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EASTER ROUNDUP 2013

By Alexis | Co-Editor

With Easter and spring quickly approaching, here are some JoCo events for you and the family to enjoy this year! March 9 Egg Dive • Saturday, March 9, 2013 Ages 1 and up (Children under five years of age must be accompanied by a swimming adult.) Come join the fun and help find eggs... »

Heavy snow making plowing difficult in JoCo

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Joint News Release from the Cities of Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park, and Shawnee: Crews from the cities of Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park and Shawnee continue working non-stop to clear snow from city streets. Each jurisdiction has made significant progress clearing arterial streets. However, the volume and heavy nature of the snow is impacting every... »

FINDING HAPPY: Mindfulness and gratitude in everyday activities

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Tanja Haaland, LPC, NCC Psychotherapist, Mom, Pastor’s Wife, and Shawnee Resident 913.904.8565 Tanja.haaland@yahoo.com www.Tanjahaaland.com   It’s 4 am. Throughout the night I have been up multiple times with my children. Being a mother of a two year old toddler, who doesn’t sleep well, and nearly five month old twins, I find myself lacking sleep... »

Shawnee Mission Parkway Corridor: Coming into Focus

By Alexis | Co-Editor

As part of the Mid-America Regional Council’s Creating Sustainable Places initiative, Shawnee is working with a planning team to explore ideas to improve the Shawnee Mission Parkway corridor. The next community visioning meeting will be held Wednesday, February 6th, from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. with a presentation to start at 6:10 p.m. for... »

Big Michaels Craft Sale – See Coupons!

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Michaels Art and Craft store is having the Sale of the Season! Click on the links above to print your coupons. We were in the store on 91st and Metcalf a couple days ago and were able to buy Fimo clay for .99 cents. The regular price was somewhere around $2.50. This has allowed... »

2nd Annual Double Ogg Dare Festival on Sept. 29 offers outdoor fun and challenges for all ages

By Alexis | Co-Editor

The Johnson County Park & Recreation District will host a community celebration of the great outdoors from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Shawnee Mission Park. Held in conjunction with National Public Lands Day, the Double Ogg Dare Festival will include nature-based children’s activities, family adventures, and a challenging selection... »

High school journalists back in the daily news grind

By Alexis | Co-Editor

Read about what our Johnson County kiddos are up to here on JoCoLiving.com but also on their school newspaper sites:         Shawnee Mission Schools SMN – http://www.smnmission.com/ SMNW – http://www.smnw.com/ SMS – http://smspatriot.org/home/ SME – http://smeharbinger.net/ SMW – http://smwestepic.tumblr.com/     Blue Valley Schools Blue Valley High – http://www.bvtigernews.com/ Blue Valley... »

Football captains honor teachers

By Alexis | Co-Editor

These teachers were selected by the football captains this week to wear their jerseys. The players chose these teachers as a way of honoring them for being special people in their lives. Here’s what the players had to say about their teachers. Greg Agderian (Josh Zdeb): “Coach A is a great teacher, and I really... »