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Gardner woman headed to Capital Hill

By Alexis | Co-Editor

More than 200 American Diabetes Association (Association) volunteer advocates from across the nation will join together in Washington, DC on March 5-7 for the Association’s premier national advocacy event, Call to Congress. During this time, Marta Howell, a Diabetes Advocate from Gardner, Kansas, will meet with her Members of Congress asking them to make... »

REAL MOMS: Cabin Fever

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Nicole Cagle is a talented local mom, wife, photographer, author, home chef and much, much more. Owner of Nicole Cagle Photography, Something Blue Photography and author of Santa’s Secret Penguin Spy. It’s that time again – after the holidays and before spring. The tree and garland are put away – and school is back... »

Anthony Pack: OP Soccer Dad and Professional Artist

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Anthony Pack is a busy Johnson County dad. With two kids and wife (a Hallmark artist), he not only helps drive the kids to school, soccer and other after school activities, but spends his winters getting ready to sell his fantastic folk art at regional and national art fairs. Wife Sarah, a true saint... »

Indian Hills educator given Outstanding Teacher Award

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Judith Schieszer, who teaches social studies at Indian Hills, has been given the National Outstanding Teacher Award by the Oregon California Trails Association.  The group picked Schieszer because of a six-act play she wrote about life on the Oregon Trail. Schieszer wrote the play with the goal of teaching a variety of economic concepts... »

Olathe student’s making presence known at Olathe Farmers’ Market

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Olathe Farmers’ Market will be providing reusable bags for patrons Saturday featuring a winning design from a recent Olathe Public Schools graduate. Haley Muntz, a 2012 graduate of the 21st Century Environmental Design program at Olathe East High School, won a $1,000 scholarship for her design as part of the inaugural Country Financial... »