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News :: Lee's Summit Park & Rec 2016 Volunteer Award Gala

Lee's Summit Parks & Recreations and the Legacy for Parks Foundation hosted the 2016 Volunteer Award Gala to celebrate those who have given their hours to volunteerism in Lee's Summit
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 News :: Lee’s Summit School Board Hears Calls For Superintendent And Board Chair To Resign

David McGehee and Terri Harmon Under Fire, Along with Law Firm Representing the School District

An overflow and standing room only crowd packed into the Stansberry Leadership Center on Thursday night, headquarters for the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District. Four major TV stations in Kansas City—Channels 4, 5, 9 and 41—had news trucks onsite and Lee’s Summit Police Officers were present.

During a nearly 30-minute period for public comment, nine Lee’s Summit citizens—including parents of Lee’s Summit students, retired teachers and State Representative Rebecca Roeber—spoke to the Board. With the exception of one speaker, former school board member Jack Wiley, the remaining eight speakers all voiced opposition to recent decisions of the school board.

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 News :: Fire Causes Extensive Damage to a Lee’s Summit Home

On Saturday, April 9, 2016, at 8:52 a.m., the Lee’s Summit Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 406 NE Station Drive.  Multiple callers in the area reported a single family residence was heavily involved in fire from the rear of the residence, with an explosion.
 
When the fire department arrived, heavy smoke and fire was coming from the rear of the two –story residence. All occupants had evacuated the structure.
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Dr. David McGehee Signs New Contract With Lee's Summit R-7 Board of Education
Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education releases superintendent contract...
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Features of City’s New Digital Legislative Information Center Unveiled
The City of Lee’s Summit’s new innovative, digital Legislative Information Center officially launched on Sun., May 1, to provide easier online access...
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VFW Scholarships
VFW Post 5789 announces the recipients of their 2016 scholarships this week
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MARGARET CASEY MCELROY
Margaret Casey, 77 of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away on Saturday April 30, 2016. Memorial services will be 2:00pm Thursday May 5, 2016 at Langsford Funeral...
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Jacqueline Shannon Biersmith
Jacqueline Shannon Biersmith, 30 years old, passed away April 22, 2016.  Jacque was born on December 6, 1985 to John and Susan (Jones) Biersmith, in...
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Sean S. Perry
​Sean S. Perry, 55, of Lee's Summit, Missouri passed away at his home Monday April 18th, 2016. Sean was born in Fairbanks, Alaska to Myron Thomas Perry...
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Get Outside and Enjoy the Great Weather
Lee’s Summit is a great place to enjoy the outdoors on a bicycle especially since the City has recently added new bike friendly roads and paths
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Lee’s Summit Councilman Chris Moreno Calls On Target to Create Safety Measures for New Bathroom Policy
Recently, Lee’s Summit City Councilman Chris Moreno publicly called on...
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I cannot comment on the personnel and legal issues of the closed session meeting last night
I cannot comment on the personnel and legal issues of the closed session meeting last night
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Meet A Maverick: Darren Nowick
A promising young player in development for the New York Islanders organization is enjoying his first moment as a pro hockey player with the Missouri...
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Meet A Maverick: Scott Howes
Many newcomers to the Missouri Mavericks roster this season have been rookies, but a late season acquisition to help the team finish the season strong was a...
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Meet A Maverick: Darren Dzuirynski
The Missouri Mavericks wondered whom to turn to when leading scorer Jesse Root went down with a season ending injury with several games left in the regular...
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Lee's Summit Troop 42 Honors Eagle Scout John Mullen
On Sunday, September 20, 2015 Boy Scout Troop 42 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor to recognize four new Eagle Scouts
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Lee's Summit Troop 42 Honors Eagle Scout Lawrence Reilly
On Sunday, September 20, 2015 Boy Scout Troop 42 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor to recognize four new Eagle Scouts
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Lee's Summit Troop 42 Honors Eagle Scout Perry Alewel
On Sunday, September 20, 2015 Boy Scout Troop 42 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor to recognize four new Eagle Scouts
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VFW Scholarship Winners
VFW Post 5789 is pleased to announce the winners of their first annual scholarship competition in each of the three public high schools in Lee’s Summit.
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VFW Corned Beef & Cabbage Meal on Saturday, March 15

The VFW Post 5789 Ladies Auxiliary will again be hosting a Corned Beef and Cabbage Meal on Saturday March...

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VFW Voice Of Democracy Winner

Jordan Hoffman, the District 5 winner of the Voice of Democracy program and an LSHS sophomore

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City Council Action Letter, Thursday, November 5, 2015
CITY COUNCIL ACTION LETTER
CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT

REGULAR SESSION NO. 36

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City Council Action Letter, Thursday, October 15, 2015
CITY COUNCIL ACTION LETTER
CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT

REGULAR SESSION NO. 35

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City Council Action Letter, Thursday, October 1, 2015
CITY COUNCIL ACTION LETTER
CITY OF LEE’S SUMMIT

REGULAR SESSION NO. 34

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Police Blotter April 18 to April 24, 2016
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Police Blotter April 4 to April 10, 2016
The following list contains the information of actual police reports or...
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Police Blotter April 11 to April 17, 2016
The following list contains the information of actual police reports or...
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Election-Legals RSS Feed
NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
Notice is hereby given to the registered qualified voters of the following districts of Jackson
County, Missouri, that no election will...
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NOTICE OF OFFICES FOR WHICH CANDIDATES ARE TO BE NOMINATED AT THE AUGUST 2, 2016 PRIMARY ELECTION JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to persons wishing to file a declaration of candidacy to 
appear as a candidate for nomination at the...
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Greenwood Election Legal April 7, 2015
Greenwood, MO Election Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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Farmworker 10 mos
Farmworker 10 mos. PECC (Titonka IA)
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Help Wanted ~ August 9 2014
Help Wanted ~ August 2, 2014
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Chiropractic Assistant in Lee's Summit
Chiropractic Assistant
M-Th approx. 22 hrs per wk. Must be responsible, mature, energetic, conscientious & friendly. Computer &...
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PIANO AND VIOLIN LESSONS
Lee's Summit teacher has openings in summer schedule for new students.
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