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MLS Cup Trophy coming to Celebrity's in Gardner

Posted on Jul. 30th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN.---Fans of MLS Champion Sporting Kansas City will have the chance to see the MLS Cup at Celebrity's restaurant in Gardner. The event is an effort to collect school supplies for children...
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TRAFFIC SHIFT: Southbound I-435 at 87th Street TRAFFIC ALERT for Wednesday, July 30 in Johnson County

Posted on Jul. 29th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- Southbound I-435 at 87th Street traffic will be shifted from the right side of the bridge to the left side beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30, so crews can complete...
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Tuesday, July 29th at the Johnson County Fair

Posted on Jul. 29th, 2014

Schedule of Events for Tuesday, July 29, 2014





  • 7:00 AM Horses accepted 7:00 - 8:30 a.m. Main Event Arena
  • 8:00 AM Entries...
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State agencies to host export forum

Posted on Jul. 29th, 2014

The Kansas Department of Transportation has partnered with the Kansas Departments of Commerce and Agriculture to host the Kansas Export Forum in late August. The forum will bring together public and...
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New York Times/CBS Poll: Brownback up by double figures

Posted on Jul. 28th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ---- Right now in the Kansas Governor's Race, it's a tale of two polls.

A poll released last week by SurveyUSA indicated that Democratic gubernatorial candidate Paul Davis...
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2014 Olathe Summer Concert Series

Posted on Jul. 28th, 2014

The Olathe Summer Concert Series will take place this Friday at Frontier Park starting at 6:30 pm.

For more information go to http://lastchanceflight.com/the-band/. 


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Poster contest aims to Put the Brakes on Fatalities

Posted on Jul. 28th, 2014

All Kansas kids ages 5 to 13 are encouraged to enter artwork in the 13th annual poster contest for Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day - a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce traffic...
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What's Happening at the Johnson County Fair Today?

Posted on Jul. 28th, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

  • 2:00 PM 4-H Foods Judging 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM School
  • 2:00 PM Dog Show Check-in – Agility Trials & Rally “O”...
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Sporting KC wins fifth straight road match with 2-1 come-from-behind victory at Toronto FC

Posted on Jul. 27th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Sporting Kansas City earned their fifth consecutive road win in improbable fashion on Saturday, coming from behind for a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC at BMO...
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Traevohn Wrench to sign with JUCO team

Posted on Jul. 26th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ---- Former Gardner-Edgerton Trailblazers running back Traevohn Wrench will be signing with a junior college after not qualifying to attend the University of Kansas, The Kansas City...
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Olathe teenager injured in accident

Posted on Jul. 26th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. ---- On July 26th 2014 at 1:30 p.m. officers responded to an injury accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Officers were advised that a pickup truck was idling in the...
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Sporting KC takes four-game road winning streak to Toronto

Posted on Jul. 26th, 2014

SportingKC.com

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- First place Sporting Kansas City (10-5-5) takes on Toronto FC (7-5-5) at 6 p.m. CT on Saturday at BMO Field.

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Kansas State University is Rated the Best Value College in the Midwest According to a National Website

Posted on Jul. 25th, 2014

 
MANHATTAN, KAN — Kansas State University is the highest-rated school from Kansas to make a national website's list of the best value colleges in the Midwest. Great Value...
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Last Day for Fall Youth Soccer Leagues Sign-up

Posted on Jul. 18th, 2014

Recreational Soccer
Gardner Parks and Recreation will offer recreational soccer for kids ages 4 through 16. We will offer 7 games in the fall, with games beginning September 6....
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K-7 / U.S. 169 / 151st Street & I-35 Interchange Pavement Reconstruction Project

Posted on Jul. 25th, 2014

EXPECT DELAYS! 24/7 WEEKEND CLOSURES: Varying closures at the K-7 / U.S. 169 / 151st Street and I-35 interchange will occur for pavement reconstruction work this weekend beginning at 9:00 p.m....
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Crowning of Mr. and Miss Johnson County 4-H kicks off 2014 county fair

Posted on Jul. 25th, 2014

OLATHE, Kans. — Colton Hamilton, 16, and Amanda Harra, 16, were crowned Mr. and Miss 4-H July 24 at the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension 4-H Fashion Revue held at Wheatridge Middle...
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KSN News Poll: Davis 48, Brownback 40, Democrat edges closer to Pat Roberts

Posted on Jul. 24th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Kansas Rep. Paul Davis is leading Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback in another poll from KSN News and Survey USA.

