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Nick and Jake’s to open in western Shawnee
July 16, 2018
A popular local restaurant is opening its fourth location in Shawnee.
Guest column: Like it or not, Kobach parade float represents nation’s democratic values
July 16, 2018
Shawnee resident Marty Augustine wrote our latest guest column.
Lenexa Police investigate overnight shooting
July 14, 2018
A man with a gunshot wound walked into the Casey’s General Store near 79th and Quivira late Friday.
Police investigating homicide of woman reported missing on July 6
July 14, 2018
Shawnee Police are investigating after a woman who had been reported missing on July 6 was found dead inside a Shawnee home. A 47-year-old resident of the home was arrested and now faces charges in the death.
Shawnee area students earn K-State degrees
July 11, 2018
Hundreds of Shawnee area students recently graduated from Kansas State University.
Shawnee students named to honor roll
July 11, 2018
Five Shawnee residents were named on Oklahoma Baptist University’s academic honor roll for the spring 2018 semester.
Television show seeks local participants
July 11, 2018
The Emmy-nominated hit television show, “Mind Field,” is coming to Stilwell to film.
Johnson County residents invited to preview new voting equipment
July 11, 2018
This week, Johnson County voters will have the opportunity to see and use the county’s new voting equipment ahead of its debut in the upcoming primary election.
MTKC presents two musicals this month
July 11, 2018
Music Theatre Kansas City is presenting its two summer shows, “Fame” and “My Favorite Year,” this month.
Shawnee college student travels to Thailand to work with elephants
July 11, 2018
This summer, 20-year-old Spencer Boaz, of Shawnee, spent two weeks in Thailand helping animals and learning hands-on what it’s like to be a veterinarian.
She said yes to the family dress
July 10, 2018
Shawnee native to be third generation to wear treasured hand-stitched wedding gown.
Shawnee resident, KU alumnus Rory Ramsdell makes “Mini Allen Fieldhouse” out of new garage
July 10, 2018
Shawnee resident and University of Kansas alumnus Rory Ramsdell built a new garage for his daughters, Raegan and Bailey Ramsdell, to be able to park in, but that’s far from the only use that the family gets out of it. Rory has turned the garage into a mini Allen Fieldhouse.
Shawnee Planning Commission OKs rezoning, preliminary plan for revised Bellmont Promenade development
July 9, 2018
The Bellmont Promenade project is proposed to feature first floor retail and office space, as well as high-end apartments.
Letter to the Editor: Lenexa veteran responds to July 8 letter
July 9, 2018
A second Lenexa resident has submitted a Letter to the Editor to the Dispatch regarding the Kobach parade float.
Letter to the editor: Lenexa resident disappointed with City of Lenexa for allowing Kobach parade float featuring replica gun
July 8, 2018
A Lenexa resident shares his frustration regarding the controversial Kobach parade float, which features a replica rifle.
Enjoy sweet treats at Sheridan’s this summer (and all seasons)
July 4, 2018
Sheridan’s Latte’s & Frozen Custard has been putting smiles on the faces of Shawnee residents of all ages for more than a decade.
Mill Valley senior Ben Trauernicht gears up for Down Under Sports International Games
July 4, 2018
Mill Valley senior Ben Trauernicht will be competing for the United States track and field team at the Down Under Sports International Games from July 13-15 in Australia.
Remembering Monticello: Local organization embraces history of former township
July 3, 2018
As our country celebrates the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence today, one area historical society hopes to keep Monticello Township’s memory alive by sharing its story.
Making a splash: Shawnee water garden featured on tour
July 3, 2018
A Shawnee home will be among dozens featured on the upcoming 25th annual Kansas City Water Garden Tour.
Self defense class to be held in Overland Park
July 3, 2018
The Ali Kemp Educational Foundation is offering a two-hour self-defense training seminar nearby next month.

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