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County News

November 27, 2019

County offices closed for Thanksgiving

County offices will be closed this Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Board of County Commissioners will not meet on Thursday. We wish a Happy Thanksgiving to those who observe the holiday.

November 26, 2019

Local help for gambling addiction

Johnson County Mental Health Center officially launched its own gambling treatment program in September, becoming the only community mental health center in the area to offer these services. The program includes treatment for problem gaming or...

BOCC update
November 26, 2019

BOCC November update

Here are some highlights of the Board of County Commissioners’ actions and activities in November 2019. More information including official minutes, votes and videos on all items is available at ...

thanksgiving-meal
November 25, 2019

New tools to prevent food waste this holiday season

Getting ready for a big holiday gathering this week? Careful planning in advance can prevent lots of leftovers and unnecessary food waste after all your guests are gone.

Food waste takes a toll on our economy, our agricultural systems, and...

November 25, 2019

Dozens graduate from Johnson County Citizens Academy

Thirty-six people graduated from the Johnson County Citizens Academy on Thursday, Nov. 21, at the County Administration Building.

The Citizens Academy Program allows community-minded individuals to discover what makes the high quality of...

Extension agents and Theresa Freed recording podcast episode
November 25, 2019

JoCo on the Go: Thanksgiving food prep advice

During our 17th JoCo on the Go podcast episode, we’re taking the stress out of holiday food preparation by bringing in Johnson County experts from the K-State Research and Extension Office. Master food volunteers Gaylene Van Horn and...

tour of medical examiner facility
November 22, 2019

County leaders tour nearly completed Medical Examiner facility

Johnson County Commissioners and other county leaders got a look this week at the progress being made at the new Medical Examiner facility going up on the Johnson County Government Campus, located near 119th & Ridgeview Road, in Olathe....

Ribbon cutting for new runway at Johnson County Executive Airport.
November 22, 2019

Johnson County celebrates opening of reconstructed runway

For the first time in a quarter of a century, the Johnson County Airport Commission opened a newly rebuilt runway at Johnson County Executive Airport. The airport’s previous primary 4,000-foot runway has outlived its service life and was...

united way winners and artists
November 21, 2019

Johnson County collects $113,710 for United Way

Johnson County’s 2019 United Way campaign ended Thursday, Nov. 21, with a 6% increase in employee participation though falling short of the fund-raising goal.

Cindy Green of the County Manager’s Office, and Mary Beverly with the Department...

Josh Mohr
November 20, 2019

Author holds writing workshop for Adult Residential Center clients

On Wednesday, Nov. 20, author Joshua Mohr returned to the Johnson County Adult Residential Center to hold a writing workshop for clients.  Mohr first visited the facility in September 2018, and received great response from clients. The author has...

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