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Snow removal tips for each stage of a storm
12/02/2022
Snow season is upon us, so it’s time to refresh your winter weather wisdom. Know how we approach snow removal throughout a storm, and ways you can be prepared, too.
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Refer a friend, get rewards at Lenexa Rec Center
11/28/2022
Here's how Lenexa Rec Center members — and their friends — can get a discount on one month's membership.
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Help keep someone warm this winter
11/23/2022
Looking to make a thoughtful donation this holiday season? Help us decorate warmth trees.
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Welcome K-9 Bruno
11/17/2022
The Lenexa Police Department recently welcomed a new addition to the family! Police K-9 Bruno joined the department in July.
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Holiday shopping safety tips
11/10/2022
Keep these safety tips from the Lenexa Police Department in mind during this holiday shopping season. Remember that thieves are doing their shopping as well!
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City of Lenexa holiday hours
11/07/2022
Planning to visit City Hall, grab lunch at the Public Market or work at the Rec Center around an upcoming holiday? Take note of special hours for City facilities.
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Oh, what fun it is in the City of Festivals
11/04/2022
Lenexa is here to make your holidays happy and bright. From seasonal displays to entertaining events and activities for the kids, we’ve got plenty of cheer to spread around.
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Summer jobs with Lenexa Parks & Rec
11/04/2022
Now is a smart time to line up that summer job. From lifeguards and pool cashiers to camp counselors, Lenexa Parks & Rec is the team to join for the 2023 summer season.
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Beware porch pirates!
10/31/2022
The holiday shopping season brings an increase in home package deliveries. This is when porch pirates are at their busiest, trolling neighborhoods looking for packages to steal, often in broad daylight.
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Find unique local gifts at three shopping events
10/24/2022
The City of Lenexa has three great events to get you in the holiday spirit and help you start checking off your list.
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Meet our Employee of the Year: Angel Whitaker
10/11/2022
Some of the most complex, challenging and deeply personal issues we encounter in local government are all in a day’s work for Angel Whitaker, Community Standards Supervisor. But what sets her apart as the City of Lenexa’s Employee of the Year is how she handles them.
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Mayor Boehm honored with excellence award
10/11/2022
Mayor Michael Boehm was honored with the E.A. Mosher Excellence in Local Government Award by the League of Kansas Municipalities. The E.A. Mosher Excellence in Local Government Award is presented to elected city officials who have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the city they serve, an active commitment to strong local government and service to the League of Kansas Municipalities.
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Don’t leave the leaves
10/04/2022
There’s something lurking in our storm drains, streets and gutters that doesn’t belong. It’s fall leaves – a seemingly benign seasonal sight with some serious impacts.
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Fire won't wait. Plan your escape.
09/29/2022
It’s Fire Prevention Month in Lenexa, and we’re clearing up some common myths about fire safety. See if you’ve fallen for any of these misconceptions.
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Growing college funds from a pumpkin patch
09/29/2022
How the teenage son of Lenexa Farmers Market vendor Bos Hill Blooms is selling his homegrown pumpkins to help pay for college.
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Lenexa breaks ground on new Justice Center
09/14/2022
City leaders and members of the community put shovels in the ground Sept. 13 to mark the start of construction on Lenexa’s new Justice Center at Prairie Star Parkway and Britton Street.
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Kid contest winners break ground with Council
09/14/2022
Creativity and coloring skills earned several local children the opportunity to join in a historic Lenexa ceremony.
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One pill can kill
09/06/2022
Did you know that counterfeit prescription pills bought and sold illicitly often contain lethal doses of drugs such as fentanyl or methamphetamine?
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Lenexa Fire Department Earns Reaccreditation
08/16/2022
For the fifth consecutive time, the Lenexa Fire Department has been accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) at today’s commission hearing in Denver, Colorado. There are only 301 international agencies who have received accreditation from CFAI, placing the Lenexa Fire Department among the nation’s elite.
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Indian Trails pool renovation coming soon
07/05/2022
Indian Trails Aquatic Center at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park is set to undergo major renovations. The $15 million in improvements, which begin this coming winter, will modernize Lenexa’s most visited pool and enhance its status as a destination aquatics facility for the community.
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