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Sporting KC opens 2014-15 CCL with 1-1 road result at Real Esteli

Posted on Aug. 20th, 2014

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Sporting Kansas City recorded a 1-1 road result against Real Esteli FC on Tuesday night in their opening game of the 2014-15 CONCACAF...
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Public Policy Polling: Third party candidates Greg Orman, Keen Umbehr show momentum in Kansas races

Posted on Aug. 19th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- If today's poll from the Public Policy Polling outlet is a great indicator of this November's races in Kansas, two third party candidates could each play a major role in the...
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Johnson County Emergency Medical Services System introduces new trauma protocol for athletes

Posted on Aug. 18th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- Today, Johnson County EMS System Medical Director Dr. Ryan Jacobsen announced the County’s new trauma protocol for athletes.

The new protocol is aimed at...
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MNU Cross Country Track & Field to Compete in 2015-2016

Posted on Aug. 18th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- MNU Director of Athletics Kevin Steele announced today that he has hired Nate Wiens as its new head Cross Country and Track & Field coach. Wiens is an MNU grad and spent last year...
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Kyle Hultgren reaches Eagle Scout

Posted on Aug. 18th, 2014

Kyle Hultgren, member of Scout Troup 888, has recently completed all the requirements need to reach the rank of Eagle Scout.

Kyle is the son of Kevin and Marlo Hultgren, and is currently a...
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Art of Great Communication Workshop Nov. 7

Posted on Aug. 18th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- Refine your personal communication skills at The Art of Great Communication, a half-day workshop for professionals from all industries Nov. 7, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Olathe...
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BCI Launches New Animal Care Training Website

Posted on Aug. 18th, 2014

MANHATTAN, Kan. - If you’ve been to the Animal Care Training website lately, you’ll notice it has a new look.

Animal Care Training (ACT), an online training program hosted by...
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Sporting KC tops Toronto FC 4-1, moves into Supporters' Shield lead

Posted on Aug. 17th, 2014

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KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Sporting Kansas City moved back atop the Supporters' Shield standings and extended their Eastern Conference lead to five...
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Eastern Conference contenders set for showdown at Sporting Park

Posted on Aug. 16th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Atop the East, Sporting Kansas City hosts third place Toronto FC at 7:30 p.m. CT on Saturday at Sporting Park in a clash of Eastern Conference contenders. 

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Gardner Bruins 12 year old AA Baseball Tryouts

Posted on Aug. 16th, 2014

The Gardner Bruins will have a tryout this Sunday August 17 from 2 to 4pm at Celebration Park Field 5.

The Bruins will be competing this season in the 12AA division. For any more details...
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Bomb threat reported at Johnson County Courthouse

Posted on Aug. 15th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ---- The Johnson County Sheriff's Office responded to a bomb threat Friday morning at the Johnson County Courthouse.

Authorities say a bomb threat was called into the...
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Public invited to help map the future of Johnson County’s park and recreational resources at strategic planning open houses

Posted on Aug. 15th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. ---- The public will have opportunities to assist with the development of a new strategic plan for the Johnson County Park and Recreation District at four open houses scheduled for...
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Safe Kids Johnson County to host Skateboard Safety Awareness event

Posted on Aug. 15th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. ----- On Saturday, August 23, 2014 the Pilot Clubs of Lenexa and Shawnee Mission and Safe Kids Johnson County are partnering to offer a sport safety and skateboarder helmet awareness...
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More Than 5,000 Students Later, K-State’s Burton to Give One ‘Last Lecture’

Posted on Aug. 15th, 2014

MANHATTAN, Kan. – From “Production Economics” to “Rural Banking,” for 30 years Bob Burton has helped shape students’ understanding of economic theory and more. The...
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Boy Scout Troop 88 takes float trip, invites new members to join

Posted on Aug. 15th, 2014

On August 8 -10, 23 boys from Boy Scout Troop 88 in Gardner, attended a canoeing campout in Lebanon, Mo.

On Saturday, the boys enjoyed a 14 mile float on the Niangua River stopping for a...
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Ruel Joyce Series opens fall season at JCCC

Posted on Aug. 15th, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The lineup has been set for the fall season of the Ruel Joyce Recital Series at Johnson County Community College.

