Farmers Insurance testing roofs in Olathe

November 21, 2017 by  

Farmers Insurance recently announced it was opening what’s called a “roof farm” in Olathe.

Farmers and the Insurance Institute for [Read more]

Olathe now streaming meetings live

October 26, 2017 by  

The City of Olathe is now streaming the meetings of its City Council and the Planning Commission, and any specialty meetings. [Read more]

Opus Group to build second Olathe building on spec

September 29, 2017 by  

Opus Groups, based in Minneapolis, has announced that it will start construction of its second building in a new industrial park in Olathe.

The park, 56 Commerce Center, is [Read more]

Moon shots inspire Olathe to change educational system

August 26, 2017 by  

The Kansas State Board of Education recently announced that public schools in seven districts throughout Kansas will be taking part in what it calls a “moon shot,” with the objective of changing the way education is handled in the state. [Read more]

Mahaffie offers summer fun

June 20, 2017 by  

The Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop & Farm in Olathe was, as the name implies, a stagecoach stop for passengers traveling on the Santa Fe Trail. The farm is now [Read more]

Parents give top marks to Olathe schools

May 19, 2017 by  

On May 4, at a regular meeting of the Olathe School District (OSD) board, officials released a survey that showed 94% of parents think the district is doing a [Read more]

Olathe wants to hear from its residents

April 18, 2017 by  

Olathe put a masterplan in place for its downtown in 2003, and is now asking for input from residents as to the improvements they would like to see in an updated plan.

Residents have an [Read more]

Olathe plans special event to celebrate Women’s History Month

March 24, 2017 by  

The history of American girls and women, and their lives and contributions will be celebrated with an upcoming special event at the Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe.

Titled ‘Daring American Women’, the event sees [Read more]

Olathe cemetery wins historic designation

February 15, 2017 by  

The Olathe Memorial Cemetery in Olathe, Kansas, has won a place on the National Register of Historic Places. The City of Olathe owns the site, which has been in use since 1865, and comprises 26 acres.

The cemetery won recognition for [Read more]

Olathe continues effort to revitalize downtown area

January 30, 2017 by  

During the last 10 years, Olathe officials have taken steps to revitalize the city’s downtown, and recently stepped up the effort by offering three properties it owns for sale.

On January 3, Olathe issued a [Read more]

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