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Human foosball comes to Shawnee with new business
July 1, 2016
Brittany McWilliams was intrigued when she kept seeing suggestions for how to play human foosball on social media.
Shawnee’s Bayer helps patriotic pups help veterans
July 1, 2016
For many military heroes, coming home after serving their country is a welcome embrace into normal life. But for others, the experience is confusing, strange and downright scary.
Shawnee City Council accepts $11.7 million in stormwater funding
July 1, 2016
When it comes to funding a few upcoming stormwater projects, the city of Shawnee will be getting a little help. At its meeting Monday evening, the city council approved notices of intent to accept about $11.7 million from the Johnson County Stormwater Management Council to fund three flood remediation projects along the Nieman Road corridor.
PTAs offer forum with Shawnee-area candidates
July 1, 2016
The PTAs for Rhien Benninghoven and Mill Creek elementary schools have teamed up to organize a candidate forum later this month.
No love lost
June 30, 2016
Everett Strupper of the Atlanta Journal and other journalists referred to the linemen on the 1930 national champion University of Alabama team that went 10-0 as ‘Red Elephants.’
Projects will close Shawnee portion of county’s Streamway Trail
June 30, 2016
Two separate safety-related construction projects slated to begin in mid-July and early August are expected to close northern portions of the Gary L. Haller Mill Creek Streamway Trail in Shawnee.
Shawnee police respond to disturbance involving armed, mentally ill woman
05:01 p.m., June 29, 2016 Updated 12:02 p.m.
Several Shawnee police responded to the Wilder area of western Shawnee this afternoon when a woman was reported to be armed in the midst of a mental breakdown, and later returned to the area in the evening.
Kansas Supreme Court accepts latest school funding changes; up next, the adequacy question
June 29, 2016
The Kansas Supreme Court said Tuesday that it is satisfied with the Legislature’s action last week addressing school funding equity, and it will not issue any other remedial orders such as closing public schools.
Shawnee Sports: Coaches leave long-lasting legacy that goes beyond playing field
June 29, 2016
After the passing of coaching legends Pat Summitt and Buddy Ryan on Tuesday, sports reporter Chris Duderstadt shares the strong relationships between area coaches and their athletes, as well as the personal bond he had with his former college cross country and track and field coach.
De Soto superintendent’s salary higher than predecessor’s
June 29, 2016
The new superintendent of the De Soto school district will earn about $12,000 more annually than its previous superintendent.
One person killed in I-435 crash
June 28, 2016
The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating after one person was killed in a crash on Tuesday morning.
Improvements made at Emporia State camp help SMN girls hoops in summer league games
June 28, 2016
Shawnee Mission North girls basketball coach Brian McIntosh got to take his team to his old stomping grounds last week for the Emporia State girls basketball team camp, and he felt like it was just what the Indians needed. A number of the noticeable improvements that the Indians made were on defense, and that was evident in SM North’s summer league games against St. Teresa’s Academy and Olathe North Monday at SM South.
Five places to catch Fourth of July fireworks near Shawnee
June 28, 2016
The Fourth of July is nearly upon us, and for many, that means one thing: fireworks.
Retired government security specialist now helps Shawnee stay safe
June 28, 2016
With its small town charm and friendly neighbors, Shawnee is known to many for being a happy and safe place to live.
FootGolf launches at Tomahawk Hills Golf Course
June 27, 2016
The Tomahawk Hills Golf Course, at 17501 Midland Drive, has added a separate FootGolf course, and to help launch the new facility, complimentary play is being offered June 27th through July 3rd.
Digging in: Shawnee student participates in archeological field study
June 27, 2016
Chase Oswald first dabbled in digging through history under water — for instance, exploring the wreckage of a World War II-era Nazi oil tanker near Aruba.
Mill Valley wrestling brings in two-time collegiate champion
June 27, 2016
There’s a reason Mill Valley’s wrestling team has been one of the best the past few years in Class 5A.
Free ice cream offered to Shawnee residents who review upcoming trail projects
June 27, 2016
The city of Shawnee is holding an ice cream party in Trail Springs neighborhood on Wednesday evening to talk about trail improvements.
Four Kansas lakes may have blue-green algae
June 27, 2016
The Milford Reservoir is under a warning for toxic blue-green algae and the Marion Reservoir is under a watch status.
Sliva to Specht: A smooth coaching transition for SMNW volleyball
June 27, 2016
Susan Specht has taken the reins from Sarah Sliva as the Shawnee Mission Northwest head volleyball coach, and is looking forward to her first season leading the Cougars this fall.

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