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Face to Face: Deputy City Manager Vicki Charlesworth
November 27, 2014
Get to know your Shawnee neighbors with our Face to Face feature.
Mill Valley student honored in Washington, D.C.
November 27, 2014
Spencer Boaz, a junior at Mill Valley High School, was selected to attend the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in the nation’s capital in November.
Couple sues owner of plane that crashed into home
November 26, 2014
A Chicago couple is suing the Kansas-based owner of a small cargo plane that crashed into their home.
Higher prices, plentiful feed buoy US ranchers
November 26, 2014
Hay is plentiful and readily for sale again out in cattle country as another winter looms. Herds are contently munching on crop residue left over after the bountiful fall harvest, and ranchers marketing their calves are bringing home record prices for their animals.
Two Shawnee Mission school board members file for re-election
November 26, 2014
Seats on both the De Soto and Shawnee Mission school boards will be decided during next year’s general election, April 7, 2015. And according to the Johnson County Election Office, members who currently hold two of those seats have already filed to hold onto them for another four years.
Lavieri: A proposal to KSHSAA
November 26, 2014
The way the postseason works in Kansas is a little confusing, and that is why I am offering my suggestions and recommendations to the Kansas High School Activities Association pro bono.
Overland Park took brunt of Sprint’s fall layoffs
November 26, 2014
More than half of the fall layoffs at Sprint Corp. occurred at the Overland Park headquarters.
Small Business Saturday going big in Shawnee
November 26, 2014
This year’s Small Business Saturday in Shawnee is going to be big. At least that’s what a long list of local businesses and the day’s organizers are hoping as they’ve prepared for this year’s event on Nov. 29. The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce is organizing the event again, but with big changes this year.
Shawnee Community Services sees increased need on holiday
November 26, 2014
Shawnee Community Services has seen a 20 percent increase in demand for Thanskgiving meals this year, and the hungry families receiving them are in for a welcome surprise this year thanks to last minute donations.
Harvest of sorghum, soybeans wraps up in Kansas
November 25, 2014
The latest government farm snapshot shows the fall harvest is wrapping up in Kansas.
Man sentenced for heroin ring that led to death
November 25, 2014
A Kansas City man was sentenced to 30 years in prison without parole for participating in a drug trafficking ring that led to a man’s death.
4 directors to leave Kansas Insurance Department
November 25, 2014
Four directors will retire from the Kansas Insurance Department on Dec. 5.
Kansas City man sentenced in water threat hoax
November 25, 2014
A 70-year-old man who threatened to contaminate water supplies in Kansas and Missouri has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.
Shawnee Mission director highlights current, future safety plans
November 25, 2014
Since former Overland Park Chief of Police John Douglass was hired last school year to be the Shawnee Mission school district’s director of safety and security, the district has done a lot of belt-tightening when it comes to protecting its students and staff.
Shawnee’s Bacchus and Barleycorn celebrates 30 years
November 25, 2014
In the business of selling home brewing supplies, a lot has changed and a lot has remained the same. While the spirit of the craft has remained, the ingredients and flavor potentials have grown immensely. Nobody knows that better than the owners of Bacchus and Barleycorn in Shawnee, a home wine and beer makers store, that celebrated 30 years in business this year.
Dodge City teacher named Teacher of the Year
November 24, 2014
A high school biology teacher from Dodge City High School is this year’s Kansas Teacher of the Year.
Police: Wichita woman injured in stabbing attack
November 24, 2014
Wichita police say a woman is critically injured after being stabbed nine times by a group of women.
Shawnee Edward Jones Office Supports Toys for Tots Drive
November 24, 2014
Keith Winterhalter, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, is supporting the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program by using his office as a drop-off location for this year’s toy drive.
Kansas restroom places second in national contest
November 24, 2014
A toilet-shaped restroom in a small north-central Kansas town has placed second in a national contest.
Lavieri: Thank you, Shawnee
November 24, 2014
I want to start off by saying thank you. Thank you for being such a great community.

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