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  • 08/21/2014 - 3:21pm

    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has given Cedar Lake a clean bill of health.  After the latest rounds of tests, the blue-green algae advisory has been rescinded.

  • 08/18/2014 - 3:02pm

    The fourth annual COUNTRY Chef Challenge is back, as top student chefs from the Olathe Public Schools Culinary Arts program go head-to-head in a cooking competition at the Olathe Farmers’ Market Olathe Community Center location at 9 a.m. Aug. 23 and Aug. 30.

  • 08/18/2014 - 3:00pm

    Tickets for the popular Fall Cemetery Tours are now available. The Historic Cemetery Tours offer a chance to learn more about the historic Olathe Cemetery from Mahaffie staff and volunteers portraying historic people.

  • 08/15/2014 - 4:18pm

    The City of Olathe was notified today that Cedar Lake (15500 S. Lone Elm Road) tested positive for high levels of Blue-Green Algae.

    Though blue-green algae blooms are natural phenomena, exposure to high levels can be dangerous to both humans and animals.  Swimming is not permitted at Cedar Lake, but the City is urging park visitors to be mindful of pets and make sure they do not swim in or drink from the lake until the algae levels are reduced. Users of Cedar Lake are advised to take the following precautions:

  • 08/11/2014 - 1:59pm

    Beginning Monday, August 11, 127th Street, from Black Bob Road to Pflumm Road, will be open to traffic one lane in each direction.

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