In what Mayor Mike Boehm described as a “watershed moment,” for Lenexa’s City Center development, the City Council this week approved two special taxing districts to help fund construction of a hotel and conference center.
The Watch DOGS Dads of Great Students puts volunteers in classrooms with the aim of being a positive male influence and an unobtrusive security presence. The national program, part of the Kansas City-based National Center for Fathering, was started in 1998 with the goal of making schools safer but has evolved to include academic support and direct interaction with students, catching on across the country in the process.
A 20-year propsal builds on a 2009 facilities master plan,
When longtime friends Joe Paiva and Bob Morris both found themselves out of work in the geospatial industry, they seized the opportunity to finally act on an idea that had been germinating for more than 20 years. Paiva and Morris created GeoLearn, a Lenexa-based online education company that provides professional development courses for those in the surveying, mapping, GIS and related communities.
A big box retailer is considering opening shop in the Westbrooke Village Shopping Center at 75th Street and Quivira Road, but the plan would cost Shawnee taxpayers $385,000 with no guarantee of a deal.
What started out months ago as a dispute over proper trash can storage has become a re-examination of how Lenexa’s services, programs and administrative policies affect disabled citizens.
It’s not just for Catholics; fish fry dinners attract all comers
Mold treatment and repair work has begun at Shawnee facility.
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.