Cleaning up a water retention pool that is the last remaining structure at the former Kuhlman Diecasting plant will cost the county more than seven times what was originally estimated, county commissioners learned Thursday. Instead of the $50,000 originally estimated, commissioners were told the last important bit of cleanup at...

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Kansas AG accuses pair of forging No Labels petition signatures. What’s JoCo’s connection?

About 22% of signatures collected in Johnson County last year on a petition aimed at declaring No Labels an official political party in Kansas...

Shawnee OKs revised plan to remake downtown strip mall. What’s different this time?

After a previous development plan failed to go anywhere, plans to renovate an aging retail strip mall in downtown Shawnee are moving forward again. On...

U.S. Post Office in Mission among those to be audited for mail delivery delays

The Shawnee Mission Post Office in Mission, Kansas, is one of the three Kansas City-area mail centers being audited for significant delivery delays. On June...

The election filing deadline has passed. Who will be on the ballot in Johnson County?

The primary election filing deadline for candidates passed on Monday in Johnson County. Now, the Post looks to the primary election to see who...

Worried about impacts on learning, Olathe schools consider prohibiting cell phones in class

Olathe Public Schools is considering cracking down on student cell phone use in classrooms and schools starting in the fall. The school board on Thursday...



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⛱ Post readers pick the best patio dining in Johnson County

As hard as it may be to believe after this week’s cold temps, patio season is upon us. With spring finally springing, you might be looking for a good place to enjoy a bite to eat (and some good company) outdoors. Luckily, according to Post readers, Johnson County has plenty...