Our county’s department of Health and Environment won a 2017 Food Recovery Challenge Regional Award by the U.S., Environmental Protection Agency for its local food composting programs, including a partnership program with Shawnee Mission schools... more
Do you like to watch tornados rather than take shelter? Then you may want to attend Johnson County Emergency Management's 2018 National Weather Service/Johnson County Storm Spotter Training on Monday, Jan. 29.
The Johnson County WIC program continues to operate during the federal government shutdown. This includes providing nutritional food benefits, nutrition education, breastfeeding support and referral services to more than 10,000 program... more
On Monday, Jan. 15, Board of County Commission Chairman Ed Eilert received the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award as presented by the Leawood, Olathe and Overland Park chapters of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (... more
The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners has proclaimed Monday, Jan. 15, as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day in Johnson County. The proclamation calls upon citizens to honor his memory by participating in observances that commemorate... more
The 2018 Kansas legislative session began Monday in Topeka, and all eyes are on the statehouse as lawmakers work on the state budget, school finance and other important legislative items this session. If you’re hoping to stay in-the-know this... more