October into December can be a challenging time for older adults as they enroll in Medicare. For some, the process can be overwhelming, so to have assistance along the way is always appreciated. Through the help of a Johnson County Extension... more
County leaders and other partners and stakeholders donned hard hats and flipped dirt on a cold and drizzly Thursday. A ground breaking ceremony celebrated the construction of Johnson County’s first-ever medical examiner facility.
Radon is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that can have serious health consequences, including lung cancer, when excess levels are present in your home. On Tuesday, Dec. 18, Johnson County K-State Extension Agent Denise Dias was at the... more
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners will conduct its Dec. 20 meeting offsite in the Olathe City Hall city council chambers, located at 100 E. Santa Fe St., Olathe 66062. The 9:30 a.m. meeting is being relocated due to minor... more
Joseph M. Connor has been appointed by County Manager Penny Postoak Ferguson to serve as assistant county manager. Joe has served as the assistant county administrator at the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas, for nearly... more
Diana Nickel suffered a sudden cardiac arrest while she was in Olathe watching her grandchildren. Her husband, Paul, called 911 and reached Emergency Communications Specialist Ashley Yockey. After gathering information about the location and... more
Beginning this month, child care providers in Kansas applying for or renewing a license are legally required to submit to a comprehensive background check, including fingerprints, for each individual residing, working or regularly volunteering in... more
The Medicare Open Enrollment deadline is almost here. Johnson County residents who still have questions and need some guidance can get free help only a phone call away. Johnson County K-State Research and Extension offers personalized assistance... more