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Prairie Village News

Another round of petition-signing events is on the horizon in Prairie Village, but this time the effort aims to recall the mayor. Days after Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe found a recall petition against Prairie Village Mayor Eric Mikkelson...
The two tornadoes that touched down in Johnson County Sunday night formed and dissipated before a tornado warning could be issued and sirens set off, county and weather service officials said Tuesday. Johnson Countians woke up Monday to the news...
A new prospective public community center in Prairie Village now has an estimated price tag. Based on cost per square foot, city staff and architects' early estimates show a community center to replace the Paul Henson YMCA near 79th Street...
Phase two of Prairie Village’s Corinth Quarter development is in the works. The site plan for the second phase, which features largely cosmetic upgrades to the buildings at the southwest corner of 83rd Street and Mission Road, was approved by...
A road diet is on its way to a stretch of Nall Avenue in Overland Park and Prairie Village. The Prairie Village City Council on Monday voted 10-0 to approve a $2.8 million construction contract with Grandview, Missouri-based JM Fahey...
Following tense public comments and some back-and-forth between commissioners and the audience, the city of Prairie Village’s zoning code updates are now on hold. The city has been developing proposed changes to its zoning codes to allow higher-density housing in...
A Prairie Village councilmember recently started a nonprofit calling for statewide legalization of recreational cannabis. In March, Councilmember Inga Selders founded the Cannabis Justice Coalition, a nonprofit dedicated to cannabis reform in Kansas. Selders said during a Tuesday morning media event...
Prairie Village is considering imposing a 30-day minimum stay rule on short-term rental properties, a rule that, if adopted, would effectively bar AirBnbs and Vrbos in the city. On Monday, the Prairie Village City Council became the latest Johnson County...
Less than a month after opening their newest restaurant in Leawood, restaurateurs Penny and Doug Mufuka already have plans for another Johnson County eatery. On Thursday, the couple announced plans for a new Thai eatery — dubbed simply “Penny’s” —...
Hazel Wells was, as her family describes, a hostess through and through. Through the 1950s and 1960s, she hosted all kinds of celebratory events — from birthdays and holiday gatherings to baby showers and dinner parties. Along the way, she...
The city of Prairie Village is in the beginning stages of building out its 2025 budget, and there are still plenty of opportunities for the public to get involved. City staff projects to receive higher revenues — particularly with property...
Inclusive play equipment and a recycled “pour-in-place” surfacing is headed to one Prairie Village park. Located at 2900 W. 79th St., Taliaferro Park is next on Prairie Village’s list to see updated inclusive amenities. The park is also getting a...