The performances, which take place at noon on...
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183rd and Center Signalization Project Nears Completion

Posted on Aug. 15th, 2014

The 183rd Street and Center Street signalization project is nearing completion. The traffic signals, which are currently flashing, will be activated and fully operational at 10:00 AM on Friday August...
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JOHNSON COUNTY TRAFFIC NOTE: Westbound I-435 to Northbound I-35 Ramp

Posted on Aug. 14th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- On Wednesday evening, August 13, westbound I-435 to northbound I-35 traffic was shifted onto a new temporary shoofly detour ramp, so that crews can begin demolition work on the...
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Johnson County Board approves budget without mill levy increase

Posted on Aug. 14th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has adopted the FY 2015 budget for Johnson County with a constant mill levy of 23.247 mills. Johnson County’s mill...
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VIDEO: Brownback campaign releases first television ad

Posted on Aug. 14th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's re-election campaigned released its first television ad.

Here it is below:
 

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Kansas Libertarian gubernatorial candidate needs $50K in donations to take part in debates

Posted on Aug. 13th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- One gripe third party candidates have each election cycle concerns the stipulations in order for candidates to qualify for debates.

In Kansas, one stipulation is...
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Baker recognized as College of Distinction

Posted on Aug. 13th, 2014

Baldwin City, Kan. — Colleges of Distinction, a guidebook highlighting four-year colleges and universities that are considered “hidden gems,” has recognized Baker University in its...
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Bicyclist Killed in Douglas County

Posted on Aug. 13th, 2014

At about 12:30 this afternoon deputies responded to an injury accident on N 950 road in the 800 block. Upon arrival they found an adult male bicyclist that had been struck by a car. The bicyclist was...
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Infant son killed by drunk driver inspires mom to fight back

Posted on Aug. 13th, 2014

Wanda Stewart thought she was doing everything right, when she pulled twenty yards off the side of the road to feed her three-month-old son in 1981.


A drunk driver slammed into...
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Crosswalk and School Zone Safety Awareness

Posted on Aug. 13th, 2014

With the school year rapidly approaching, the Gardner Police Department wants to take this opportunity to remind everyone to exercise extreme caution at all crosswalks and in all school zones....
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Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural: Roger Hubert – Barn Preservation

Posted on Aug. 13th, 2014

Can a barn be reborn? Today we’ll meet a man who believes strongly that barns are a vital element of our history and that they should be utilized and preserved. His personal journey in barn...
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Community choir to begin rehearsals

Posted on Aug. 12th, 2014

Baldwin City, Kan. — The Baker University Community Choir will begin rehearsing on Thursday, Aug. 28, for the fall season. The weekly rehearsals are from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at McKibbin...
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History Lesson in Packing Plant Closures

Posted on Aug. 12th, 2014

MANHATTAN, Kan. – March 2008, Emporia, Kansas—a Tyson beef plant ceased a majority of its beef processing operations. February 2013, Plainview, Texas—Cargill stopped processing beef...
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Grant allows JCCC to add recycling bins

Posted on Aug. 12th, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Johnson County Community College has received 50 recycling bins as part of a national grant made possible by Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola...
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You Drink. You Drive. You Lose.

Posted on Aug. 12th, 2014

If you or someone you know occasionally drives after drinking alcohol be warned that during the period of August 14th through Labor Day September 1st, there will be additional enforcement of the...
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Yoder to host job fair later this week

Posted on Aug. 12th, 2014

Need a job?

U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder will be hosting a job fair later this week at the Great Mall of the Great Plains in Olathe, Kan.

More information...
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Schmidt: Roofer registration tops 1,000

Posted on Aug. 11th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- More than 1,000 roofing contractors registered to do business in Kansas in the first 14 months of the new Roofing Contractor Registration Act, Kansas Attorney General Derek...
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Bovine Temperament: A Feedlot Focus

Posted on Aug. 11th, 2014

MANHATTAN, Kan. – As a new load of weaned calves enters the feedlot, workers prepare to process the calves upon arrival. Processing would likely include vaccinating these calves to prevent...
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New bicycle guide hits the streets

Posted on Aug. 11th, 2014

Eager to explore all that Kansas has to offer? Want to take an adventure on a beaten path and discover the Sunflower State? Look no further than the 2014-15 Kansas Bicycle Map.

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New Report Shows MNU Adds Nearly $45 Million Annually To Kansas Economy

Posted on Aug. 11th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. – According to a new study, MidAmerica Nazarene University generates $44.6 million in new income each year for the Kansas economy. Based on 2012-2013 data, the economic impact of...
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Kansas State University’s Kun Yan Zhu Honored

Posted on Aug. 11th, 2014

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kun Yan Zhu, a professor of entomology at Kansas State University has been named a Fellow of the Entomological Society of America for 2014. He will be recognized in November...
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Sheriff’s Office to Celebrate National Forensic Science Week with Presentations from Dave and Marla Bernard

Posted on Aug. 11th, 2014

Olathe, Kan – For the second year in a row the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory is celebrating National Forensic Science Week. The week of August 10-16 will be...
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