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Out & About
April 10, 2007
Jags push past frigid temperatures
MVHS girls capture another crown, boys finish a close 2nd
April 10, 2007
Kelsey O’Hara ran around the Mill Valley track in her tank top and short shorts with two goals in mind: win and get to the finish line as fast as possible so she could put her extra clothes on.
Northwest swept, ace pitcher receives a scare
April 10, 2007
It was as if the cold weather was an omen.
Letter: Ourselves to blame
April 10, 2007
Defense puts Jags back on track
April 10, 2007
Last week when Mill Valley had opened the season with three straight losses, first-year coach Jeff Strickland had an interesting message for his team.
SMNW clipped in first doubleheader
April 10, 2007
Hitting a hard ball with a hard bat in cold temperatures is tough. Fielding a hot shot off a bat in those same conditions can be even tougher.
SM Northwest girls thrilled to get 3 on all-Sunflower squads
April 10, 2007
Becca Roberts has a reputation around the Sunflower League as a player who can set her feet in the paint and not be moved.
Jaguars learn from loss
April 10, 2007
Arlan Vomhof couldn’t wait to talk to his buddy Jim Ricker.
Tribes split on gambling measure
April 10, 2007
American Indian tribes that operate casinos in Kansas are divided about the state’s new gambling legislation that would allow four casinos and slot machines at horse and dog tracks.
Sebelius veto could ease KUMC deal, key legislators say
April 10, 2007
Some key lawmakers say a budget measure concerning Kansas University Medical Center’s negotiations to expand research partnerships is the height of legislative interference that could endanger efforts to improve health care in Kansas.
Health care compromise applauded on both sides of the aisle
April 10, 2007
The 2007 legislative session featured stark differences on the health care reform front.
Simon-Chekhov combine plays at SM Northwest
April 10, 2007
Keli Rodgers said she was looking for a “simple” play for the Shawnee Mission Northwest Spring production. She chose “The Good Doctor.” The play was written by Neil Simon, based on the short stories of Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov as a collection of 10 sketches with a cast of 26 characters, who are each on stage less than 10 minutes.
Parochial School Calendar
April 10, 2007
De Soto Schools Calendar
April 10, 2007
Moore finds few fans of ‘No Child Left Behind’ Act on district tour
April 10, 2007
Parents and teachers came out in full force Wednesday for U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore’s No Child Left Behind forum at the Shawnee Civic Centre. While most in attendance said they agreed with the purpose behind the law, as Moore said, the devil is in the details.
Family owners aim to spread interest in ice-related sports
April 10, 2007
The food court area of Ice Sports Arena was getting noisy Saturday.
Obituary: Allyson Woodbury
April 10, 2007
Obituary: James Orlyn McNeill
April 10, 2007
State gives permission for Deffenbaugh to expand Shawnee landfill
April 10, 2007
The state has granted the Deffenbaugh landfill a permit to expand.
Obituary: Joann (Elbel) Alexitch
April 10, 2007
Guest Commentary: The Easter masquerade
How the calculation of Easter’s date reflects a centuries-long battle between faith and reason
April 10, 2007
In 1582 Pope Gregory XIII established our modern calendar and fixed the rules determining the date of Easter. This year Easter falls on April 8, but it can shift from year to year by as much as a month on Gregory’s calendar.
Opinion: The genius of democracy
April 10, 2007
Nothing so exemplifies the genius of the American Experiment as the ease with which transitions are accomplished.
Calendar
April 10, 2007
Plan buoys city officials
April 10, 2007
Shawnee city officials are excited at the idea of a combined business park and recreational park with a lake 20 acres larger than the lake in Shawnee Mission Park.
Engineer returning to Iraqi home
April 10, 2007
For 10 years, Rizgar Hamawandy has watched the events in his home country from afar.
Bond issue pared to $54 million
Board develops list Board develops list care of its top needs
April 10, 2007
A super-sized De Soto Board of Education developed a preliminary list Monday from a pared-down $54 million bond issue designed to take care of the growing district’s immediate needs.
New code gives city more teeth
Stricter standards aimed at tightening regulation of rundown properties
April 10, 2007
Shawnee now has a little more muscle power when it comes to keeping homes in the city up to code.
Death ends courageous teen’s 4-year battle
April 10, 2007
Though her battle with cancer defined her strength and courage, friends and family will remember Allyson Woodbury not for the disease that shortened her life, but for her dancing, her smile and her desire to help others.
Project planned for park lake
April 10, 2007
An informational meeting will be held later this month concerning planned lake restoration and wetland improvements to Shawnee Mission Park Lake, which are scheduled to begin later this year.
Opinion: Huggins shows true colors
April 10, 2007
About this time, one year ago, a former high school athlete that I covered approached me at a softball game and said: “How about K-State hiring Huggins? When are you going to write something about that?”
Cold front freezes area sports scene
April 10, 2007
Farmers watched their reports with tension. Gardeners covered their plants and flowers.
Shawnee Mission School Calendar
April 10, 2007
Letter: Letter was on point
April 10, 2007
SM Northwest tennis team drops a pair of league duals
Cougars put up strong fight vs. Sunflower League foes
April 10, 2007
The Shawnee Mission Northwest boys tennis team battled two quality Sunflower League opponents and the weather last week. As it turned out they came up victorious against none of them.