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Young teams provide firm foundation
March 13, 2007
The Shawnee Mission Northwest bowling squads entered the 2007 season with a plentiful supply of one thing — youth.
Mill Valley quarterback honored for academics
March 13, 2007
Mill Valley senior Trey Scott was one of 11 players in the Kansas City area from the Kansas side that was recently selected as an outstanding scholar athlete by the Greater Kansas City Football Coaches Association.
Opinion: Dissecting the 2007 bracket
March 13, 2007
Sub-state and state brackets have given way to NCAA Tournament brackets and the madness is finally here.
Mill Valley boys deliver admirable encore
March 13, 2007
The 2005-2006 Jaguars were a tough act to follow.
SM Northwest girls land 3 on all-Sunflower squads
March 13, 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.
Eight SMNW seniors leave lasting legacy
March 13, 2007
Eight seniors from the Shawnee Mission Northwest girls basketball team ended their high school playing careers recently. Their impact on the program will be felt in the coming years, if, for nothing else, the resilience they showed in the face of adversity.
Beware’ banners mean big business
Shawnee college student starts his own KU basketball memorabilia Web site
March 13, 2007
A University of Kansas student and Shawnee native did a favor for rabid KU basketball fans everywhere when he created his business earlier this year.
Staying in step: Siblings, former KU students, strengthen family ties while touring with ‘River
March 13, 2007
A comedian once described “Riverdance” as the perfect career for someone if paralysis affected the body in the opposite direction.
Sebelius says she supports KUMC affiliation
March 13, 2007
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on Monday said lawmakers shouldn’t interfere with the affiliation proposal between Kansas University Medical Center and St. Luke’s Hospital.
Wonderscope has big plans for Spring Break March 16-26
March 13, 2007
Wonderscope Children’s Museum, 5704 Flint, is offering a variety of fun activities for kids of all ages during Spring Break, March 16-26, including dance, art, magic and the museum’s new permanent exhibit, A-Mazing Airways.
Onetime ‘culchie’ reigns as Shawnee parade marshal
March 13, 2007
Mary Brayton took her family for a quick drive down Johnson Drive Sunday morning for a sneak preview of this year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade entries.
Board honors student projects
March 13, 2007
The Shawnee Mission School Board this week honored students creating art through the Reflections program of the National Congress of Parent and Teachers.
Obituary: Robert Keith Wilber
March 13, 2007
Obituary: Bee M. Borg
March 13, 2007
Legislators visit soldiers at Reed
March 13, 2007
Rep. Judy Morrison, R-Shawnee, with State Sen. Peggy Palmer, R-Augusta, recently met with soldiers from Kansas who are patients at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Letter: Support Straub
March 13, 2007
Letter: Project a catalyst
March 13, 2007
Letter: ‘No’ to Wal-Mart
March 13, 2007
Opinion: Government has is everbody’s
March 13, 2007
Don’t care about openness in government? Don’t get hot and bothered when public officials do public business in secret?
City announces fees for pools
March 13, 2007
With a new water playground at the new pool, Splash Cove at the Jim Allen Aquatic Center, come new fee rates for pool passes.
Calendar
March 13, 2007
Council urges projects along
March 13, 2007
Getting several projects up and moving was a goal of the city last week when a special Shawnee City Council meeting was held last week.
Sunshine’ audit tests Kansas counties
Open-records exercise shows many locales still in the dark on compliance
March 13, 2007
In a nationwide audit of county compliance with the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act, a full 36 percent of Local Emergency Planning Committees were found in violation of the law.
Letter: This is ‘better’?
March 13, 2007
Float-building an annual tradition
March 13, 2007
Children in the O’Connor family wait for St. Patrick’s Day like some wait for Christmas.
Obituary: Veneta M. Harvey
March 13, 2007
Letter: Mixed-up priorities
March 13, 2007
Pit bull kills pregnant miniature horse
March 13, 2007
Kay Moyer moved to the Tonganoxie-Basehor area to have room for her miniature horses.
Businesses may see tax relief from state
March 13, 2007
Flush with surging tax revenues, Kansas legislators are bound and determined to hand out tax relief.
Legislators brandish the stick: loss of $116M in KUMC funding
March 13, 2007
Kansas lawmakers Friday dropped the ultimate threat on Kansas University Medical Center.
Feud persists between KU Medical Center and KU Hospital
March 13, 2007
Partners for 100 years, the Kansas University Medical Center and KU Hospital appear to be going their separate ways.
Out & About
March 13, 2007
De Soto school board candidates agree on goal, but not method
March 13, 2007
At last week’s candidate forum, everyone running for school board said the same thing: that they are committed to quality education. How to reach that goal is where they differ.
Jennings murder trial goes to jury
March 13, 2007
A murder trial that has gone on much too long for some is finally wrapping up this week.
Letter: Party crashers
March 13, 2007
Building owner explains plans for downtown condo development
March 13, 2007
It looks like downtown Shawnee will soon see even more brand-new buildings.
Smoking ban to be studied by focus group
Group appointed by mayor will be asked to look at bans in restaurants, public spaces
March 13, 2007
The next step in considering an ordinance prohibiting smoking in Shawnee public places will likely be a focus group appointed by the mayor.
4 Kansas counties short
March 13, 2007
At least four northeastern Kansas counties have no Comprehensive Emergency Response Plan — or have one substantially out-of-date — and do not comply with federal law, according to an audit by the Lawrence Journal-World and other newspapers.