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Lawrence-based gourmet pizza chain dishes it out to Shawnee
May 8, 2007
For those who have previously commuted to Overland Park or Gardner for Wheat State Pizza’s gourmet pizza pies, the new location in Shawnee is a welcome sight.
Letter: Stay informed
May 8, 2007
Guest Commentary: The lesson of Jamestown
May 8, 2007
On May 14, America will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the settlement of Jamestown, Va. The occasion provides us with an opportunity to understand and celebrate the distinctive, secular ideal underlying America’s freedom and prosperity.
Out & About
May 8, 2007
University repairs planned at last
May 8, 2007
Now that the Legislature has approved funds to repair universities, Kansas University Medical Center officials say they can get to work on some major projects.
Opinion: Future stars
May 8, 2007
Soccer at Maranatha Academy has reached legendary status.
Northwest boys finish strong, tie for 3rd
May 8, 2007
It’s not how you start that matters, but how you finish.
Procedures approved for casinos
May 8, 2007
Let the games begin.
Tolls set to rise in July
May 8, 2007
Start digging through the sofa cushions.
Changes in KPERS affect future hires
May 8, 2007
It wasn’t a sexy topic, but one of the major pieces of work in the just-completed legislative session will bring a substantial change to the state’s public employee pension system.
Mill Valley High School’s boys tennis season ends at regionals
May 8, 2007
Mill Valley will have to wait another year to send a tennis player to the state tournament.
Northwest swimmers preparing for state
May 8, 2007
Though the Shawnee Mission Northwest girls swim team did not finish in the top half of the competition at Saturday’s Sunflower League meet, Cougars coach Scott Virden is not alarmed.
SM Northwest baseball splits wet week
May 8, 2007
The Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball team began last week with their bats blazing, but it appeared the thunderstorms of last week had doused that fire by Saturday.
Jags gear up for league meet with strong showing at SM North
May 8, 2007
If the Mill Valley boys win the league meet today, it might cause the Lansing boys to think about what could have been.
Mill Valley loses focus
May 8, 2007
The Mill Valley softball team can wave bye-bye to a Kaw Valley League title.
Lady Jaguars blitz Bobcats
May 8, 2007
The Mill Valley High School girls soccer team had plenty of reasons to get out to a slow start Monday at Basehor-Linwood.
Parochial School Calendar
May 8, 2007
Shawnee Mission School Calendar
May 8, 2007
De Soto Schools Calendar
May 8, 2007
Dancers honored at regional competition
May 8, 2007
Forty local dancers from the Dixie Bell Dance Center in Shawnee recently took top honors at a regional dance competition held at KCI Expo Center.
Obituary: Daniel E. Yoakum Sr.
May 8, 2007
Obituary: Rovella Tonabelle Owens
May 8, 2007
Obituary: Betty M. Overby-Burge
May 8, 2007
Obituary: Lorraine Hall Hill
May 8, 2007
Obituary: Jeunesse Louise Gorman
May 8, 2007
Obituary: Edna L. Dechman
May 8, 2007
Area business pampers pets
May 8, 2007
Some residents may not know it, but Edwardsville is home to a luxury resort. It’s not for humans, though.
Rotary study team from India concludes 30-day visit to Kansas
May 8, 2007
A five-member group study team from India visited the Shawnee Rotary Club Friday as part of its one-month stay in Kansas.
Opinion: Spirits rise to the occasion
May 8, 2007
And so, as if one were needed, we’ve had another lesson in the capriciousness and violence of Kansas weather.
City begins budget talks
May 8, 2007
Members of the Shawnee City Council began discussions on the city’s 2008 budget Tuesday at the Finance & Administration Committee meeting.
Calendar
May 8, 2007
De Soto board plans not 1 but 2 bond votes in September
May 8, 2007
Expected to approve a bond question Monday to put before voters in September, the De Soto Board of Education instead approved two.
Gardeners prepare for biannual tour
May 8, 2007
Not so long ago, Terry and Teresa Busing’s backyard resembled a dusty baseball diamond more than a relaxing oasis.
Puppy love
Advances in health care and therapy
May 8, 2007
Rudy was a dog that loved to run, play and have a good time.
Contract includes pay hike
May 8, 2007
The De Soto Board of Education approved a 2007-2008 contract for Superintendent Sharon Zoellner that includes a 4.2 percent salary increase.
7th grade musician adds dulcimer to her list of skills
May 8, 2007
If Amy Walker had any doubts about her daughter Caitlin’s musical confidence, they disappeared last weekend in Mountain View, Ark.
World’s first unmanned cargo
May 8, 2007
An unmanned aircraft the military uses for carrying cargo and dropping leaflets in war zones has earned the attention of the Kansas National Guard.
Commission approves Justice Center plat, plan
May 8, 2007
With preliminary approval, the Shawnee Justice Center’s preliminary plat and site plan now need to make it past the Shawnee City Council in order to break ground in June.
Presidential Scholar
Northwest senior fills the bill
May 8, 2007
Like most high school seniors, Shawnee Mission Northwest’s Spencer Hill has spent the last year applying for scholarships to help pay for college.
Cougars bounce back big
May 8, 2007
The Cougars got a taste of something they needed, then a plateful of what they didn’t.