In the aftermath of the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory rally last week, some local lawmakers are calling for stricter gun laws. The shooting has reignited urgency on the issue among some Johnson County Democratic officials, but those lawmakers question whether any change is possible in...

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JCCC Updates: On-campus childcare unlocks opportunity for student parents

By Emma Swinney A U.S. Department of Education study on student parents found 80% of prospective students said access to...


‘We love you, Lisa’ — Vigil honors Johnson County woman killed in Super Bowl rally shooting

The larger Kansas City community is mourning the loss of Lisa Lopez-Galvan, the Shawnee mother killed in a shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs...

Chiefs Super Bowl rally shooting shatters metro’s joy. Here’s what we know one day later.

A day after a shooting at the end of the Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl victory rally at Union Station left a Johnson County...

Johnson County weighs options as landfill nears capacity — ‘Alarm bells are ringing’

With visions of higher trash collection fees on the not-too-distant horizon, Johnson County commissioners will look at ways this year to squeeze as much...

PHOTOS: Johnson County shows off its Chiefs Super Bowl spirit

It's a Red Friday, at the end of a very red week, capping off another red Super Bowl-bound season in Kansas City. Schools, businesses and...

2 Johnson County teachers surprised with $25,000 educator prizes

Two Johnson County teachers were surprised Thursday with national educator awards that each come with a $25,000 prize. Blue Valley West social studies teacher Alex...



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🍝 Post readers pick the best pasta in Johnson County

Happy Friday, Johnson County! Avid readers know that means it's time for "5 to Try," our weekly series where we ask Post readers for their picks for the best of what Johnson County has to offer. This week, we’re talking pasta: Spaghetti, lasagna, fettuccine, penne and more. Here are Post readers’ favorite...