The U.S. Army this week officially thanked Olathe and its citizens for the patriotic homecoming provided for the body of Spencer Duncan. Updated: Nov. 3, 2011 10:04 PM |Full Story
All the nearly 400 students in kindergarten through fifth grade at Mize Elementary are trying to learn the modern way with computers. But thats not easy when the school only has two carts of laptops that are several years old, and not all of them work. Updated: Nov. 3, 2011 10:01 PM |Full Story
Director Mark Swezey likes to produce at least one show a year at the Jewish Community Center that in his words is a little edgier, one that appeals to an adult audience. Updated: Nov. 3, 2011 9:55 PM |Full Story
Family and friends have stood by Gary Cifuentes since grease burned more than half his body in an accident at the Olathe Churchs Chicken where he worked in August, but so have strangers. Updated: Nov. 3, 2011 9:52 PM |Full Story
Olathe police are investigating the deaths of two people found in a home Friday evening. Updated: Sep. 16, 2011 9:19 PM |Full Story
While most high school students focused on their social lives or jobs over the summer, three from Olathe Northwest High School tried to perfect an educational experiment started in the school year.
Olathe and Gardner city pools have closed for the season because of the increasing number of cryptosporidium cases being reported in Johnson County. Updated: Aug. 31, 2011 4:26 PM |Full Story
Elm Street will be closed from Troost to Pine on Friday while crews repair a broken water line. Updated: Aug. 25, 2011 7:11 PM |Full Story
Army Reserve Spc. Spencer Duncan was a 2008 Olathe South graduate who at 21 left his Kansas family, his best buddies and his girlfriend because he wanted to serve his country. Updated: Aug. 8, 2011 9:03 AM |Full Story
A 21-year-old soldier from Kansas was among 30 U.S. troops killed when a helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan. Updated: Aug. 7, 2011 3:34 PM |Full Story
After lengthy and emotional public comment Thursday, the Johnson County Commission accepted part of a sex-education grant but cut the portion of the program that focused on at-risk youth.
The Olathe city manager on Tuesday bragged to the City Council that his proposed 2012 general fund budget is boring, although a change will make it easier for citizens to weigh in on it.
While other companies are scaling back, Goldblatt Tools is growing. The Olathe-based company has started selling painting accessories and tiling tools, in addition to its drywall, masonry and concrete lines. Updated: Jul. 5, 2011 4:24 PM |Full Story
Most of Johnson County, including the northwestern and southwestern corners of Olathe, is under a boil advisory at least until 5 p.m. Saturday because of possible contamination after a water main break. Updated: Jul. 1, 2011 11:32 AM |Full Story
The Royals scoured the world in preparation for Monday nights major league baseball draft. When it came time for them to make their selection with the fifth overall pick, they were thrilled to spend it on an 18-year-old center fielder who grew up 40 miles from Kauffman Stadium. Updated: Jun. 7, 2011 8:36 AM |Full Story