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  1. Mission council rejects name 'Celebration Park' for small park near new apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post

    Mission will be getting a small park later this year when the Welstone at Mission Crossing senior housing project is finished, but a name that had been suggested for the park didn't make the cut. The city council rejected the name "Celebration Park" during a committee discussion Wednesday night.

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  2. Turkey Creek Trail connection through Mission hits dead end in city council committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Prairie Village Post

    The potential for a portion of the Turkey Creek Trail to run through Mission appears unlikely following a city council discussion of the issue Wednesday that generated opposition to the extension from several council members. The city last year was awarded a grant for design and preliminary engineering for the portion of the trail that was designed to go through the northwest corner of Mission.

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  3. Fire rules escalate cost of crisis unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Southland Times

    The City Mission has teamed up with the Christchurch City Council and the Ministry of Building, Innovation and Employment to create three self-contained units by reconfiguring the City Mission's former headquarters in Hereford Street. The build was originally expected to cost about $139,000, but the price has now escalated to $395,000 plus GST after it was discovered reconfiguring the building would require significant work to comply with fire safety requirements.

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  4. Red Seal Reps Misinformed Zoning BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Two representatives from the Red Seal housing development incorrectly informed the Cook County Zoning Board of Appeals that the Mission Brook Sanitary District had approved engineering plans for the 137-home Provenance project slated to take shape at the Mission Hills Country Club golf course.

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  5. Attorneys argue funding formula punishes Shawnee Mission district in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Prairie Village Post

    Attorney Tristan Duncan was also involved in a lawsuit that came out of the organized efforts to prevent Mission Valley from closing. A motion filed by school district attorneys this week argues that Shawnee Mission and other "similarly situated school districts" are not well represented by the coalition of mostly smaller and rural districts seeking to have the equity portion of the Gannon school funding lawsuit reopened.

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  6. Fishermen brave snow and cold at Shawnee Mission Lake for trout openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ArcaMax Publishing

    In the cold? With snow sweeping across Shawnee Mission Lake in Shawnee, Kan.? With the suburban lake mostly covered with ice? "We never thought twice about coming out here ," Rick said as he huddled against a cold wind blowing in his face. "This is a tradition for us.

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  7. Northeast Johnson County morning roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Prairire Village Post

    Turning 105 calls for cake . As noted previously, Mission's Gertrude Stern turned 105 last Friday, a milestone worth noting.

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  8. Letter: Kansas can't afford to leave poor students behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Capital-Journal

    ... of poverty on students. In northeast Kansas, we serve 13,080 students in 13 schools in Topeka, Lawrence, Shawnee Mission, Leavenworth and Kansas City. The proof exists that our model of providing wraparound services or integrated student supports ...

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  9. Survey from Mission, Roeland Park looks for input about development...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Prairie Village Post

    ... parcel in question. The green area to the left of Roe is being developed by Commerce Bank. Roeland Park and Mission have started work on a development plan for the northeast corner of Johnson Drive and Roe Avenue, a vacant piece of ground that lies ...

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  10. Barn Players to Present Avenue Q, 4/17-5/03Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and Kristen Altoro. The production will play April 17th through May 3rd at the Barn Players Theater, 6219 Martway in Mission, Kansas. Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $18.00 and are available on the ...

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  11. BWW Review: Catch Me If You Can a Must Catch at the Barn PlayersRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    A must catch it if you can, Catch It If You Can The Musical! opened on Friday February 27 at the Barn Players in Mission, Kansas. Guy Gardner directs and choreographs the Barn Players production with music direction by James Levy.

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  12. Shawnee Mission restructures high school custodian jobs; current employees required to re-applyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Prairie Village Post

    Some high school custodians in the Shawnee Mission School District may be out of a job after a shuffling of positions and a reclassification of duties had custodians re-applying for positions. The restructuring is not reducing the number of employees in the custodial ranks and is only at the high school level.

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  13. Al Ward: Circleville boys trap pesky bobcatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Capital-Journal

    ... shoot 20 Canada geese and one specklebelly. Carl is going to have it mounted for his environmental class at Shawnee Mission West High School. About 10 a.m., large groups of snow geese were coming off Pomona Lake and going out to feed. They were ...

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  14. War on educators continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... where it started - with one middle school teacher's poor decision to display a sex-education poster in the Shawnee Mission district being dealt with locally. Instead, that incident inspired Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook, R-Shawnee, to seek a state law ...

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  15. Hoisington City Council opposed to electio...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Great Bend Tribune

    ... approved the purchase of a new police vehicle, a Ford Interceptor SUV, for $26,147.00 on state contract from Shawnee Mission Ford. New eyes New security cameras will soon be installed around the municipal complex in an effort to better monitor and ...

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  16. Mission police stats show fewer reported crimes in 2014 compared to previous yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Prairire Village Post

    A year-over-year comparison of the annual crime statistics in Mission shows a drop in most categories, including auto theft and residential burglary. While some categories of serious crime did show increases, they were primarily categories that have low total incidents.

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  17. Northeast Johnson County morning roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Prairire Village Post

    ... told this week that Hobby Lobby has called for the final city inspections. Hobby Lobby currently has stores in both Mission and Shawnee. SM East bowlers earn trip to state . SM East's bowling team took third place in regionals yesterday, earning a ...

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  18. SMSD board seeks to intervene in appeal of Gannon ruling;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Prairie Village Post

    With a unanimous vote Monday, the Shawnee Mission School Board directed its attorneys to file a motion requesting the district be permitted to intervene in a petition asking the Kansas Supreme Court to reopen the equity portion of the Gannon school funding lawsuit. On Jan. 27, Schools for Fair Funding, a group of 48 mostly smaller and rural Kansas school districts, asked the Supreme Court to revisit the decision it rendered last year , charging that the Kansas legislature is not complying with the court's ruling to restore approximately $129 million in funding to Kansas schools.

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  19. Police traffic crackdown focuses on schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KMBC-TV

    ... TEENS ACROSS KANSAS. OFFICERS ARE CRACKING DOWN ON VIOLATIONS AROUND SCHOOLS. PEGGY BREIT IS LIVE AT SHAWNEE MISSION EAST HIGH SCHOOL. HIGH SCHOOLS LIKE THIS ONE, THE FOCUS IS ON KIDS WHO ARE NOT WEARING SEATBELTS OR WHO ARE TEXTING WORLD DRIVING. ...

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  20. Library listening session shows strong support for Cedar Roe branch and its servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Prairie Village Post

    ... planning and the Cedar Roe Library. It starts at 7 p.m. One unique suggestion the library heard Saturday came from Mission resident Michelle Keller: "A phone booth a to place calls in the library." People talking on their cell phones could step into ...

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