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Have you noticed a foul odor coming from the landfill?

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Yes, but only when driving by the landfill
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Former SMNW hoops standout Skeens earns All-America, Academic All-America honors
March 20, 2018
After guiding the Washburn men’s basketball team to an NCAA Division II tournament appearance, Shawnee Mission Northwest alumnus Brady Skeens has earned Basketball Times All-America and CoSida Academic All-America third team honors.
SJA’s Rodina, Martinez win state powerlifting titles; MV’s Berner earns state runner-up honors
March 19, 2018
Lifting weights serves as a way to build strength for all different sports, but for some athletes in the Shawnee area, it’s much more than that. More than a dozen athletes from the area competed at the Kansas 5A state powerlifting meet on March 3 at Bonner Springs High School. St. James Academy seniors Zack Rodina and Rio Martinez highlighted the meet by winning state titles in their respective weight classes. Rodina and Martinez led St. James to third place. Mill Valley junior Abby Berner was the state runner-up in the 140-pound girls division. Berner earned at least one medal in all three of her meets in her first season of powerlifting.
Celebrate the ‘birth of American pop songs’ on March 28
March 18, 2018
“Speakeasy: The Birth of American Pop Songs” will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on March 28 at Shawnee Town Hall.
Kansas City area Hy-Vee stores to help feed needy families
March 18, 2018
All Kansas City metro Hy-Vee food stores are joining forces with City Union Mission to feed Kansas City area families in need.
Automotive Advisers: Spring is approaching, it’s time for an alignment check
March 18, 2018
With the Kansas winter nearly in the rearview and the promise of spring on the horizon, there are several maintenance checks to consider for your car, one of which is for alignment.
Two area Cricket Wireless stores burglarized overnight
March 17, 2018
Police are working to determine if two overnight burglaries may have been the work of the same suspects.
Chipotle fundraiser to benefit KC Pet Project on Monday
March 16, 2018
Do you love Chipotle? If so, you can satisfy your tastebuds and help a good cause at the same time.
Jazz concert to benefit Midland Academy renovation
March 16, 2018
On Sunday evening, jazz lovers are invited to enjoy the talent of a local musician.
Police investigating Thursday morning break-in at vape shop
March 16, 2018
Someone broke into Flat Land Vapes early Thursday morning and took several items from a display case. Police confirm they were called to the shop, located at 6212 Nieman Road, by an alarm company who reported someone possibly inside the business.
MTKC presents Disney’s new ‘Freaky Friday’ musical
March 15, 2018
Music Theatre Kansas City is one of the first theater programs nationwide to produce the brand new musical version of Disney’s modern fairytale, “Freaky Friday.”
City seeks community center ideas from public
Parks and recreation staff, consultants to incorporate input into final design for western Shawnee structure
March 13, 2018
City staff is seeking public input for a potential community center to be built in Shawnee at 61st and Woodland.
Council to discuss e-cig regulations
March 13, 2018
The council will consider changes to vape store regulations at a couple upcoming meetings.
Three infant measles cases confirmed in Johnson County
March 13, 2018
The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment has confirmed three cases of measles in a Johnson County child care facility.
Several area basketball players earn all-league honors
March 13, 2018
With basketball season now complete, the all-league teams from the area have been released. Here’s a breakdown of the Shawnee area basketball players who received all-league honors.
Dispatch sports reporter named Oscar Stauffer award winner
March 12, 2018
Chris Duderstadt was recently declared “Sportswriter of the Year” by the KSHSAA.
Mill Valley falls to Pittsburg in third-place game of 5A boys basketball state tournament
March 11, 2018
The Mill Valley boys basketball team fell to Pittsburg, 58-56, in the third-place game of the Class 5A state tournament on Saturday at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka. Mill Valley senior Cooper Kaifes scored a game-high 28 points.
Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy accepting applications for 2018 Session
March 10, 2018
The American Legion Boys State of Kansas Leadership Academy is now taking applications for its 2018 session.
Mill Valley boys basketball comes up short against Carroll in 5A state semifinals
March 9, 2018
Mill Valley senior Cooper Kaifes scored a game-high 20 points, but the Jaguars fell to Bishop Carroll, 58-47, in the semifinals of the Class 5A boys basketball state tournament on Friday at the Kansas Expocentre. The Jaguars will play for third place against Pittsburg at 2 p.m. Saturday.
St. James girls basketball shows support for special fan in state quarterfinal loss to Liberal
March 9, 2018
While the St. James girls basketball team came up short in a 62-29 loss to top-seeded Liberal in the first round of the Class 5A tournament on Thursday at the Kansas Expocentre, the Thunder had several more reasons to leave their hearts on the floor besides trying to pull off the upset. The Thunder donned white ribbons on their warmups to show their support for one of head coach Samantha Paradise’s biggest fans.
Mill Valley girls basketball falls to Maize in 5A state quarterfinals
March 9, 2018
The Mill Valley girls basketball team wasn’t able to overcome a long offensive drought in a 44-37 loss to Maize in the Class 5A state quarterfinals on Thursday at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka. Claire Kaifes put together a balanced stat line with 16 points, eight steals, five rebounds and three blocks. Evan Zars recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 boards.