Embassy Suite’s J Bar restaurant honored

The J Bar in Olathe receives 2016 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence The J Bar restaurant in Olathe is proud to accept the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for 2016. To celebrate, The J Bar is hosting a Wine Spectator Award Party from 5 -7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8 The party is open to… Read more »

Grant funding will help individuals with disabilities secure employment

Grant funding will help hundreds of Johnson County individuals with disabilities secure competitive employment   After being awarded a combined more than $2 million in grant funding, Johnson County Developmental Supports and Johnson County Mental Health will be able to help secure competitive employment for a goal of 320 individuals served by either agency over… Read more »

Terracon Foundation announces grant recipients

OLATHE, Kan. – The Terracon Foundation is pleased to announce the award of $105,500 to grant recipients. The Foundation was established as the community investment arm of Terracon with a goal to reach out and become a real part of the lives of company employees and the communities where they live and work. Employees complete… Read more »

AT&T Investment Enhances Networks

AT&T Invests More Than $675 Million Over Three-Year Period to Enhance Local Networks in Kansas City Area OLATHE, Kan., May 20, 2016 — At AT&T, we’ve invested more than $675 million in our Kansas City-area wireless and wired networks during 2013-2015. These investments drive upgrades to enhance reliability, coverage, speed and overall performance for residents… Read more »

13th Garmin Marathon wraps up with strong winning performances

                         13th Garmin Marathon wraps up with strong winning performances   (Olathe, Kan). — The 13th Garmin Marathon took place Saturday, April 16 in Olathe as more than 3,700 runners from 46 states and five countries participated in the marathon (600 runners), half marathon (2,100), 10K (650), and Munchkin (kids) Run (375)…. Read more »

MNU Presidents Honors Gala set for April 8

MNU President’s Honors Gala April 8, 2016 Benefits Student Scholarships: Honors Olathe Philanthropists Edgar and Maron Moore OLATHE, Kan. — The President’s Honors Gala, MNU’s premier annual fundraising event to benefit student scholarships, is set for April 8, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. in Cook Center on MNU’s Olathe Campus. Now in its fifth year, generous donors… Read more »

Olathe Public Schools board approves June 7 bond election

School Board Approves June 7 Bond Election OLATHE – The Olathe Board of Education unanimously voted to move forward with a $156 million bond election at its meeting March 3. Registered voters who live within the Olathe School District boundaries will be able to vote in a June mail-in election that would help the district… Read more »

Shafer, Kline & Warren Earns National Recognition with Engineering Excellence Award

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Shafer, Kline & Warren Earns National Recognition with Engineering Excellence Award  Lenexa, Kansas (March 2, 2016) – The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) has awarded Shafer, Kline & Warren (SKW) with an Engineering Excellence National Recognition Award, a prestigious recognition given to the year’s best engineering triumphs that demonstrate… Read more »

KSBC recognizes Kansas small businesses, including Olathe’s Custom Storefronts

Kansas Small Business Development Center to recognize 17 successful Kansas small businesses   TOPEKA, Kansas — The Kansas Small Business Development Center (Kansas SBDC) statewide network has announced the 2016 Existing, Emerging, and Exporting Businesses of the Year. Each of the eight Kansas SBDC regional centers have selected one emerging and one existing business for… Read more »

Ted Cruz to appear at rally at JCCC on Wednesday

Ted Cruz for President Campaign Rally to take place at JCCC Wednesday  OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz will be holding a campaign rally on Wednesday, March 2, in Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College.  The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with the event starting at 6:30 p.m. This is a… Read more »