6 hrs ago
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.
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10 hrs ago
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
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 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.
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
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
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.