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Should the city hold a special election, at a cost of $37,000, in the event of a City Council vacancy?

Response Percent
No, the Council should continue to select a new member from applicants
 
75%
Yes, it is worth the cost for citizens to have a say in a new City Council member
 
25%
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Videos
MVHS soccer state bound after lopsided win
May 25, 2016
The Mill Valley girls soccer team feels slighted a bit this spring as all eyes have been on the baseball team.
Northeast Kansas charities offer summer food program for kids
May 24, 2016
Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas has partnered with the Kansas Department of Education to operate a free summer food program for kids age 18 years and younger.
Shawnee schools offer free lunches for kids
May 24, 2016
The Shawnee Mission School District will offer free hot lunches for all children ages 1 to 18 at various elementary schools in the district.
Beta Alpha Psi scholars announced
May 24, 2016
Two Shawnee students were among more than 50 business majors recognized as scholars by Beta Alpha Psi at Emporia State University.
Park University names graduates
May 24, 2016
Several Shawnee students were among the graduates of Park University in Parkville, Mo., this spring.
St. James golf finishes sixth at state
May 24, 2016
When the horn sounded around 11 a.m. to notify everybody on the course of lightning, golfers had to mark their balls only to return to them three hours later.
SMNW senior golfer Allen shows grit, gamesmanship despite disappointing finish
May 24, 2016
Sports reporter Chris Duderstadt shares how Shawnee Mission Northwest senior golfer Blake Allen displayed gamesmanship and grit despite a disappointing final three holes in regulation at the Class 6A state tournament Monday at Manhattan Country Club.
A quiet servant:’ Former news editor John Beal remembered for professionalism, love for family
May 24, 2016
Last week, members of the Shawnee Rotary Club arrived at John Beal’s room at Kansas City Hospice House to present him with a special award.
Mill Valley High choral teacher ends 35-year career
Stoppel says final years were joyful because Shawnee students ‘want to learn’
May 24, 2016
You wouldn’t find any images of treble clefs or pianos in Sheree Stoppel’s choir room at Mill Valley High School.
Sisters-in-law keep beloved Shawnee bridal shop alive
May 24, 2016
Sisters-in-law Whitney Welsh, Beth Welsh, and Colleen Teasdale recently took over ownership of Bridal Extraordinaire, a popular bridal boutique in Shawnee.
SMNW golf garners familiar fourth-place finish at state tournament
May 23, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s golf team had its fair share of heartbreak on its way to a fourth-place finish Monday at the Class 6A state tournament at Manhattan Country Allen. CC Ghilardi, Blake Allen and Joe Bultman led SM Northwest by placing eighth, ninth and 11th, respectively.
Flash flood warning issued for Shawnee, Johnson County
May 23, 2016
There is a flash flood warning in effect for Shawnee, and northeast Johnson County, until 4:15 p.m.
De Soto school district to offer virtual school for at-risk students
May 23, 2016
The De Soto school district may already have the highest graduation rate in Johnson County at 97.2 percent, but district officials hope a new virtual program could help increase the rate to 100 percent.
Brull, Merriman win individual swimming titles
May 22, 2016
Two white, plastic earbuds keep all the outside noise out. They keep all the nerves out and bring a sense of calm to Shawnee Mission Northwest’s Hailey Brull.
Squaring it up in Shawnee: Swingin’ Singles Square Dance club celebrates 50-year milestone
May 22, 2016
“Let’s square it up. Let’s have some fun,” said longtime square dance caller Jay Krebs. And with that, a large space inside of Shawnee Town Hall became a blur Tuesday night of swirling bodies, swishing skirts and calls of “woo-hoo!” by members of the Swingin’ Singles Square Dance Club.
Face to Face: Kevin Manning
May 22, 2016
Kevin Manning is the city of Shawnee’s new Transportation Manager.
SMN boys, SJA and MVHS girls win regional track and field titles
May 21, 2016
Shawnee Mission North’s boys and St. James and Mill Valley girls track and field teams won regional championships, Friday.
The Village Cooperative of Shawnee celebrates its grand opening
May 21, 2016
The senior cooperative development, designed for those 55 and over, runs on a unique structure where residents don’t rent, but instead join a cooperative, buying a share in their apartment building.
SM North’s Merriman wins 100 freestyle to highlight state swimming prelims
May 20, 2016
Mill Valley, St. James Academy, Shawnee Mission North and SM Northwest were all in action for the state girls swimming prelims Friday at Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka.
Johnson County offers reduce-cost meals for senior citizens
May 20, 2016
Hot nutritious meals are being offered to seniors who are 60 years or older.

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