Your daily planner: Wednesday, Sept. 21

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Members of the Shawnee Fire Department drag an armored vehicle across the Herman Laird Park parking lot during the Heroes Pull event this past Sunday. The fire department team placed second overall in the annual competition. Photo credit Evan Johnson.

Putt-putt, Johnson County: Happy Mini-Golf Day on this Wednesday.

Forecast: ⛅ High: 87, Low: 56. The final mini-heat wave of the summer has broken. A slight chance for rain and some thunderstorms possible this afternoon, increasing to 40% this evening. 

Diversions

  • The city of Mission will hold a formal groundbreaking this afternoon at 4:30 p.m. for the new Residence on Rock Creek, a 176-unit apartment complex planned for the site of the former Mission Bowl bowling alley off Johnson Drive. You can RSVP here.
  • Take your pup to the K tonight for “Bark at the Park” as the Royals take on the Minnesota Twins at 7:10 p.m. Available tickets start at $10.

Public Agenda

  • The Overland Park City Council’s Finance, Administration and Economic Development Committee meets at 7 p.m. tonight and will get an update on STAR bond funding for the Bluhawk project.

Noteworthy

  • Overland Park native and Emmy winner Jason Sudeikis will return to Kansas City in person this November to host his annual fundraiser Thundergong! at the Uptown Theater. [Kansas City Star]
  • The Lenexa Police Department is one of the first in the country to use new texting technology that sends residents follow-up messages after they call 911 about the status of the response to their emergency. [KMBC]
  • The temperature of 99 degrees on Tuesday was the hottest September day temperature recorded in the Kansas City metro since 2013 and set a record for the hottest Sept. 20 on record in the region, according to the National Weather Service. [NWS Twitter]