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Olathe, Kansas is located in Johnson County. Zip codes in Olathe, KS include 66051, 66063, and 66061. The median home price in Olathe is $219,900. More Olathe information.

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6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

JJ's diner, site of KC gas explosion, to reopen this summer

An upscale Kansas City restaurant leveled last year by a gas explosion that killed one worker and injured several others plans will reopen this summer across the street from its previous site, owners announced Wednesday.


10 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Olathe police seek man who flashed schoolgirl

Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to an 11-year-old girl outside Olathe's Rolling Ridge Elementary School early Wednesday.


22 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

Foster Families to Gather at KVCs Annual Conference

KVC Health Systems, a national child welfare and behavioral healthcare organization headquartered in Olathe, Kan., will host its 16th Annual Resource Family Conference April 25-26 at the Overland Park Marriott in Overland Park, Kan.


Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Journal

Kansas breaks ground on JoCo Gateway interchange project

Gov. Sam Brownback and other Kansas officials broke ground on the $288 million second phase of the Johnson County Gateway highway interchange project.



Murder, mystery, mayhem, merriment collide in 'The 39 Steps'

The zany, madcap comedy mystery based on an Alfred Hitchcock movie of the same name, "The 39 Steps" opens Friday, April 25 at Olathe Civic Theatre Association in Olathe, Kan.


The Kansas City Star

Eleven area entrepreneurs named finalists for Ernst & Young award

When Republican lawmakers passed a bill aimed at cutting income taxes in Missouri by $620 million, they inadvertently eliminated the top income tax bracket and will ultimately end up cutting state revenue by $4.8 billion, Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday.


Mon Apr 21, 2014


Sarah McCoy - Olathe, KS

Sarah Joan Hester McCoy, 82, resident of 946 North Parker Terrace, widow of Frederick Eugene "Gene" McCoy, died Friday, April 18, 2014, in Olathe.


Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Pitch

Bands and sun and beers abounded at Mills Record Company's Record Store Day party

This year, we wanted to focus on capturing Record Store Day around Lawrence and Kansas City.



THE 39 STEPS Comes to Olathe Civic Theatre Association, 4/25-5/11

What happens when four actors play over 150 characters? Hilarity! Come see John Buchan 's THE 39 STEPS at Olathe Civic Theatre Association opening April 25 and running weekends through May 11. Reservations are available at www.olathetheatre.org .


The Wichita Eagle

In Olathe and elsewhere, more taxing authority won't offset cuts

Kansas City Star columnist Steve Rose praised the school-finance bill because "Johnson County schools finally got more local control," predicting the Shawnee Mission, Olathe and Blue Valley districts will take advantage of how the legislation enables them to raise local property taxes.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hot Rod Magazine

Editor's note - Fresh Blood Spills Over

Our February issue generated quite a bit of reader response on a variety of topics, more than would fit on our Letters page.


The Kansas City Star

Freddya s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers plans another Olathe restaurant

Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and unity Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.


The Kansas City Star

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers plans another Olathe restaurant

The chain is taking over the former Back Yard Burgers at 19020 W. 151st Terrace.



Firefighters pull woman from burning Olathe home

Firefighters found the woman on the floor of a back room and pulled her to safety.


Thu Apr 17, 2014


Zoomin Market looks to redefine grocery shopping

The model, based on online ordering and drive-through pickup of goods, opened its doors on April 9 in Olathe, Kan.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Pitch

Kansas City 2020: Part II

On March 27, the longtime chief counsel for the Johnson County Board of Commissioners, Don Jarrett, met with county commissioners in the basement of the county administration building in downtown Olathe.


The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

White supremacist charged with capital murder in Kansas shootings

Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, is seen in an undated booking photo released by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office in Olathe, Kansas.


Sun Apr 13, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Supremacist ID'd as suspect in Kansas attacks

The man accused of killing three people in attacks at Jewish-related sites in a Kansas City suburb on Sunday is a well-known white supremacist who has run for public office on a white power platform and who once the subject of a nationwide manhunt.


Mon Apr 07, 2014


City taps interim public works leader

A veteran city manager and municipal services director will step into the interim public works director role for the City of Ottawa.


Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Gil Rumsey's art sees the painter through illness

Gil Rumsey laughed this week as he held one of three crazy pencil sketches in his hand, knowing that when he was on the edge of death, the ideas emerged from his own chaotic dreams.



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