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Do you think Shawnee should ease its restrictions for backyard chickens?

Response Percent
Yes, chickens are great pets
No, the rules are fine
Total 15
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Shawnee community rallies to help 2-year-old battling leukemia
October 13, 2015
Collier Rule surprised a lot of people when he decided he wanted to put on a lemonade stand to help his family friend Tyler Regier, a two-year-old battling leukemia.
Kansas City, Kansas, activist challenges charges
October 12, 2015
A Kansas City, Kan., activist charged in the death of a pedestrian has filed motions challenging the charges and the legality of the Wyandotte County court proceedings.
Agencies expanding capacity for domestic violence victims
October 12, 2015
A surge in homicides involving women in abusive relationships and a lack of beds for victims seeking shelter have prompted some Wichita agencies to seek ways to expand capacity for domestic violence victims.
Local tennis players qualify for state tournaments
October 12, 2015
Several local tennis players qualified for state tournaments over the weekend at regionals.
Child homicides taking toll in Kansas City metropolitan area
October 12, 2015
At least 16 children in the Kansas City metropolitan area have been killed in homicides in the past 12 months, leaving families with a sense of helplessness and prosecutors frustrated by the cases that remain unsolved.
Kansas: No court order needed for same-sex birth certificate
October 12, 2015
Kansas officials say no court order will be needed in the future to process birth certificate applications of children from same-sex couples who conceive by artificial insemination.
Kansas City Connection: The art of ‘Rising Up,’ and visiting some old haunts
October 12, 2015
This week we take a look at the murals of American painter Hale Woodruff at the Nelson-Atkins Museum, Rhiannon Giddens at the Folly, haunted houses in the West Bottoms and the art of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” at the KC Library’s Central Branch.
Shawnee considering changes to backyard chicken regulations
October 12, 2015
More Shawnee residents may soon be able to have chickens as pets in their backyards as the city considers changes to its chicken regulations.
Erfurt Park opens with celebration of two cities
October 11, 2015
Shawnee celebrated the opening of Erfurt Park in western Shawnee on Saturday.
De Soto falls to Frontier League rival Louisburg
October 10, 2015
The De Soto High School football team fell to Frontier League rival Louisburg 43-28 on the road on Friday evening, dropping to 4-2 overall and 2-1 in league play in the process.
Citizens surprise Shawnee police officers with gifts
October 10, 2015
A group of Shawnee citizens wanted to say thanks to the Shawnee Police Department for everything they do and surprised the entire department with gifts on Friday.
Mill Valley crushes Kaw Valley rival Lansing
October 9, 2015
The Mill Valley High School football team captured a resounding 63-6 road victory over Kaw Valley League rival Lansing on Friday evening, improving to 5-1 this season in the process.
ONW pulls away from SMNW with big second half
October 9, 2015
The SM Northwest football team lost to Sunflower League foe Olathe Northwest 50-29 on Friday night.
City council debates additional public comment at meetings
October 9, 2015
A citizen’s suggestion to change a policy in City Council meetings to allow additional public comment saw mixed reactions from the Shawnee City Council.
Mill Valley cross country teams win Cat Classic
October 9, 2015
The Mill Valley High School cross country program captured a pair of victories at its own Cat Classic at Shawnee Mission Park on Thursday evening, as both the boys and girls teams outlasted the competition.
Volleyball Roundup: SJA sweeps Bonner Springs
October 9, 2015
The St. James Academy volleyball team captured a straight-set road victory over Bonner Springs on Thursday evening, defeating the homestanding Lady Braves 25-11, 25-10, 25-12.
Report: Kansas population increases by .3 percent to 2.9 million
October 8, 2015
New health statistics show that the Kansas’ population has nudged up slightly to 2.9 million.
Woman, child killed in highway crash in Kansas
October 8, 2015
A woman and a 6-year-old child have been killed in a single-vehicle accident in Johnson County.
More than 300 teaching vacancies in Kansas
October 8, 2015
Kansas had more than 300 vacant teaching positions at the beginning of this school year, but state officials say some of those vacancies may be filled in the coming months.
Thursday morning police chase ends in Shawnee
10:51 a.m., October 8, 2015 Updated 01:24 a.m.
A police pursuit of two aggravated burglary suspects that began in Kansas City, Kan., ended in Shawnee early Thursday morning.