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Pflumm Road to close to traffic Aug. 26-28 for stormwater pipe repair
August 22, 2014
Pflumm Road between Johnson Drive and 57th Street will be closed beginning Tuesday, Aug. 26, as the City of Shawnee makes emergency repairs to a stormwater pipe. The road will remain closed through Thursday, Aug. 28.
25th annual Tour de Shawnee this Sunday
August 22, 2014
Bicyclists of all ages are invited to the 25th annual Tour de Shawnee bike ride this Sunday, Aug. 24.
Shawnee police investigating Thursday morning robbery
August 21, 2014
Shawnee police are investigating the robbery of Taco Bell employee that occurred Thursday morning just outside the fast food restaurant.
‘In Cold Blood’ files case returns to court
August 21, 2014
Attorneys sparring over investigation materials from the 1959 “In Cold Blood” murders in southwest Kansas are headed to court.
Shawnee businesses donate, participate in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 21, 2014
Standing in 90 degree weather Tuesday evening, several business owners in downtown Shawnee and their families dumped buckets full of ice water over their heads.
Police: 800-pound wok taken from Kansas restaurant
August 21, 2014
Police are searching for whoever stole an 800-pound wok from an Asian cuisine restaurant in Kansas.
Interstate-35 and 75th Street ramp closures to affect Shawnee drivers
August 21, 2014
Just as one ramp off Interstate-35 to 75th Street gets ready to open, another is set to close for about two months.
Kansas fights labor rule for home health workers
August 21, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback plans to outline how his administration is fighting a planned federal labor rule that aims to protect domestic service workers.
Overland Park adds personal vaporizers to smoking ban
August 20, 2014
The second-largest city in Kansas is adding electronic cigarettes to its ban on smoking in public places.
$250,000 grant aims to promote Kansas exports
August 20, 2014
The Kansas Department of Commerce is joining forces with Kansas Global Trade Services to increase awareness of the importance of exports to the state’s economy.
Shawnee sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint this weekend
August 20, 2014
The Shawnee Police Department and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint this weekend in Shawnee.
Cosmosphere hosting astronauts this weekend
August 20, 2014
Several astronauts will touch down this weekend in Hutchinson, as part of a fundraiser for the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.
75th Street and Switzer Road intersection to close this weekend
August 20, 2014
Driver’s this weekend are being asked to avoid the intersection of 75th Street and Switzer Road as construction crews will close down the intersection for storm drainage repair from Friday night to Sunday morning.
Shawnee’s Smoothie King brings focus on healthy living
August 20, 2014
Smoothie King opened in Shawnee on Aug. 10 and so far the store has been selling about 200 smoothies per day.
Kansas crops that missed rain showing stress
August 19, 2014
The latest government snapshot says dryland crops in Kansas that missed the recent rain are showing signs of stress.
Groundbreaking set for Troop F headquarters
August 19, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback will join several other state and law enforcement officials in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Kansas Highway Patrol headquarters in south-central Kansas.
State: Accuracy of heavy capacity scales improving
August 19, 2014
State agriculture officials say new leadership, more money and increased scrutiny has improved the accuracy of heavy capacity scales.
Shawnee Mission board approves net expenditures totaling more than $400 million
August 19, 2014
Shawnee Mission’s net expenditures this school year will total $406,523,137, after board members adopted the new budget Monday following a public hearing.
WillowTree Supports, Inc, of Shawnee beneficiaries of JO transit expansion program
August 19, 2014
A new program through the JO allows developmentally disabled to use the Special Edition buses to get to WillowTree Supports, Inc, of Shawnee, an assistive services provider just west of K-7.
Governor discusses efforts to fight federal laws
August 18, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback is campaigning on his administration’s efforts to fight against what he calls federal government overreach.