landing project fades away http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article13206953.html#storylink=rss Developers backed out of the plan for a 26-acre, $56.3 million project at the southwest corner of Shawnee Mission Parkway and Maurer Road, citing costs and a challenging development schedule.

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:11:47 CDT

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Economic development, street maintenance lead the priorities list for Shawnee mayoral candidates http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article11087585.html#storylink=rss The primary candidates are council members Michelle Distler, Jeff Vaught and Dan Pflumm and former councilman and commissioner John Segale.

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:22:58 CST

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Olathe school candidates see funding and vision as school district priorities http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article11087426.html#storylink=rss Scott Enge, Joe Beveridge, Robyn Essex and Elizabeth Howerton are running for the Position 7 at-large seat on March 3. The top two vote-getters will meet in the spring general election April 7.

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:20:32 CST

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Award-winning Shawnee Mission West teacher turns classwork on its head http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article9611096.html#storylink=rss Instead of lecturing in class, Laura Brogdon of Shawnee Mission West videotapes her lessons for students to watch at home. Then the homework is completed in class, where students have the ability to work with partners, groups or one-on-one with the teacher.

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Mon, 09 Feb 2015 12:16:58 CST

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Nazareth Sweets brings baklava and other Middle Eastern sweets to Lenexa http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/restaurants/article7771281.html#storylink=rss Nazareth Sweets, a family-owned bakery that opened six months ago in Lenexa, specializes in baklava and other Middle Eastern sweets such as kanafeh, hareeseh and mammoul.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:31:15 CST

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From a robbery widow, a sad perspective http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article7769388.html#storylink=rss Like Becky Bieker, Mary Ellen Grovenburg of Spring Hill lost her husband in an armed robbery at her family’s small business, Mr. G’s Liquor Store in Shawnee. It’s been a difficult road for Grovenburg since the 2010 shooting that killed her husband, Gerry.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:13:46 CST

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Team Drive-Away makes it easy for dealers to get trucks delivered http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article10536701.html#storylink=rss Jim Marmon’s Shawnee company, Team Drive-Away, which serves Class 8 used truck dealers and freight haulers, matches drivers to haul truck cabs from the seller to the end user in the United States and Canada.

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:54:29 CST

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Shawnee business services company merges with Arizona firm http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article7006583.html#storylink=rss Financial terms of the merger between CRMPoint and Tempe-based Precision Professionals were not disclosed. The combined company, to be headquartered in Shawnee at 12616 W. 62nd Terr., will have 30 employees.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 01:00:00 CST

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Wonderscope fun honors Martin Luther King Jr. http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article7768959.html#storylink=rss Approximately 400 children visited the museum Monday for its special activities, which included craft stations, storytelling, drumming and exhibitis.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:10:10 CST

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Shawnee center gets rezoning as fight continues http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article7271909.html#storylink=rss Persistent objections from neighbors about a 55-foot retaining wall planned for the Shawnee Landing shopping center have begun to have an effect on some members of the Shawnee City Council.

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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 21:20:06 CST

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Planning board accepts plan for proposed Shawnee Landing http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article6379383.html#storylink=rss A 55-foot retaining wall, which has been a major concern for nearby residents, is included in the plan, which has faced oppposition for weeks.

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 21:58:17 CST

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Shawnee City Council advances proposed shopping center over neighbors’ objections http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article4863204.html#storylink=rss The council took a major step toward approving $10.9 million in public financing for the Shawnee Landing development on 26 acres at the southwest corner of Shawnee Mission Parkway and Maurer Road, after hearing objections from Bell Road residents on numerous points.

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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:08:41 CST

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Firefighters from Shawnee and Olathe respond quickly in outstate accident http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article4843071.html#storylink=rss After truck driver loses consciousness in Thayer, Kan., his vehicle hits two pickup trucks and a building. Three Johnson County firefighters were just seconds away from the scene as it unfolded.

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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:20:46 CST

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Lawsuit filed to halt sewer project near Bell Road in Shawnee http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article4499103.html#storylink=rss Area residents fear the project will invade their privacy, hurt property values and ruin habitat for wildlife.

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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:05:30 CST

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Lenexa looks westward in developing plans for a new civic center http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article4392627.html#storylink=rss A new complex, with work set to begin early is next year, will be near the intersection of 87th Street Parkway, Penrose Lane and Winchester Street.

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Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:51:22 CST

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Shawnee’s Bell Road residents plan to continue sewer fight http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article4124714.html#storylink=rss The county has approved a sewer line that would run along a wooded creek and was fervently opposed by Bell Road residents. Residents along the creek say they don’t oppose the development itself, but would like the city and county to consider a different route for the sewer line that serves it.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:02:30 CST

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‘Lending machine’ to cut drive to library for Shawnee, Lenexa readers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article4002596.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

A “lending machine” will be built at the site of the future Monticello branch, 22435 W. 66th St., sometime in 2015. The machine will cut miles off the drive to pick up materials at the Shawnee and Lackman branches, which are currently the closest for those residents. The county is also planning significant changes to the Central Resource Library to enlarge the popular MakerSpace

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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:37:38 CST

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Auctioneers team up to help area nonprofits http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article3774499.html#storylink=rss Legacy Auction Professionals LLC of Shawnee provides auction services for nonprofit organizations.

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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:34:48 CST

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Making the world a better place is goal of humanitarian honoree http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article3563360.html#storylink=rss Kevin Tubbesing of Shawnee has a clear goal for his life: He wants to leave the world a little better than he found it.

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Tue, 04 Nov 2014 18:41:32 CST

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Orthodontic lab uses latest technology to meet needs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article3555264.html#storylink=rss Son of dentist gets back to an original interest to found lab making orthodontic appliances, other devices.

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