Davis leads 48 percent to 40 percent in the poll, which...
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Olathe Police: Woman sexually assaulted

Posted on Jul. 24th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. ----- On July 24, 2014 at 12:51 a.m. officers were dispatched to the 1700 Block of north Lennox Street in reference to an assault.

Officers contacted a 25-year-old female who...
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JCCC culinary program recognized by global chefs group

Posted on Jul. 24th, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Johnson County Community College’s culinary program has a world-class reputation.

Its quality was affirmed by the World Association of Chefs Societies,...
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Hot dog: Rising temperatures can be dangerous to dog's life

Posted on Jul. 24th, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- The "dog days of summer" are here, but don't let the phrase fool you. This hot time of year can be dangerous for your pup, says a Kansas State University veterinarian.>Full Story

Texting While Driving in Johnson County

Posted on Jul. 23rd, 2014

GARDNER, KAN--- The Kansas Highway Patrol has been conducting a texting enforcement initiative to spot drivers who are violating Kansas Statue 8-15,111 also known as the texting while driving law....
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Kansas Profile – Now That’s Rural Tad Felts – Tad Poll

Posted on Jul. 23rd, 2014

Listen, I hear a Tad Poll. No, not a young frog. I hear a radio program called the Tad Poll which one legendary broadcaster has been doing for decades in rural Kansas. It’s today’s Kansas...
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How Do You Like Your Hot Dog?

Posted on Jul. 23rd, 2014

July 23, 2014 (Tampa, FL) - It's national hot dog day, so Ovations Food Services, a nationally recognized food and beverage service provider who operates in 140 public assembly facilities nationwide,...
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Former employee sentenced for stealing Garmin GPS devices

Posted on Jul. 23rd, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A man who worked for the Garmin Company in Olathe, Kan., has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for stealing boxes of GPS devices from the company, U.S. Attorney...
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Lost livestock discovered by Johnson County Sheriff's Office

Posted on Jul. 22nd, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ---- The Johnson County Sheriff's Office discovered livestock that have been separated from their owner in rural south Johnson County.

Last...
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Advance voting underway in Johnson County for Aug. 5 primary

Posted on Jul. 22nd, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- For the next two weeks, registered voters in Johnson County can cast their ballots in advance of the Aug. 5 primary election, by mail or at one of four sites located throughout...
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MidAmerica Nazarene University chosen to help change demographics of teaching workforce

Posted on Jul. 22nd, 2014

OLATHE, KAN, -- MidAmerica Nazarene University announced that it is one of 10 universities nationwide selected by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education to participate in the...
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Be surprised by the menu at Aug. 22 Harvest Dinner supporting JCCC sustainability students

Posted on Jul. 22nd, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Will it be a rich red tomato salsa? Or roasted fresh-from-the-farm red peppers? Maybe it will be sweet corn or cucumbers or luscious melons.

What’s...
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American Red Cross in need of donors

Posted on Jul. 22nd, 2014

The American Red Cross urgently needs donors to help prevent an emergency blood shortage following the Independence Day holiday. Platelet donors and blood donors of all types, especially those with...
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JOCO Sheriff's Trace News: Turn mower stolen

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

JOCO Trace

The Audrain County, Missouri Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a red, 2007 LasTec, Model 425D zero turn mower with a 96 inch deck...
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Broadway at Baker to feature ‘The Wiz’

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

Baldwin City, Kan. —Broadway at Baker and Music Theatre for Young People will present "The Wiz" at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, July 27, at Rice Auditorium on the Baldwin City campus. Cary Danielson...
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Kansas college pushes self-service registration

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Two years ago, when online registration opened for fall classes at Johnson County Community College, the computer system slowed to a crawl and the telephone lines...
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Injury Accident at Lone Elm Quarry

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

On July 21st 2014 at 7:31 a.m. officers responded to an injury accident involving a pedestrian and a dump truck in the 1600 block of west 151st street.

Upon arrival at the Lone Elm Quarry,...
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Invasive Weed Increasingly Taking Hold in Kansas

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Judging by the number of phone calls he receives, Dallas Peterson is very popular this time of year.

The typical topic is weeds – something Peterson, a Kansas...
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Schmidt: More than 14,000 concealed carry applications in 2014 fiscal year

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

TOPEKA, KAN. ----- The attorney general’s office received more than 14,000 applications for concealed carry licenses in the recently ended 2014 fiscal year, Kansas Attorney General Derek...
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City of Gardner begins recruitment for new police chief

Posted on Jul. 21st, 2014

GARDNER, KAN. ----- The City of Gardner has chosen the management consulting firm of The Mercer Group to complete the recruitment process for the Chief of Police position.

The Mercer Group...
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