Johnson County

City celebrates Belgian immigrants with memorial
March 21, 2017
Immigrants brought Shawnee to life more than a century ago. And now, a group of them are being celebrated.
JCCC to host ceremony for 400 soon-to-be citizens
March 8, 2017
About 400 individuals from dozens of countries will become U.S. citizens on March 15, in a naturalization ceremony at Johnson County Community College.
JCCC hosts visiting artist’s presentation
February 15, 2017
Artists Thomas Kiefer and Sean Lyman, will be sitting down with Johnson County Community College art department faculty members during the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art’s “visiting artist’s presentation.”
Jewish Community Center hosts Indoor Triathlon Feb. 26
February 15, 2017
The groundhog has predicted six more weeks of winter, but inside the Jewish Community Center (The J), conditions will be perfect for its Indoor Triathlon.
Shawnee should focus on ‘more,’ says mayor
State of the City address focuses on development; potential for growth
February 15, 2017
At her State of the City address, Mayor Michelle Distler said Shawnee has seen a lot of development over the past year, but the city still holds a lot of potential.
Deepak Chopra to speak at JCCC on discovering your cosmic self
January 24, 2017
Best-selling author Deepak Chopra will speak about his latest book, “You Are the Universe,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Carlsen Center’s Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College.
City holds meeting to discuss Nieman Road projects
January 24, 2017
The city is holding a neighborhood meeting to discuss the impact of the “Nieman Now!” project.
Celebrating old-fashioned fun at Shawnee Town 1929
January 24, 2017
Shawnee Town 1929 is holding a 1920s board game class from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
Johnson County improves access to health and human services
January 24, 2017
Johnson County residents can now access various services using only one phone number.
Walmart opens training academy in Shawnee
January 18, 2017
A Shawnee Walmart recently opened up a training academy for employees.
Turning the next page
Johnson County Library inches closer to constructing new Monticello Library, helps promote higher education in Kansas City metro area
January 18, 2017
A new library for western Shawnee has been in the works for a decade, and at last, the building is set to be constructed this spring.
Serious injury reported in Interstate 435 crash
09:36 a.m., January 5, 2017 Updated 02:22 a.m.
One person was injured in a single vehicle crash on Interstate 435 near Johnson Drive on Thursday morning.
Auf Wiedersehen, Tony
Former Shawnee Mayor, who served from 1978 to 1989, leaves behind a solid legacy
January 4, 2017
Former Shawnee Mayor Tony Soetaert passed away last month from complications due to Parkinson’s disease.
Area culinary schools earn top ranks in Kansas
December 25, 2016
JCCC tops the list for best culinary schools in Kansas.
Johnson County mourns the loss of an icon
December 14, 2016
Former Shawnee City Attorney Marvin Rainey passed away last weekend.

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