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Vroom to a win at Farm-ula 500 Veggie Race
07/28/2021
Lettuce see if you have what it takes to beet the competition during our third Farm-ula 500 Veggie Race at the Lenexa Farmers Market on Sept. 18.
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Day trip to visit Farmers Market vendors
07/28/2021
Beyond their booths at the Lenexa Farmers Market, some of our vendors’ businesses are open to the public. Take a tour, learn something new and get your hands dirty!
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Tips to stay safe in the sun
07/23/2021
It's important to protect our skin and eyes from the harmful effects of ultraviolet rays. Here are some tips from the Lenexa Rec Center to stay safe outside as you soak up summer.
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Wayside horn installation complete
07/22/2021
Construction just wrapped up on new wayside horns in Old Town Lenexa. After a short testing period, they will significantly reduce noise pollution from trains in the area.
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Improvements begin at Prairie Star Parkway and K-7
07/22/2021
Work starts July 26 on a series of improvements to the Prairie Star Parkway and Kansas Highway 7 interchange. The project, which will result in some ramp and lane closures, is expected to last about six months, weather permitting.
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Ways to pay at the Farmers Market
07/21/2021
There are a variety of ways to pay for products at the Lenexa Farmers Market. We'll break it down for you.
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New police and court facility moving forward
07/21/2021
The Lenexa City Council approved a contract with Finkle-Williams, a Lenexa business, to design a new justice center at Prairie Star and Britton Street that will incorporate facilities for police, court and police training.
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Plan the rest of your outdoor pool season
07/15/2021
Midseason passes go on sale at the Lenexa Community Center and Lenexa Rec Center on July 15.
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City and school district primary election
07/09/2021
The field of candidates for several local elected positions — including members of school districts and city councils — will be narrowed down at the Aug. 3 primary election.
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How to shop a farmers market like a pro
07/07/2021
Make a regular trip to the Lenexa Farmers Market — or other local farmers markets — part of your weekly routine. Here are 10 tips to make the most of your next visit.
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Coming Soon: Little Mill Creek Trail Tunnel
06/29/2021
The City of Lenexa is planning a pedestrian tunnel that will connect the north and south sides of the Little Mill Creek Trail system, one of the city’s best and busiest recreation amenities.
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Keep valuables out of sight
06/28/2021
Parks and walking trails are prime targets for thieves looking to steal purses left inside cars.
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10 health benefits of drinking lemon water
06/24/2021
Why starting the day with a glass of warm lemon water is great for your health.
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Protect your pet: don't leave them in a hot car
06/22/2021
The Lenexa Police Department has responded to numerous calls in recent weeks in which dogs were left unattended inside vehicles, usually at shopping centers.
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Lenexa to reinvest in public pools
06/16/2021
The City of Lenexa is poised to make a major investment in its outdoor pools. After extensive professional study and a robust public input process, the City Council has committed to renovating Indian Trails Aquatic Center and maintaining an aquatics facility in Ad Astra Park.
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Summer crops coming soon to Farmers Market
06/10/2021
Find out when to expect sweet corn, peaches, blackberries, zucchini, cabbage and tomatoes at the Lenexa Farmers Market.
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15 ways to keep students active this summer
06/08/2021
School's out. Summer is here. The kids are home. We’ve got 15 ways (mostly free) for students to have fun and make new memories right here in Lenexa.
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Lackman Trail connects parks and trail network
05/28/2021
Looking for something to do on a summer evening? Take a stroll on the recently completed Lackman Trail, which safely connects several of Lenexa’s most popular parks and well-traveled trails.
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How to water a newly planted tree
05/21/2021
Here are watering tips to make sure your new tree gets off to a strong start.
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Does your flood readiness measure up?
05/19/2021
Whether you’re worried about a water-logged basement or flash floods impacting your daily route, know that a small amount of water can still cause big problems.
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Heavy rainfall, failed pipe cause road flooding
05/17/2021
The intersection of Pflumm Road and Santa Fe Trail Drive closed Sunday, May 16, due to high water. The road is open now, and and the City of Lenexa is working to expedite an ongoing project to replace the failed pipe that caused the flooding.
