Latest news

Audio clips
Births
Chats
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photos
Photo galleries
2015 Old Shawnee Days Tomato Roll, Parade Baseball: SM Northwest vs. SM North Softball: SM Northwest vs. SM North Baseball: De Soto vs. Bonner Springs Shawnee Mission North Relays SM Northwest-Rockhurst Baseball Mill Valley - Odessa Baseball Mill Valley-SM Northwest Softball
Polls

Do you agree with the tax plan passed by the Kansas Legislature?

Response Percent
No
 
87%
Partially
 
6%
Yes
 
4%
Not sure
 
1%
Total 247
Videos
Ag Hall’s Tractor Daze to include hall of fame inductions
July 2, 2015
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame, 630 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, will conduct its annual “Tractor Daze and Touch a Truck” event from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. July 11.
SMN standout Redick ready for new challenge
July 1, 2015
Just beyond the 400-foot centerfield fence at the Kansas City Kansas Community College Baseball Complex sits a line of small trees. Former Shawnee Mission North standout Chase Redick is hoping he can introduce that shrubbery to at least a few baseballs over the next two years.
Northrop Grumman event aimed at Kansas aviation suppliers
July 1, 2015
Representatives from Northrop Grumman will be in Wichita this week for a supplier’s symposium aimed at the bolstering the aviation industry in Kansas.
High number of rabies cases reported in Kansas
July 1, 2015
Kansas residents are being warned to be cautious around skunks during an uptick in rabies cases.
Young Royals fan who fought cancer has died
July 1, 2015
A 7-year-old Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals drew national attention has died.
Creating a family: Agency seeks more foster families; greatest need in Wyandotte County
July 1, 2015
Wyandotte County has a higher-than-average need for certified foster families.
2 dead after shooting in Overland Park
July 1, 2015
Police in Overland Park say two people have died in a shooting.
Mill Valley student gaining the full Japanese immersion treatment
July 1, 2015
Makenna Langton has been passionate about all things Japanese since she discovered the world of anime several years ago.
Device Shop brings entrepreneurial spirit to Shawnee
July 1, 2015
Concealed within the Device Shop in Shawnee, some incredible things are being made.
Emergency room at Topeka VA reopens
June 30, 2015
The emergency room at Topeka’s Veterans Administration hospital is scheduled to reopen after being closed more than a year.
Overland Park giving $25K to Skywalk Memorial
June 30, 2015
The Overland Park City Council has agreed to give $25,000 to a planned memorial commemorating a 1981 hotel disaster in Kansas City.
Court ruling on air standards may save Westar millions
June 30, 2015
Westar Energy says a U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on toxic emissions at power plants could save the company millions.
Shawnee receives national award for support of military
June 30, 2015
The city of Shawnee has been named as a recipient of the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award and representatives from the city will travel to the Pentagon in August to accept the award.
Face to Face: Doug Simms, Flags 4 Freedom
June 30, 2015
Meet your Shawnee neighbors with our Face to Face feature.
KanCare starting ombudsman volunteer program in 3 places
June 29, 2015
The state-run program that administers Medicaid is seeking volunteer ombudsman for Kansas City, Johnson County and Wichita.
Federal food program struggles to reach rural Kansas
June 29, 2015
A child advocacy group says children in a third of Kansas counties don’t have access to summer food programs.
Shawnee Offering Storm Debris Drop Off Site
June 29, 2015
To help residents dispose of tree debris from last week’s thunderstorms, the City of Shawnee is offering a free drop-off site for Shawnee residents.
High court won’t review Arizona, Kansas citizen proof rule
June 29, 2015
The Supreme Court will continue allowing residents of Arizona and Kansas to register to vote using a federal form without having to provide proof of citizenship.
Police: Man shot out outside Kansas mall knew gunmen
June 29, 2015
Authorities say a man knew the two gunmen who shot at him outside an Overland Park mall.
City budget suggestions cause conflict on Shawnee council
June 29, 2015
New City Council Member Eric Jenkins has proposed some changes to the city’s department structure and budget as the city wraps up its 2016 budget session, which caused some backlash from other members of the council.

Previous