Local government

Food: Keep an open mind to Kansas wines
Festival to feature samplings from 14 of the state’s 23 vineyards
June 13, 2012
If you’re heading to the new wine-tasting event Saturday in De Soto, you won’t find wines that taste exactly like your favorite Napa Valley cabernet or Argentinian malbec. However, organizers say, that isn’t a bad thing.
Kansas Highway Patrol identifies Eudora woman, Missouri man as two injured in Thursday’s K-10 accident, near DeSoto
Lawrence man driving vehicle that lost control of its trailer, striking Missouri man’s vehicle
January 7, 2011
The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified a Raytown, Mo., man and a Eudora woman as the two people taken to hospitals during a rush-hour crash Thursday that closed westbound Kansas Highway 10 near De Soto.
Black tub to help residents go green
New backyard composters for sale at city hall
April 21, 2010
On this Earth Day, the De Soto officials want to remind residents of a way to reduce the amount of waste going into landfills.
Dynamic trio save woman from Kansas River
April 19, 2010
Things started off simply enough for Skylar Ross Thursday night.
Council to look into fee waivers
11:29 p.m., April 15, 2010 Updated 12:00 p.m.
To fee or not to fee: that is the question.
De Soto City Council meeting agenda for April 15
April 12, 2010
De Soto City Council: 7 p.m., April 15, City Hall, 32905 W. 84th St.
New program to help Sheriff’s Office catch ag thieves
April 5, 2010
The Johnson County Sheriff’s office wants to put an end to cattle rustling.
Financial advisor lauds city’s credit rating
April 2, 2010
Standing behind the podium during Thursday’s regular De Soto City Council meeting, Jeff White had nothing but good things to say about the city’s finances.
De Soto City Council meeting agenda for April 1
March 31, 2010
De Soto City Council: 7 p.m., April 1, City Hall, 32905 W. 84th St.
De Soto gets an A+ in financing
March 26, 2010
When it comes to public finances, Standard and Poor’s give De Soto an A+.
De Soto City Council
March 22, 2010
With Gardner City Hall still reeling from a recent recall election, the De Soto City Council members have decided to keep moving on a plan for a new wholesale water district, but will leave the door open for Gardner or any other entity to join in.
McPherson named Kansas City clerk of the year
March 18, 2010
Lana McPherson, De Soto city clerk, was named the 2010 Mildred Vance City Clerk/Finance Officer of the Year for Kansas.
De Soto bar managers, customers give smoking ban a thumbs down
March 18, 2010
Trey Heffner doesn’t know how the JT’s Grill and Sports Bar he manages will respond to the new state smoking ban, but he knows he’s concerned.
De Soto City Council meeting agenda for March 18
March 16, 2010
De Soto City Council: 7 p.m., March 18, City Hall, 32905 W. 84th St.
County recycling mandate gets cool reception
March 11, 2010
The Johnson County Commissioners want to have a public hearing about its new plan to make curbside recycling mandatory in the county.