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Jags clinch 7th KVL soccer title
October 4, 2006
Arlan Vomhof barely missed an ice bath Monday night.
Opinion: Making our schools safer
October 4, 2006
How’s this for a chilling statistic? The children who died in a rash of school shootings over the past eight days were the 49th through the 53rd such child victims in the United States during the past 11 years
Oktoberfest headliner favors American Country-Western
October 4, 2006
Some special visitors to this year’s Oktoberfest in Shawnee are definitely German — but they have a little American twist.
Critic holds Council’s feet to the fire
October 4, 2006
Charlotte Hargis knows that she can be a thorn in the Shawnee City Council’s side — but that’s the way she likes it.
Student suspended after fight
October 4, 2006
Two students were suspended from Mill Valley High School last week one pulled a knife during a during school hours Tuesday. No injuries were reported.
Changes add to cost of 71st Street school
October 4, 2006
Unanticipated changes will add $200,000 to the cost of the new elementary school under construction at 71st and Chouteau, members of the De Soto Board of Education were told Monday.
Lady Jags searching for consistency
October 4, 2006
It’s difficult to get a read on the Mill Valley High School volleyball team this season.
SMNW cruises through Lawrence Invitational
Squad follows win with 4th at league and is now preparing to make a run at state
October 4, 2006
Last Wednesday in Lawrence, the Shawnee Mission Northwest girls tennis team bowled over the competition at the Lawrence Invitational.
MVHS set to host Jaguar Classic
October 4, 2006
Fresh off last weekend’s performance at KU’s Rim Rock Farm, the Mill Valley High School cross country team is set to host its annual meet.
Eagles pick up first victories
October 4, 2006
After falling short in its first two attempts, the Maranatha Academy football team has now won two of its last three games, giving the Eagles their first two victories in school history.
Trick plays get Jags back on track
October 4, 2006
A little trickery made all the difference Friday night in Bonner Springs.
Cougars claim upset
October 4, 2006
A little Homecoming Magic and a ton of Cougars grit and determination were the ingredients for a whale of a football game last Friday at Shawnee Mission North District Stadium, as the Shawnee Mission Northwest Cougars downed Olathe South 21-20 in a game that went down to the final seconds.
Opinion: They’re still football players
October 4, 2006
Although they’ll never play each other because they are in different classes, the Mill Valley and Shawnee Mission Northwest high school football teams have one obvious similarity.
Volunteers lend a hand to Broken Arrow Trailblazer classes
October 4, 2006
It’s 7 a.m. at Broken Arrow Elementary School and already the learning has begun.
Scarecrow Festival
October 4, 2006
The Shawnee Downtown Partnership will have the second annual Scarecrow Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Calendar
October 4, 2006
Obituary: Eleanor O. Odom
October 4, 2006
Obituary: Nancy Pauline Hammack
October 4, 2006
Letter: Effort continues
October 4, 2006
Letter: Time for a requiem
October 4, 2006
Police seek witnesses
October 4, 2006
Shawnee Police are investigating an injury accident that occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Shawnee Mission Parkway and Pflumm. Two vehicles, a red Pontiac Sunbird and a white Chevrolet Tahoe collided nearly head-on in the intersection. One driver was transported to the hospital.
Soccer clubs support plan
October 4, 2006
While some stand opposed, others in Shawnee are voicing their support for a county-funded and run youth soccer complex that would be built in southern Overland Park.
Principals studying drug-testing policyfor school activities
October 4, 2006
A rumor about De Soto schools implementing random drug testing of students at the high school level gave the principals an idea.
Florist flourishes for 50 years
October 4, 2006
Few businesses can boast of a longer history and more successful organization than Russell Florist.
Partnership reviews downtown progress
October 4, 2006
Between the new buildings, events, pool and streetscape, there’s a lot going on in downtown Shawnee.
Letter: A story to tell
October 4, 2006
Campaign briefing
Here are the headlines in the 2006 campaign races
October 4, 2006
Kansas Republicans say they’re unified
Cross country teams take big step forward
October 4, 2006
The long distance traveling is beginning to pay off for Shawnee Mission Northwest’s boys cross country team, while the girls squad appears to be reaping the same benefits by staying close to home.
Out & About
October 4, 2006
Letter: Light up the streets
October 4, 2006
Member of De Soto board speaks against bond issue
October 4, 2006
De Soto School Board member Randy Johnson may have voted in favor of the $105.7 million school bond, but he’s now part of a group that doesn’t want it to pass.
Board members experienced in bond elections
October 4, 2006
Editor’s note: This is the first in a four-part series examining the De Soto district’s $105.7 million bond issue, which will be put before voters in November.
Monticello opponents sound off
Western Shawnee residents that road project will disrupt neighborhood
October 4, 2006
Despite the city’s assurances, many residents in western Shawnee remain wary of the proposed improvements for Monticello Road south of Midland Drive.
Family came to America to seek fortune — and they multiplied
October 4, 2006
For a Shawnee family with more than 300 descendants, very little was known about their history.