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CORRECTION: Shawnee Mission Park Marina set to reopen this week

Correction: This story has been updated to make clear that the Shawnee Mission Park Marina is reopening Wednesday. The original version erroneously stated that the marina was reopening Tuesday. Greetings, dearest

Correction: This story has been updated to make clear that the Shawnee Mission Park Marina is reopening Wednesday. The original version erroneously stated that the marina was reopening Tuesday. Greetings, dearest


Four more Blue Valley students win National Merit Scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation today announced that four more Blue Valley School District students have won National Merit Scholarships financed by the institutions where the students will attend college.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation today announced that four more Blue Valley School District students have won National Merit Scholarships financed by the institutions where the students will attend college.



JoCo Notes: Evergy proposing 1.95% rate increase for Johnson County customers

Hello newly knighted weekend warriors! It’s Friday, July 7 here in Shawnee Mission. ⛈️ Today’s forecast: Chance for scattered thunderstorms, particularly late this afternoon. High: 83. Low: 66. 🚨 One

Hello newly knighted weekend warriors! It’s Friday, July 7 here in Shawnee Mission. ⛈️ Today’s forecast: Chance for scattered thunderstorms, particularly late this afternoon. High: 83. Low: 66. 🚨 One


Your Money: A key to investing success? Get started early

By David Wentz Investing at a young age can set the stage for long-term financial success. Whether you’re a recent graduate, a teenager with a part-time job, or even a

By David Wentz Investing at a young age can set the stage for long-term financial success. Whether you’re a recent graduate, a teenager with a part-time job, or even a


Know Your Rights: What to do if your child has been hurt by a dog

It’s becoming more and more common these days to find dogs accompanying their owners in public, from the coffee shop or the grocery store to the airport. While most canine

It’s becoming more and more common these days to find dogs accompanying their owners in public, from the coffee shop or the grocery store to the airport. While most canine


Best of Johnson County 2022 winners: Senior living

Today we wrap up announcing the winners in the inaugural Best of Johnson County! Thank you, Shawnee Mission Post and Blue Valley Post readers, for submitting nearly 90,000 votes to

Today we wrap up announcing the winners in the inaugural Best of Johnson County! Thank you, Shawnee Mission Post and Blue Valley Post readers, for submitting nearly 90,000 votes to


Best of Johnson County 2022 Winners: Weddings and events

Folks: We’re getting near the end of the process of announcing the big winners in the inaugural Best of Johnson County. If you missed our previous announcements, you can find

Folks: We’re getting near the end of the process of announcing the big winners in the inaugural Best of Johnson County. If you missed our previous announcements, you can find


Post candidate forums ahead of fall elections begin tonight

Post editor Kyle Palmer moderating a candidate forum.

The Shawnee Mission Post and Blue Valley Post’s series of forums for the candidates running to represent Johnson Countians in this fall’s elections commence tonight. Editor Kyle Palmer will moderate

The Shawnee Mission Post and Blue Valley Post’s series of forums for the candidates running to represent Johnson Countians in this fall’s elections commence tonight. Editor Kyle Palmer will moderate



See who made the cut for the Best of Johnson County final voting round

We had 30,000 nominations poured in for the inaugural Best of Johnson County’s opening round, with residents putting up hundreds of local businesses for recognition in categories from best ice

We had 30,000 nominations poured in for the inaugural Best of Johnson County’s opening round, with residents putting up hundreds of local businesses for recognition in categories from best ice


Your daily planner for Thursday, July 7

Hello everyone! Jay here with a quick look at some of the big items on Thursday’s calendar and a few noteworthy items from around the area. Forecast: 🌤️ High: 95.

Hello everyone! Jay here with a quick look at some of the big items on Thursday’s calendar and a few noteworthy items from around the area. Forecast: 🌤️ High: 95.


National Weather Service issues extreme heat advisory through 11 p.m. Thursday in Johnson County

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued an excessive heat warning for Johnson County through 11 p.m. Thursday. How hot? The NWS is predicting “dangerously hot conditions with

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued an excessive heat warning for Johnson County through 11 p.m. Thursday. How hot? The NWS is predicting “dangerously hot conditions with