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Post readers pick the best nachos in Johnson County

nachos at Rudy's Tenampa Taqueria

Well, Johnson Countians, we’re just two days away from another big Chiefs playoff game. As we all know, with another game day comes more festivities. Most notably, festivities mean game

Well, Johnson Countians, we’re just two days away from another big Chiefs playoff game. As we all know, with another game day comes more festivities. Most notably, festivities mean game


JoCo taps new coordinator to tackle homelessness

Megan Foreman Johnson County

A new candidate has filled Johnson County’s newly-created housing coordinator position. New housing coordinator Megan Foreman began the role Monday. Her position marks the latest step in the county’s efforts

A new candidate has filled Johnson County’s newly-created housing coordinator position. New housing coordinator Megan Foreman began the role Monday. Her position marks the latest step in the county’s efforts


Leawood’s new fire station coming near old city hall site

Leawood old city hall

A new fire station will soon occupy the grounds of Leawood’s former city hall. After roughly four years in the making, construction will wrap up this year on the station

A new fire station will soon occupy the grounds of Leawood’s former city hall. After roughly four years in the making, construction will wrap up this year on the station


Leawood commission paves way for new senior living facility

Leawood MorningStar

MorningStar Senior Living, a company offering “premier communities” for seniors, is closer to bringing a new residential and memory care facility to Johnson County. At its meeting this week, the

MorningStar Senior Living, a company offering “premier communities” for seniors, is closer to bringing a new residential and memory care facility to Johnson County. At its meeting this week, the


Minnesota appliance store expanding to Leawood

Leawood Warners' Stellian

Home and kitchen appliance company Warners’ Stellian wants to open its first Johnson County store in Leawood. The Leawood Planning Commission on Tuesday approved preliminary plans for a new Warners’

Home and kitchen appliance company Warners’ Stellian wants to open its first Johnson County store in Leawood. The Leawood Planning Commission on Tuesday approved preliminary plans for a new Warners’


Engineering firm HNTB moves to new Overland Park digs

Overland Park HNTB

HNTB Corp., a Kansas City-based engineering and architecture firm, has officially moved its Johnson County office. The company — fully named Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff — moved into its

HNTB Corp., a Kansas City-based engineering and architecture firm, has officially moved its Johnson County office. The company — fully named Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff — moved into its


European Wax Center opening soon in Overland Park

Overland Park European Wax Center

Texas-based cosmetics chain European Wax Center, which specializes in body waxing and hair removal, is on its way to southern Overland Park. The company will open its newest salon at

Texas-based cosmetics chain European Wax Center, which specializes in body waxing and hair removal, is on its way to southern Overland Park. The company will open its newest salon at


The Brass Onion says ‘cheers to 5 years’ in Overland Park

Overland Park Brass Onion

The Brass Onion is celebrating its fifth anniversary in Overland Park. The Prairiefire restaurant serving southern-style comfort food will feature a range of events to commemorate the anniversary this week.

The Brass Onion is celebrating its fifth anniversary in Overland Park. The Prairiefire restaurant serving southern-style comfort food will feature a range of events to commemorate the anniversary this week.


New Horizon preschool opens first Kansas location in Leawood

Leawood New Horizon Academy

Early childhood education center New Horizon Academy recently opened its first Johnson County location in southern Leawood. The center will officially celebrate with a Leawood Chamber of Commerce grand opening

Early childhood education center New Horizon Academy recently opened its first Johnson County location in southern Leawood. The center will officially celebrate with a Leawood Chamber of Commerce grand opening


JoCo expanding mental health training beyond Blue Valley

Frontier Trails Middle

Johnson County will use federal funding to address a growing local concern around mental health challenges in teenagers. At this week’s meeting, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners voted

Johnson County will use federal funding to address a growing local concern around mental health challenges in teenagers. At this week’s meeting, the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners voted


Leawood’s Hallbrook Country Club wants more pickleball

Leawood Hallbrook Country Club

Hallbrook Country Club in Leawood wants to add more pickleball courts and expand its clubhouse footprint. The club at 11220 Overbrook Road, just off State Line Road, has submitted plans

Hallbrook Country Club in Leawood wants to add more pickleball courts and expand its clubhouse footprint. The club at 11220 Overbrook Road, just off State Line Road, has submitted plans


Leawood’s Tomahawk Park getting new playground

Leawood Tomahawk Park

Leawood’s Tomahawk Park will get a revamp this year. The city’s Parks and Recreation will design and install a new playground at 3951 W. 119th St. The department also plans to

Leawood’s Tomahawk Park will get a revamp this year. The city’s Parks and Recreation will design and install a new playground at 3951 W. 119th St. The department also plans to


Leawood turns 75 this year — How the city will celebrate

Leawood 75th anniversary

This year, Leawood will celebrate 75 years as a city. In honor of the anniversary, the city has a number of commemorations in the works for the coming months, including

This year, Leawood will celebrate 75 years as a city. In honor of the anniversary, the city has a number of commemorations in the works for the coming months, including


Nonprofit to count Johnson County homeless population

Homelessness Johnson County

A Johnson County nonprofit is conducting a headcount of homeless people who live in the county next week. During United Community Services of Johnson County’s annual “Point-in-Time” count, which takes

A Johnson County nonprofit is conducting a headcount of homeless people who live in the county next week. During United Community Services of Johnson County’s annual “Point-in-Time” count, which takes


Leawood one of wealthiest cities in U.S., Census data shows

Leawood wealthiest city

Recent census data shows Leawood to be among the wealthiest in the country. The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a report illustrating the wealthiest municipalities in the United States as of 2020.

Recent census data shows Leawood to be among the wealthiest in the country. The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a report illustrating the wealthiest municipalities in the United States as of 2020.