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Waste haulers can now offer optional biweekly recycling pickup
05/12/2021
The Lenexa City Council has approved code amendments that allow solid waste haulers to offer both weekly and biweekly recycling collection to customers.
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Gift cards are for gifts, not payment
05/06/2021
According to the Federal Trade Commission, gift cards are now the top method of payment favored by fraudsters.
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Storing big items outside your home
05/03/2021
Whether there’s a storage container or a boat in your driveway, make sure you’re following City codes when storing large items outdoors.
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Spotting suspicious activity
04/27/2021
Have you found yourself unsure as to whether to call the police about a suspicious activity? Here are some tips for handling suspicious activity, and what types of incidents you should report.
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Lenexa crisis intervention team program recognized
04/21/2021
The Lenexa Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program was one of just four agencies, and the first municipal agency, across the United States to earn national certification this year by CIT International.
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Street safety is a shared responsibility
04/16/2021
To prevent collisions and other incidents, it’s important for everyone who travels our streets to understand the rules of the road for both cyclists and drivers.
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A new Lenexa bicycle loop
04/16/2021
A mix of bike lanes, signage and a dedicated bicycle boulevard will bring safer routes for cyclists this summer.
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How to handle an animal bite
04/12/2021
In 2020, Animal Control received approximately 30 reports of animal bites (mostly dog bites).
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Properly dispose of medications
04/07/2021
Did you know the Lenexa Police Department will dispose of your old, unused or expired prescription medications?
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Make time for your trees
04/01/2021
As trees begin to bud, make sure yours are healthy. If your trees aren’t leafing out or show other signs of disease, it’s important to take steps to treat, remove or replace them.
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Exterior home project guide
03/23/2021
Planning to tackle some improvement projects this spring? Know when you need to get a permit and how to build a safe, quality project that follows City codes.
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New homeless shelter codes approved
03/17/2021
New City code language has been approved to allow homeless shelters in certain commercial zoning districts and all places of worship, subject to certain criteria.
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Vial of Life speaks for you in emergencies
03/12/2021
Having a current list of your past medical information in one location can save valuable time in an emergency, especially if you are not able to communicate this information yourself.
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What to know about Lenexa’s recreation events
03/10/2021
Are warmer temperatures and longer days giving you a case of spring fever? Here's an update on the status of Lenexa Parks & Recreation’s festivals and events for spring and early summer.
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We’re ready for road work
03/08/2021
As temperatures warm, road construction projects are expected to ramp up across Lenexa.
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Pedal across Lenexa with our bikeshare partnership
03/02/2021
Lenexa’s bikeshare program has returned just in time for spring rides across our parks and trails.
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Start a 9 p.m. routine
02/23/2021
Are you familiar with the “9 p.m. routine?” Make it a habit every evening to take some basic crime prevention steps around your house:
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Video: A look back at 2020
02/17/2021
We couldn't gather for a State of the City address to mark Lenexa's achievements and challenges from 2020, so we brought them together in a video.
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Catalytic converter thefts on the rise
02/15/2021
Stealing a catalytic converter only takes a few seconds, but can be expensive to replace and costs businesses valuable time while their fleet vehicles are out of service. Here are few tips to help combat this crime.
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Beware of online puppy scams
01/29/2021
Lenexa Police have taken reports of individuals in Lenexa being scammed when trying to buy a puppy or kitten from an online source. Be aware of some common red flags.
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Summer jobs with Lenexa Parks & Rec
01/25/2021
It may be cold now, but it’s time to think about summer jobs. We are expanding our summer Parks & Recreation team and invite you to check out these exciting opportunities.
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Meet our new Rec Center manager
01/19/2021
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Erika Geering as the Rec Center’s new manager.
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Lenexa Fire Using Digital Alerts for Road Safety
12/23/2020
Every day, the Lenexa Fire Department responds to emergencies on roads and highways in and around our community. While risk is always a part of the job, roadside incidents are especially dangerous for fire crews. Struck-by collisions are the leading cause of death for firefighters in the field, and according to respondersafety.com, 46 emergency responders have died in 2020 after being struck on the road during an emergency response.
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