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Guest Commentary: A prescription for quality health care
June 12, 2007
Here is a quiz. Of the presidential candidates who have announced a health care plan, which one said the following?
Obituary: Charles William Cramer
June 12, 2007
Shawnee looks for bright future in economic development
June 12, 2007
Shawnee has reason to hope it will soon get the commercial boost it is looking for.
Opinion: Don’t doubt Durant
June 12, 2007
Last week, shortly after a pre-NBA draft camp in Orlando, Fla., it was revealed that University of Texas superstar Kevin Durant was ranked near the bottom of an 80-player pool in terms of overall skills ranging from speed and agility to weight-lifting.
Abduction renews focus on safety
June 12, 2007
The tragedy of Overland Park teenager Kelsey Smith being abducted June 2 from a shopping center parking lot and found dead days later is focusing attention on self-defense, martial arts instructors say.
American Girl garden party a hit in Shawnee
June 12, 2007
For three months Hannah Weber, 8 of Shawnee, saved up the money she earned from doing her chores. Finally, after getting the last amount she needed from an Easter egg, she was able to buy just what she wanted — an American Girl doll.
Extra innings the norm for Hornets so far
June 12, 2007
The Johnson County Hornets had a taste of the big leagues this past weekend — in more ways than one.
Cougars find successful mix in 2007
June 12, 2007
In baking or chemistry, there’s something to be said for letting the ingredients mingle for a while.
Lions, then Jaguars, now Bears — Oh, my!
Turner High School set to join Kaw Valley League in 2008-2009
June 12, 2007
Turner High School has been accepted into the Kaw Valley League and will begin play during the 2008-2009 season.
Musical marks production debut for theater, director
June 12, 2007
The girl is back in Kansas.
Obituary: Calvin Merle Wilson
June 12, 2007
Obituary: Bret Thomas Smith
June 12, 2007
Obituary: Robert J. Pahura
June 12, 2007
Obituary: Marguerite I. Hendry
June 12, 2007
Obituary: Josiah Scottreeman
June 12, 2007
Letter: Accountability
June 12, 2007
Opinion: Sun shines on annual fiesta
June 12, 2007
Providence continues to smile on Old Shawnee Days.
Teachers seek pact talks
June 12, 2007
Teachers and the National Education Association Shawnee Mission representatives Monday once again begged the Shawnee Mission School Board to come back to the table for teacher contract negotiations instead of following through with an impasse.
Man claims he saw cougar cross road
June 12, 2007
A Kansas City, Kan., man said he saw a mountain lion crossing U.S. Highway 24-40 early Friday morning.
Shawnee misses out on All-America list
June 12, 2007
Though Shawnee was named one of 21 finalists, city officials learned Friday that the city had not been chosen as an All-America City.
Calendar
June 12, 2007
Budget battle turns on guarding reserves
June 12, 2007
The Shawnee City Council is heading into another tough year of budget talks.
Monticello’s founders hoped community would be ‘the principal city of our county’
June 12, 2007
A little bit of history came to life Saturday — residents from 150 years ago came back to life and James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok roamed the lands of Monticello again.
Lawsuit filed over Grey Oaks
Residents say city followed incorrect procedure in rezoning
June 12, 2007
Residents of western Shawnee who oppose the Grey Oaks commercial development, and the possibility of a Wal-Mart locating there, have filed a lawsuit against the city.
Making a splash: City dedicates new pool
June 12, 2007
It was a bit early Saturday morning, but it was evident that many people were itching to get into Shawnee’s new pool for free.
Mill Valley’s finest
Woods, Umbarger named Jaguars’ Athletes of the Year
June 12, 2007
Throughout his four-year career at Mill Valley High School, recent graduate Justin Woods made a ton of headlines, stood out every time he went to compete and left the school as one of the most accomplished Jaguars of all time.
Making a statement
Addition opens to rave reviews
June 12, 2007
Marc Wilson is leading a group of reporters through the new Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, where he serves as director.
Out & About
June 12, 2007