An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for the Kansas City metropolitan area from this afternoon through Wednesday evening. Heat indices in the 100 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit range are expected this weekend through late next week. Low temperatures... more
Johnson County’s Veterans Treatment Court held its first in-person graduation since late 2019 and its first in the new Johnson County Courthouse. Many said it was a welcome departure from online events that were the norm in 2020 and early 2021.... more
On JoCo on the Go, episode #97, hear about the backlog of court cases created by the pandemic. We’ll talk with Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe about the efforts to catch up cases and ensure justice is served. Find out how the... more
The weekly business session of the Johnson County Board of County Commission returns Thursday, July 22, after no meeting on July 15 in accordance to the 2021 BOCC schedule that was adopted at the end of 2020.
Up to $500 will be awarded to applicants with projects that focus on suicide prevention in Johnson County. The number of awards will vary, based on applications. Applications will be considered monthly, reviewed on the second Tuesday of each... more
On Friday, July 16, the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) distributed a letter to school superintendents with guidance on COVID-19 prevention and control for the 2021-2022 school year. JCDHE’s primary goal remains to... more
In consultation with area hospitals’ chief medical officers, on Friday, July 16, the region’s public health departments issued a public health advisory in response to rapidly increasing COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the Kansas City... more
On JoCo on the Go, episode #96, the summer months may be winding down, but there’s still plenty left to do in Johnson County. Hear about the fun-filled activities for you and the family at our Johnson County Park and Recreation District... more