<![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 Hartman’s in Shawnee is ‘hardcore hardware’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article59284068.html#storylink=rss Store is celebrating its 70th year in business

Mike Unterreiner and his wife Lisa Hartman Unterreiner have been running the family-owned business since 1998

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Mill Valley student will chase the ’16 race http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article56685908.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:12:55 CST

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Foes of Vantage project prevail in Shawnee http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article56629053.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:32:05 CST

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A year later, She’s a Pistol is open in new home with beloved community http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article55502255.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:11:53 CST

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‘Genius Hour’ turns learning on its head http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article55405795.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:32:11 CST

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Eight first-year teachers in Johnson County receive Horizon Awards from Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article54363265.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:33:07 CST

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Shawnee approves incentives to help small businesses http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article54355905.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:08:05 CST

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Nursing experience is key to ARJ home infusion business http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article54257840.html#storylink=rss ARJ stands for accountable, reliable joint partnership

Company works with children as young as 2 months through older adults

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Hayward’s Pit Bar-B-Que relocating to Lenexa http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article53134465.html#storylink=rss Hayward’s was founded in Overland Park in 1972; it has been on Antioch Road since 1981

New owners took over two years ago and own the rights to the name and recipes

Hayward’s will close on Jan. 30 and reopen at 12804 Santa Fe Trail Drive in February

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Vantage apartment project to go back to Shawnee council http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article53181160.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:23:40 CST

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Theatre in the Park plans a varied five-show season http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article52934110.html#storylink=rss Adult-themed “Cabaret” will open the lineup, and family favorite “Mary Poppins” will close it

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Cities act to cut noise pollution at train crossings http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article52139640.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Dec 2015 17:26:34 CST

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Academic excellence is on display at Blue Valley Northwest http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/overland-park-leawood/article51498155.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Dec 2015 12:24:48 CST

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Life lived well, even at 108 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article51052775.html#storylink=rss Family of Consuelo Ramirez gathers to celebrate Lenexa woman’s birthday

Mexico native is faithful churchgoer

She and her husband had five sons, four daughters and adopted another son

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Divided Shawnee council sends Vantage project back to planning commission http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article49899140.html#storylink=rss At its meeting Monday, the council took five separate votes

Residents packed the meeting, primarily to voice their opposition

The project would consist of 312 market-rate apartment units in 14 buildings

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Shawnee Mission board OKs agreement with Lenexa for aquatic center http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article49868325.html#storylink=rss The aquatic center would be designed to attract local, state and regional swim meets and other events

Project is planned for Lenexa City Center development

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Even without founder, big hopes lie ahead at Shawnee Community Services http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article48701615.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 Dec 2015 18:13:04 CST

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Shawnee Mission elementary wins ‘Hour of Code’ honor http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article48689590.html#storylink=rss Bluejacket-Flint Elementary School wins $10,000 for a ‘maker space’

Only one school from each state earned the award

Prize comes from ‘Hour of Code,’ an effort to teach young kids the basics of coding

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Shawnee cookware maker Vita Craft says it’s time to shine http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article48664925.html#storylink=rss Vita Craft is little known at home, but well-known in Japan

Pots and pans have been made essentially the same way for 70-plus years

Company is looking for more exposure

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Biz Snapshot: Christmas grows in a Shawnee grove http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article48644320.html#storylink=rss At Midland Holiday Pines, about 500 trees were marked for sale this season

Phillip and Judy Wegman started the tree farm in 2000

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Tue, 08 Dec 2015 14:37:45 CST

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Vantage project upsets Shawnee neighbors http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article47414705.html#storylink=rss Development is proposed on vacant land at Pflumm Road and West 62nd Street

Plans call for 312 apartment units in 14 buildings

Some nearby residents fear the project could be turned into low-income housing

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Say goodbye to the dog hair and dirt at U-Wash Puppy http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article45270747.html#storylink=rss Meredith DeNoon purchased Shawnee business in June

U-Wash Puppy includes eight full-size tubs for owners to bathe their dogs of almost any size

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Veterans Day ceremony offers thanks, looks to challenges ahead http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/article44881128.html#storylink=rss Service members from World War II on were recognized

Among the issues discussed were Benghazi, Guantanamo and military might

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Johnson County County sees progress on Monticello library http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article42716238.html#storylink=rss Commission approves bond funding of up to $1.3 million for initial costs, design work

Recent action will allow library board to begin design process

A library to serve western Shawnee and Lenexa has been talked about for almost a decade

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Shawnee Mission School District begins discussions on therapeutic day school http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/northeast-joco/article41604882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 27 Oct 2015 16:28:12 CDT

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Zarda’s new menu features loaded sandwiches, small-batch burnt ends http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-diversions/article41470725.html#storylink=rss Zarda recently introduced a Limited Reserve menu

Standouts include dry-rubbed ribs, burnt ends and a Hog Wild sandwich

The nearly 40-year-old barbecue company also has a new sauce, Apple Harvest

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At long last, the champ! http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article40971123.html#storylink=rss After years of watching

his wife win, Rudy Lintner claims the big prize

He walks away with the Chili Appreciation Society International award at chili challenge

About 6,000 attended

the Lenexa competition last weekend

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Shawnee set for renovation of council chambers http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/shawnee-lenexa/article40307700.html#storylink=rss The project will be the first major remodeling since about 1989.

Flat-screen monitors will allow the audience to see background materials and PowerPoints.

During the renovation, council meetings will be moved to the city’s Justice Center, 5850 Renner Road.

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