The battle for the right to bike on roadways without being brushed off the road or even hit is a constant one that Shawnee cyclists experience despite efforts by the city to make Shawnee a bike-friendly city. The dangers cyclists face on roadways were highlighted two weeks ago when 62-year-old Steve McCrary was critically injured by a motorist on Shawnee Mission Parkway.
The Office Depot located at 11225 Shawnee Mission Parkway next to 24 Hour Fitness is closing by the end of the year.
The 11-year Scarecrow Festival tradition brought out hundreds of people to downtown Shawnee Saturday morning, and even more throughout the week as they set up their scarecrows along Johnson Drive.
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A father of six from Shawnee died on Sept. 29 while working for Union Pacific railroad after being hit by a train, according to police.
The Shawnee City Council approved several changes to the city’s Capital Improvement Project list through 2020 that include several road repair projects and storm water system repairs.