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HMN Welcomes Dave Brown as President; Announces Retirement of Larry Ralph

HMN Architects Welcomes Dave Brown as President; Announces Retirement of Larry Ralph HMN Architects is pleased to announce that Vice President Dave Brown will succeed Larry Ralph as the firm’s new President — effective in March. Brown joined HMN in 1993 and was promoted to Principal in 2000.  “We are really excited to transition Dave… Read more »

Oscar-winning filmmaker to screen new project at MNU

Oscar-winning filmmaker to screen new project at MNU Kevin Willmott, film director, Oscar-winning screenwriter and professor of film and media studies at the University of Kansas will screen his new documentary William Allen White: What’s the Matter with Kansas at MNU’s Bell Center at 7 p.m. on March 18. The public is invited to this… Read more »

Olathe Police Chief Announces Retirement

Olathe Police Chief Announces Retirement   After more than 31 years of service in the Olathe Police Department, Olathe Police Chief Steven R. Menke will retire on April 1. Menke began his career in March of 1988 as a police officer for the City of Olathe.  His distinguished career involved numerous assignments, including communications officer,… Read more »

Terracon Purchases St. John-Mittelhauser & Associates

Terracon Purchase of St. John-Mittelhauser & Associates Enhances Midwest Environmental Services Company Deepens Expertise in Remediation, Site Investigation Terracon is pleased to announce its acquisition of St. John-Mittelhauser & Associates, Inc. (SMA). This acquisition enhances Terracon’s environmental services offerings and expertise in the Upper Midwest region. Founded in 2007, SMA leverages decades of experience to… Read more »

Terracon Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant for Geotechnical Laboratory

Terracon Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant for Geotechnical Laboratory at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois   Urbana, Ill. — The Terracon Foundation announced a $100,000 grant to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Illinois) for a new geotechnical laboratory planned… Read more »

Olathe Health named one of most wired health systems in the U.S.

Olathe Health Named One of Most Wired Health Systems in the Country  The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has chosen Olathe Health as a recipient of the 2018 CHIME Healthcare’s Most Wired Award. The award recognizes hospitals and health systems that are at the forefront of using healthcare IT to improve the delivery… Read more »

J&J Printing wins international award

J&J Printing wins international award J&J Printing of Lenexa, Kan. was awarded a Benny, the highest honor in the 2018 Premier Print Awards, for our entry Area Real Estate Brochure.  The Premier Print Awards, the graphic arts industry’s largest and most prestigious worldwide printing competition, recognizes outstanding achievement in print production. J&J Printing received our… Read more »

Olsson launches new brand and corporate identity

Olsson launches new brand and corporate identity Olsson Associates, a nationally recognized and employee-owned engineering and design firm, today announced the launch of its new corporate brand, name and website, www.olsson.com. The firm will now be known as Olsson, which better reflects its growth and national image. “Our new name pays homage to our history… Read more »

HMN Architects mix virtual and augmented reality for design

HMN Architects mix virtual and augmented reality for design The design field is amid an evolution in how we communicate projects with our clients, consultants and contractors. Mixed Reality (the umbrella term for digitally immersive visualization) has allowed for a new level of design understanding and flexibility, allowing decisions and changes to be made in… Read more »