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🍝 Post readers pick the best pasta in Johnson County

Viona's in Overland Park led our readers' recommendations for best pasta in Johnson County.

Happy Friday, Johnson County! Avid readers know that means it’s time for “5 to Try,” our weekly series where we ask Post readers for their picks for the best of

Happy Friday, Johnson County! Avid readers know that means it’s time for “5 to Try,” our weekly series where we ask Post readers for their picks for the best of


Decoding your JoCo grocery bill after Kansas’ food sales tax cut

A grocery receipt from Price Chopper in Roeland Park, showing $8.20 in taxes on a $102 bill.

Groceries are slightly cheaper in Kansas following a food sales tax cut that went into effect Jan. 1, but you may still have questions about how much you’re paying. The

Groceries are slightly cheaper in Kansas following a food sales tax cut that went into effect Jan. 1, but you may still have questions about how much you’re paying. The


2 joints with JoCo ties make Food Network’s ’50 States of BBQ’

Joe's Kansas City Z-Man sandwich, an offering that made it on Food Network's "50 States of Barbecue" list

Two beloved KC barbecue spots with Johnson County locations have landed on Food Network’s “50 States of Barbecue” list this year. The television network’s list aims to find “the best

Two beloved KC barbecue spots with Johnson County locations have landed on Food Network’s “50 States of Barbecue” list this year. The television network’s list aims to find “the best


2 south Overland Park road projects getting fed funds in 2023

President Joe Biden signed a $1.7 trillion spending package into law last month — and millions of it are headed to Johnson County. The federal funding includes $14.2 million in

President Joe Biden signed a $1.7 trillion spending package into law last month — and millions of it are headed to Johnson County. The federal funding includes $14.2 million in


Here are 3 ways to celebrate MLK Day in Johnson County

There are a handful of events in Johnson County over the next week aimed at celebrating and honoring the legacy of civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are

There are a handful of events in Johnson County over the next week aimed at celebrating and honoring the legacy of civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are



Johnson County Library’s most borrowed books of 2022 📚

Johnson County Library has released its list of the 10 most checked out books of 2022.

Johnson Countians turned to TikTok and celebrity book clubs to discover which books to get lost in this year. JoCo Library releases its 10 most borrowed books of 2022 Gregg

Johnson Countians turned to TikTok and celebrity book clubs to discover which books to get lost in this year. JoCo Library releases its 10 most borrowed books of 2022 Gregg


Images that defined the news in Johnson County in 2022 📸

2022 was a year of action in Johnson County. Following two years of pandemic-imposed lockdowns and social distancing, many traditional in-person events — including Shawnee’s St. Patrick’s Day parade and

2022 was a year of action in Johnson County. Following two years of pandemic-imposed lockdowns and social distancing, many traditional in-person events — including Shawnee’s St. Patrick’s Day parade and


Here’s a list of Johnson County’s warming centers

Central Resource Library in Overland Park will serve as a warming center.

Snow and bitter cold temperatures are in the forecast for the next few days. That means homeless or housing insecure Johnson Countians may be looking for a place to keep

Snow and bitter cold temperatures are in the forecast for the next few days. That means homeless or housing insecure Johnson Countians may be looking for a place to keep


Advocates say Johnson County needs plan to end homelessness

Local advocates are calling on Johnson County leaders to develop a comprehensive plan to end homelessness in Kansas’ most affluent county. Catch up quick: The Good Faith Network, a group

Local advocates are calling on Johnson County leaders to develop a comprehensive plan to end homelessness in Kansas’ most affluent county. Catch up quick: The Good Faith Network, a group


Our readers pick Johnson County’s best comfort food 🍗🍽

Happy Friday, Johnson County! Thanksgiving is less than a week away, and Johnson Countians are sure to eat some of their favorite comfort foods. That’s why for this week’s “5

Happy Friday, Johnson County! Thanksgiving is less than a week away, and Johnson Countians are sure to eat some of their favorite comfort foods. That’s why for this week’s “5


Republic Services trash pickup delays spanning Johnson County

Trash hauler Republic Services’ failed pickups seen in Lenexa and Prairie Village appear to be widespread across Johnson County. The upshot: Merriam and Shawnee residents say they’ve gone weeks without

Trash hauler Republic Services’ failed pickups seen in Lenexa and Prairie Village appear to be widespread across Johnson County. The upshot: Merriam and Shawnee residents say they’ve gone weeks without



Kansas Republican governor hopeful Derek Schmidt talks key JoCo issues with Post

Kansas Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt is challenging Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly in the upcoming general election on Nov. 8. In a response to the Post’s emailed questions recently, Schmidt

Kansas Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt is challenging Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly in the upcoming general election on Nov. 8. In a response to the Post’s emailed questions recently, Schmidt


Para educator shortages straining Johnson County school districts

Para educators work with students in the USD 232 district in De Soto.

An ongoing shortage of para educators is putting a strain on staff at several Johnson County school districts and impacting students who may need the extra support. Paras typically push

An ongoing shortage of para educators is putting a strain on staff at several Johnson County school districts and impacting students who may need the extra support. Paras typically push