<![CDATA[Shawnee & Lenexa News | 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 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Shawnee council approves first property tax hike in 10 years http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article91897927.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jul 2016 11:00:01 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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Sadly, current events creates niche for security items http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article90435727.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:53:54 CDT

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Lawsuit filed over Best Western project in Lenexa http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article90431597.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 20:19:32 CDT

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Shawnee considers first property tax increase in 10 years http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article89138982.html#storylink=rss It amounts to an average increase in city taxes of about $8.60 per month per home

Any tax hike would take effect Jan. 1, 2017

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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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Three Republicans vie for Kansas House District 39 seat in August primary http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article90755932.html#storylink=rss Owen Donohoe and Shelee Brim face off against incumbent

Incumbent Charles Macheers faults Donohoe for fiscal policies

The winner of the primary will face Angeline Lawson, a Democrat

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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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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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Golf coach earns school district recognition as Volunteer of the Year http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article85619122.html#storylink=rss Nelson was a state champion as part of a two-man team in 1971 at Shawnee Mission East

About half of the Harrisonville golf players wrote letters of recommendation for Nelson

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As odors worsen at landfill in Shawnee, residents and council sound off http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article85003257.html#storylink=rss Waste Management has had a difficult start to operations since buying the facility in 2015

Deffenbaugh Industries was the previous owner of the Johnson County Landfill in Shawnee

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Park officials order 1940s-era Mack House torn down http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article84229787.html#storylink=rss Johnson County Park & Recreation District board votes 7-1 for demolition

1940s-era home would cost $1 million to renovate

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Emphasis on desserts is ‘worth the sugar’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article83741442.html#storylink=rss The Dessertery opened in April at 5428 Roberts St.

It offers a variety of desserts including chocolate waffles for breakfast, blackberry wine cake, coconut cake with a bed of lime curd, beignets, flourless white chocolate cake and more

New Overland Park Westlake Ace Hardware

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Plans for Monticello library in Shawnee reveal modern space http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article83752202.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:52:15 CDT

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Nieman Road revamp gets new attention in Shawnee http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article80972757.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 17:01:19 CDT

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The Device Shop carves out a niche among incubators http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article79653767.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 18:17:06 CDT

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St. Joseph Catholic School students get up to code — with $100,000 award http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article76946912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 10:24:34 CDT

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What to do with mom’s 15,000 yards of fabric? Open a store, of course http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article76717127.html#storylink=rss When she died in March, Barbara Schubert Bartlett of Prairie Village left behind a storage unit of fabric

Now the fabric is being sold cheap — and used for good causes.

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Old Town Lenexa is quaint but how to revitalize it? http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article75427192.html#storylink=rss Residents favor a plan that includes green space for community events, an expanded community center to include space for seniors and reconfigured traffic and parking

Possible uses mentioned for a common area include outdoor movie showings, a food truck zone, pop-up café or pavilion

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Mack House wins demolition delay http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article74446197.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:22:58 CDT

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Drive-thru, MakerSpace among ideas for Monticello branch library in Shawnee http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article73943792.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 11:03:27 CDT

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Students look to make a liver with a 3-D printer, help pandas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article70129967.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 17:22:08 CDT

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Johnson County Museum’s all-electric house to travel to King Louie site http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article70127687.html#storylink=rss The move will take place overnight April 12-13

Travel route includes Lackman Road, Shawnee Mission Parkway and Metcalf Avenue

It will cost just over $267,000 to move the 2,150-square foot home

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Costly pipe repairs put Shawnee in a pinch http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article70046492.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Apr 2016 13:03:33 CDT

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Fire captain honored with VFW gold medal http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article68943242.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 22:53:39 CDT

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Biz Snapshot: Velo + finds its niche with eclectic offerings http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article68942852.html#storylink=rss Shop in Lenexa’s Old Town currently sells bikes and does bicycle repair — with coffee on the side

Roasted coffee beans are sold under the Maps label

Next up for the owner, Vincent Rodriguez? Learning the ins and outs of making chocolate

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Lenexa cuts back on stray cat pickup http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article68942442.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Mar 2016 22:45:51 CDT

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New food hall trend coming to Lenexa http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article67866237.html#storylink=rss Lenexa Public Market plans a mid-2017 opening in Lenexa City Center

It wants such tenants as a coffee roaster, tap room and butcher shop

Locally owned Cacao Restaurante is now open in Prairie Village

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