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The Salvation Army sets dates for Christmas Assistance applications

Posted on Sep. 29th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- The Salvation Army in the Kansas City metropolitan area will soon be accepting applications for Christmas assistance.

Eligible families and seniors aged 65 and...
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COMMENTARY: The Truth About Education Reform in Kansas

Posted on Sep. 26th, 2014

DE SOTO, KAN. ----- There has been much discussion about the education reform bill passed earlier this year in the legislature and signed into law by the...
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Johnson County Sheriff's prescription drug take-back day to be held September 27

Posted on Sep. 26th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. – Do you have old medicine in your home? Want to get rid of it? The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Price Chopper and Hen House Markets have just the place for...
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New Director of Johnson County Mental Health Center appointed

Posted on Sep. 26th, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. ----- Today the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners acting as the Johnson County Mental Health Center (MHC) governing board approved the appointment of Tim DeWeese as the...
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8th Annual Sunflower Artfest this weekend in De Soto, Kansas

Posted on Sep. 25th, 2014

SUNFLOWER ARTFEST
8th Annual Fine Arts Show
Presented by the De Soto Arts Council

The Barn, 9200 Kill Creek Road, De Soto, Kansas
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Consumer Alert: Attorney General, Better Business Bureau warn of consumer scams with foreign ties

Posted on Sep. 24th, 2014

TOPEKA, KAN. -----  Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today warned consumers that an online company selling machinery is fraudulent and attempting to trick consumers into wiring money...
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USAID awards Kansas State University $50 million grant to establish Feed the Future Innovation Lab

Posted on Sep. 24th, 2014

DE SOTO, KAN — The U.S. Agency for International Development today awarded Kansas State University a $50 million grant to establish a Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Sustainable...
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De Soto, Mill Valley students named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship Program

Posted on Sep. 24th, 2014

DE SOTO, KAN. ----- Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These...
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De Soto City Council adopts new economic incentive policies

Posted on Sep. 24th, 2014

The De Soto City Council, at their August 21, 2014 regular meeting, adopted an ordinance amending Chapter I of the City Code to include a new Article 13 relating to the City’s...
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Sporting KC wins second straight CCL match with 3-0 victory over Nicaragua's Real Esteli FC

Posted on Sep. 24th, 2014

KANSAS CITY, KAN. ----- Sporting Kansas City holds a three-point lead in Group 2 of the 2014/15 CONCACAF Champions League after a 3-0 victory over Real Esteli on Tuesday at Sporting...
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Man arrested after shooting at Johnson County Sheriff's Deputy

Posted on Sep. 22nd, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. ----- Shortly after midnight on Monday, deputies responded to the area of 191st Street and State Line Road to the report of a construction theft in progress.

Upon arrival the...
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Johnson County 4-H now enrolling new members

Posted on Sep. 22nd, 2014

OLATHE, KAN. —Did you know that 4-H, the nation’s largest youth development and empowerment organization, cultivates confident kids who tackle the issues that matter most in their...
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DE SOTO TRAFFIC ALERT: K-10 Multi-Bridge Repair Project to Begin in Johnson County

Posted on Sep. 22nd, 2014

DE SOTO, KAN. ----- On Monday-Tuesday, September 29-30, crews will be staging equipment along the highway right of way. Beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 1, westbound K-10 over the...
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