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Soccer regional assignments announced
October 25, 2014
On Saturday
At least two injured in separate Saturday morning crashes
06:09 a.m., October 25, 2014 Updated 12:25 p.m.
At least two people were injured in separate crashes early Saturday in Shawnee.
Jaguars clinch playoff berth, top Bonner Springs
October 24, 2014
Friday night was the Christian Jegen show as Mill Valley High defeated Bonner Springs High 42-0 and clinched a playoff berth in the process.
Wonderscope offers first Halloween WonderSpook
October 24, 2014
Ready for a night of spooky fun at WonderSpook? The event is Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City’s first Halloween event and is being held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct.31.
Journal-World files motion to open sealed arrest affidavits
October 24, 2014
Two Douglas County District Court judges have sealed the arrest warrant affidavits of three men charged with rape. The Lawrence Journal-World on Friday filed a motion to challenge the decision to close the first of the affidavits, citing a new state law that presumes that an arrest warrant is a public document after an arrest occurs.
Choir concert to benefit Johnson County Human Services Food Pantry
October 24, 2014
A list of area churches are coming together to benefit the Johnson County Human Services Food Pantry with a Better Together Benefit Choir Concert.
Topeka has second fatal motorcycle accident in 2 days
October 23, 2014
For the second time in two days, a motorcyclist has died in an accident in Topeka.
Kansas contractors struggling to fill skilled jobs
October 23, 2014
A survey finds that many Kansas contractors are having trouble filling skilled jobs in the construction industry.
Volleyball sub-state brackets released
October 23, 2014
On Wednesday, the Kansas State High School Activities Association released the volleyball sub-state brackets.
First-generation student documentary premieres
October 23, 2014
A documentary about first-generation college students from across Kansas is premiering next month.
Face to Face: Hope Lutheran’s Senior Pastor Thomas Harries
October 23, 2014
Get to know your Shawnee neighbors with our Face to Face feature.
Local view: Square dancing in France
October 23, 2014
John Beal’s latest column looks at globalization through his latest trip to France.
Dickinson movie theaters sold to B&B Theaters
October 23, 2014
Dickinson Theaters, which owns several Kansas City area theaters including Shawnee’s Westglen 18 in Shawnee, announced earlier this month that it has been acquired by B&B Theaters.
Riley County police to test body cameras
October 22, 2014
Riley County police are moving forward with a pilot program to place body cameras on some officers.
Pair turn themselves in after fatal crash
October 22, 2014
Topeka police say two people suspected of being involved in a fatal hit-and-run have turned themselves in for questioning.
Ex-Kansas Gov. Graves endorses U.S. Sen. Roberts
October 22, 2014
Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and is recording a statewide radio ad for the three-term Republican incumbent in his tough re-election race.
Wheat seeding in Kansas running behind normal
October 21, 2014
Kansas farmers are running a bit behind normal in planting next year’s winter wheat crop.
Salina man gets 60 days in cyclist’s death
October 21, 2014
A 64-year-old Salina man has been sentenced to 60 days in prison in the fatal hit-and-run death of a bicyclist.
Sweat Equity’ housing starts in Reno County
October 21, 2014
A new program in South Hutchinson will build homes for low-income families who help with the construction and Reno County officials are planning to expand the program to families with moderate incomes.
Shawnee area schools to offer Halloween-appropriate theatrical entertainment
October 21, 2014
Two area schools will help bring those eerier aspects of Halloween alive with some onstage entertainment.