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County News

Weather Radio graphic
March 10, 2017

Programming your weather radio

As a part of its severe weather awareness activities, Johnson County's Emergency Management Communication's Department is available to assist residents in programming their weather radios. As the strong storms rolled through the county earlier...

People giving out native plants at Healthy Yards Expo
March 9, 2017

Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo | April 1

If you want to make conscious choices about your lawn and garden care, the Healthy Yards Expo on Saturday, April 1 is just for you! The environmentally-friendly lawn and garden event highlights many simple and easy practices that can be done to...

damage at county's executive airport
March 7, 2017

Severe weather event update

Damage assessments are underway at Johnson County Executive Airport continue after strong storms moved through the county Monday night around 8:30 p.m.  

"The airport reopened to air traffic with limited operations before 9 this morning,"...

Johnson County Executive Airport storm damage
March 7, 2017

Storm damages, shuts down Executive Airport

The Johnson County Executive Airport, located at 151st St. and Pflumm Rd, between Olathe and Overland Park, has been shut down due to multiple hangars and planes damaged in a severe storm on the evening of Monday, March 6. Emergency response...

Fire
March 2, 2017

High fire danger in JoCo

Local fire departments and the National Weather Service are warning residents about high fire danger in eastern Kansas and western Missouri.

Please refrain from any outdoor burning, be sure to fully extinguish cigarette butts and use...

March 1, 2017

Latest issue of The Best Times Magazine hits the streets

Look for the new issue of The Best Times, the county’s publication informing and supporting Johnson County’s 60+ adults. This month’s cover story is about preventing falls, the leading cause of fatal injury and the most common cause of nonfatal...

Park and Rec
March 1, 2017

Park hours change March 1

Summer hours of  5 a.m. to 11 p.m. go into effect March 1 for three Johnson County Park & Recreation District parks. The summer hours will stay in effect through Oct. 31.

District parks impacted by the new hours are:

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