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What legal weed in Missouri could mean for Johnson County

Johnson Countians shouldn’t expect police checkpoints to pop up at the border once Missouri’s recreational marijuana law goes into effect. Police officers in Johnson County’s biggest cities say they do

Johnson Countians shouldn’t expect police checkpoints to pop up at the border once Missouri’s recreational marijuana law goes into effect. Police officers in Johnson County’s biggest cities say they do


Charges dropped against Konnech CEO, whose election software Johnson County uses

Advance voting

Authorities in Los Angeles County in California have dropped charges against the CEO of a company whose election software is used by Johnson County. Driving the news: Citing “potential bias”

Authorities in Los Angeles County in California have dropped charges against the CEO of a company whose election software is used by Johnson County. Driving the news: Citing “potential bias”



Panasonic breaks ground on old Sunflower Army site, paving way for new EV battery plant in De Soto

Construction on the much-touted Panasonic lithium battery factory officially got underway Wednesday with the groundbreaking at the Sunflower Army ammunition plant near De Soto. With a price tag of $4

Construction on the much-touted Panasonic lithium battery factory officially got underway Wednesday with the groundbreaking at the Sunflower Army ammunition plant near De Soto. With a price tag of $4



Postal officials give assurances over worries about slow mail delivery in Leawood

Despite some reports of disrupted mail service in Leawood and other places across the United States, postal officials say they are committed to making sure mailed ballots in Johnson County

Despite some reports of disrupted mail service in Leawood and other places across the United States, postal officials say they are committed to making sure mailed ballots in Johnson County


Johnson County says more election workers may have had personal data compromised

Johnson County election workers help voters check in.

More Johnson County poll workers than previously thought may have had their Social Security numbers, drivers license numbers or both exposed in the ongoing case involving Konnech, an election management

More Johnson County poll workers than previously thought may have had their Social Security numbers, drivers license numbers or both exposed in the ongoing case involving Konnech, an election management


Here’s your voter primer for 2 Kansas amendments on Nov. 8 ballot

The constitutional work isn’t done yet for Kansas voters. Now that the excitement has died down from the August primary question on abortion, voters are being asked to again consider

The constitutional work isn’t done yet for Kansas voters. Now that the excitement has died down from the August primary question on abortion, voters are being asked to again consider


Quickly get to know the candidates for Johnson County Commission

Six candidates vying for three seats on the Johnson County Commission

There are six candidates vying for three seats on the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners for the upcoming general election. The election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8, but

There are six candidates vying for three seats on the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners for the upcoming general election. The election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8, but


Get to quickly know the Johnson County Commission chair candidates

Two candidates running for Johnson County chair.

Two candidates are vying to become the next chair of the Johnson County Commission and replace the retiring Ed Eilert. The election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8, but early

Two candidates are vying to become the next chair of the Johnson County Commission and replace the retiring Ed Eilert. The election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 8, but early


Johnson County Sheriff clarifies comments made in video about election investigation

Johnson County Sheriff Calvin Hayden has been pressing the county commission to boost deputy pay.

Johnson County Sheriff Calvin Hayden says he does not want private citizens to do anything illegal in service to his ongoing investigation into recent election results in the county. Key

Johnson County Sheriff Calvin Hayden says he does not want private citizens to do anything illegal in service to his ongoing investigation into recent election results in the county. Key



Johnson County sheriff asks for more funding amid staffing crunch

Johnson County Sheriff

The Johnson County manager’s office will reallocate ten full-time employees to the Sheriff’s office for the rest of this year as a temporary measure to address staffing shortages. Driving the

The Johnson County manager’s office will reallocate ten full-time employees to the Sheriff’s office for the rest of this year as a temporary measure to address staffing shortages. Driving the



Judge dismisses lawsuit that questioned 2020 election results in Johnson County

Johnson County election lawsuit

A lawsuit filed by two Olathe residents that asked for preservation of Johnson County’s 2020 election data in order to aid in Sheriff Calvin Hayden’s ongoing investigation into local elections

A lawsuit filed by two Olathe residents that asked for preservation of Johnson County’s 2020 election data in order to aid in Sheriff Calvin Hayden’s ongoing investigation into local elections