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SM Northwest baseball takes down SM East
March 28, 2015
The Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball team kicked off the 2015 season on a positive note, taking a 7-1 victory over Shawnee Mission East on Friday evening.
Maranatha baseball falls to Washington
March 27, 2015
The Maranatha Christian Academy baseball team lost to Washington High School 10-6 on Thursday evening on the road.
Local students earn first-year scholar honors
March 27, 2015
A number of students from Shawnee earned first-year scholar honors for earning a 3.5 or higher GPA in their first semester.
Investment group purchases Shawnee Heartland Assisted Living
March 27, 2015
The 48-unit Shawnee Heartland Assisted Living has been sold to an investment group that paid $7.2 million for the facility.
Mill Valley baseball sweeps Bonner Springs
March 26, 2015
Mill Valley began its Kaw Valley League title defense with a pair of convincing victories over visiting Bonner Springs on Thursday at the 3 and 2 Baseball Club’s West Complex.
State official to be director of Manhattan airport
March 26, 2015
Jesse Romo, the director of aviation for the Kansas Department of Transportation, will become the director of the Manhattan Regional Airport next month.
Kansas House passes bill to authorize $1.5B in pension bonds
March 26, 2015
The Kansas House has approved a bill authorizing $1.5 billion in bonds to help lower the state’s annual costs in funding pensions for teachers and government workers.
Student receives music scholarship to Pittsburg State
March 26, 2015
Jillian Jacobson, a senior at Shawnee Mission North, has received a music scholarship to Pittsburg State University.
Salina man hopes to transform flour mill, redevelop area
March 26, 2015
The owner of a Salina mill has proposed a multimillion-dollar plan to transform the H.D. Lee Flour Mill and Grain Elevator into either townhomes or hotel rooms, with a restaurant 100 feet off the ground.
Mill Valley girls take second at SMN 50s Invite
Shawnee Mission North freshman Merriman wins 100 butterfly, backstroke
March 26, 2015
The Mill Valley girls swimming team took second place at the Lady Indians 50s Sprint Invitational on Wednesday at Shawnee Mission North High School.
SM North to present teen-focused musical
March 26, 2015
A coming-of-age musical will have its Shawnee Mission school district debut tonight, with performances also scheduled this weekend.
SM North teacher inducted into Strings Hall of Fame
March 26, 2015
Karen McGhee-Hensel, longtime music teacher at Shawnee Mission North, recently was inducted into the Kansas American String Teachers Association String Teachers Hall of Fame.
Reno County spending money to keep jail smelling good
March 26, 2015
To retain that new jail smell, Reno County plans to buy equipment that will vacuum-seal clothing worn by arriving inmates.
Face to Face: Brian Brown
March 26, 2015
Get to know your Shawnee neighbors with our Face to Face feature.
Healthy Yards Expo promotes green lawn and garden practices
March 26, 2015
The Sixth Annual Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo on Saturday, Mar. 28, will aim to help all gardeners make greener choices for their yards and homes.
Kansas wild bird populations weathering avian influenza
March 25, 2015
The wildlife disease coordinator in Kansas says wild bird population numbers appear unaffected by an outbreak of avian influenza.
Poorman’s High School Baseball Power Rankings
March 25, 2015
Sports editor Jon Poorman ranks the local high school baseball teams.
Kansas House advances measure to ban abortion procedure
March 25, 2015
Kansas is close to banning an abortion procedure targeted by a national group and described by abortion opponents as fetus dismemberment.
Maranatha baseball opens season with victory
March 25, 2015
The Maranatha Christian Academy baseball team opened the 2015 season with a 10-4 victory over Lone Jack in a five-inning game on Tuesday.
Council approves raise for city manager
March 25, 2015
Shawnee city manager Carol Gonzales will receive the city staff’s scheduled raise standard for all employees this year of 3.3 percent and will also receive an additional $2,500 in deferred compensation.