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Monticello Library opens on Aug. 5

Monticello Library opens for public service on Aug. 5 A brand new Library is opening in Johnson County, and you’re invited to check it out. The Monticello Library stands elegantly at 22435 W. 66th Street in Shawnee, KS and is the first new library location in the County since 1994. Design for Monticello Library benefitted… Read more »

Jenkins named National Director at Terracon

Terracon Names Jenkins as National Director for Transportation Construction Engineering Services Terracon, a nationally known and respected consulting engineering firm, has named Michael Jenkins, P.E., as national director for transportation construction engineering services. Jenkins joins Terracon with a proven track record of working on all aspects of transportation construction projects, including engineering design, project management,… Read more »

Expanding Company Selects Proven Leader from Within

Terracon is pleased to announce M. Gayle Packer is now president of Terracon Consultants, Inc., and a succession framework is commencing for her appointment to chief executive officer. Packer has developed a highly successful career of progressive responsibility and influence in Terracon and gained tremendous knowledge of the company since joining in 2004. Most recently,… Read more »

Comcast awards $10,000 in scholaships to KC students

Comcast awards $10,000 in scholaships to KC students Comcast Kansas City has awarded $10,000 in scholarships for the 2018-19 school year to 10 graduating high school seniors as part of the company’s annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship awarded to the best and… Read more »

Comcast increases internet speed for many video customers

Comcast increases internet speed for many video customers Comcast announced it is increasing the speeds of its Xfinity Internet service packages for millions of video and internet customers, including the company’s entire Kansas City service area of Independence, Blue Springs, Lee’s Summit, Oak Grove, Peculiar, Raymore, Raytown, Olathe and more.   Speed increases will vary based… Read more »

Robert Brogden Buick GMC is No. 1 volume Buick dealer in the U.S.

Robert Brogden Buick GMC is No. 1 volume Buick dealer in the U.S.   General Motors has just announced that Robert Brogden Buick GMC is the no. 1 Buick dealer in the United States based on retail unit sales for March 2018. Yes, that’s right…Robert Brogden in Olathe, Kansas sold more Buick vehicles in March… Read more »

Landworks Studio honored for investment in downtown Olathe

Local Landscape Architecture Firm Recognized for Investment in Downtown Olathe  Landworks Studio was awarded the CREW KC Excellence Award for their purchase and renovation of a historic building in downtown Olathe. The award recognizes women who have made a significant impact on the greater Kansas City Commercial Real Estate Community. “It was important to me,… Read more »

Gifts add up to a bright future at Children’s Mercy

Two gifts – totaling $150 million – add up to a bright future for pediatric research at Children’s Mercy Kansas City  Two of Kansas City’s iconic families today transformed the future of pediatric research – as well as the city’s downtown skyline – by joining together to donate $150 million to Children’s Mercy Kansas City…. Read more »

Comcast to increase internet speeds at no extra cost

Comcast to increase internet speeds at no extra cost Comcast announced it is increasing the speeds of its Xfinity Internet service packages for existing customers in the suburban Kansas City area, including Olathe, at no additional cost. The speed increases will vary based on the Xfinity Internet customers’ current speed subscriptions, and the majority of customers… Read more »

Grantham, City of Olathe enter partnership

Grantham University’s new partnership with the City of Olatheenables affordable, quality education for city employees  Grantham University, a leading provider of online college degrees and certificate programs, is proud to announce a new partnership with the City of Olathe. As part of its Civil Service Education Program, Grantham University will provide exclusive benefits to the… Read more »