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Chamber banquet posts record numbers
February 1, 2006
The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce presented its 2005 Service Awards at its annual dinner Saturday in front of more than 500 guests, the largest crowd ever recorded.
Monticello Township passes into history
February 1, 2006
Last week, history was made locally in more ways than one.
Birth: Ryan Joseph Goetz
February 1, 2006
Delivering the goods: Meals on Wheels
Program gives elderly hot, nutritious meals
February 1, 2006
Dorothy Brown doesn’t let being homebound stop her from helping her community.
Family traces roots back to founder
February 1, 2006
In Shawnee’s 150 years, influential residents have come and gone, and some family names have disappeared as families intermarried.
Dateline: Students lead each school day with their news broadcast
February 1, 2006
The clock is ticking for Ashlyn Hughes, Genevieve Boolin and Taylor Pettit as they practice delivering the news four times before the show.
Letter: More than enough
February 1, 2006
Letter: A ‘bottomless pit’
February 1, 2006
Opinion: Senator’s idea finds no takers
February 1, 2006
Sen. Chris Steineger’s proposal to merge Johnson and Wyandotte counties seems, not at all surprisingly, not to have achieved much traction.
Former city manager to county parks board
February 1, 2006
As it turns out, former Shawnee City Manager Gary Montague’s retirement from weekly, local government meetings lasted a whole six weeks.
Vacation acquaintance eads to visit from Rome
February 1, 2006
Efisio and Simona Contini, visitors from Rome, Italy, spent an entertaining weekend at the home of Joe and Mary Borders in Shawnee.
Engagement: O’Neill-Dirks
February 1, 2006
Anniversary: Don and Paul Farmer
February 1, 2006
Northwest drops third straight contest
February 1, 2006
The Olathe South boys basketball team proved Friday night why they were the Sunflower League coaches’ pre-season favorite to claim the league title.
Northwest bowlers on a roll
February 1, 2006
Down by 100 pins after the first game against Sumner Academy of Arts and Science, the Shawnee Mission Northwest boys’ bowling team battled back and took the contest by more than 60 pins in the team’s most thrilling match of the season last Wednesday at Park Lanes.
Lady Cougars bounce back from loss with solid effort
After losing to SM South, Northwest downs BV West
February 1, 2006
Rebounding from a sub-par second half against Shawnee Mission South Tuesday, the Shawnee Mission Northwest girls basketball team put together one of their best second halves of the season against Blue Valley West on Thursday to claim a 62-48 victory.
Back on track
Mill Valley responds to first loss of season with first win over a 6A opponent
February 1, 2006
Bill Self would have envied the way Mill Valley ran the high-low offense last Friday night at Shawnee Mission North.
Cougars enthusiastic about new football coach
February 1, 2006
Last Thursday night, Washburn Rural football coach Aaron Barnett was officially introduced as the new head football coach at Shawnee Mission Northwest.
Lady Jags reach first-ever title game
February 1, 2006
The Mill Valley girls basketball team was riding high in the first quarter of Saturday’s championship game in Louisburg — their first ever appearance in a championship game of any kind.
Opinion: We’re all missing out
February 1, 2006
In each of the past few seasons, Shawnee Mission Northwest and Mill Valley have faced each other on the basketball court in what was quickly becoming a tasty rivalry.
De Soto elementaries celebrate Kansas Day
February 1, 2006
When Mize Elementary School students enter the building each morning, they’re greeted by a display case of Kansas veterans.
Photo history book deadline extended
February 1, 2006
The Shawnee Sesquicentennial Committee has announced that it will extend the deadline for those who would like to submit photos for a pictorial book of Shawnee’s history.
Johnson-Wyandotte merger?
Leaders find little good to say about legislator’s proposal
February 1, 2006
Could a merger between Johnson and Wyandotte counties creating one super county ever happen?