Archive for Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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Panel addresses rising poverty in Johnson County
Poverty rate has risen faster than other area counties, as has number of poor children in Shawnee Mission school district
March 30, 2011
Johnson County acutely reflects an alarming nationwide trend — poverty in the suburbs is on the rise.
Ultra high-speed network coming to KCK
March 30, 2011
With the lightning speed of an ultra-high speed Internet connection, Gov. Sam Brownback welcomed Google Fiber to Kansas City, Kan., on Wednesday.
Google Fiber coming to KCK
11:26 a.m., March 30, 2011 Updated 11:45 a.m.
Wyandotte County is the winner of a high-stakes, high-profile national competition to land Google’s ultra high-speed fiber network.
5 Questions: Pay yourself first
Emergency fund a necessity, expert says
March 30, 2011
It’s never too late to start saving, says Carol Young, Kansas State University Research and Extension financial management specialist, even if it’s just $10 or $20 a paycheck.
Letter to the editor: Be cautious about scams
March 30, 2011
Remember, if it seems odd or raises red flags, please think carefully before responding. If you have any qualms about sending information or money to a stranger, please call the FBI.
Women’s golf opportunities available at Tomahawk Hills
March 30, 2011
Two separate women’s golf groups which both play at the Tomahawk Hills Golf Course, 17501 Midland Drive, Shawnee, will begin their seasons in early April.
Hopefuls bring song, dance, a few nerves to auditions
March 30, 2011
Before auditions for Theatre in the Park’s 42nd season began Saturday morning, more than 1,000 people — a record by Theatre officials’ estimation — had signed up to vie for a spot in one of the season’s four shows.