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What’s your favorite part of Old Shawnee Days?

Response Percent
The free concerts and entertainment
The history you see by wandering through Shawnee Town
The many vendor booths
The carnival rides
The food
The contests
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SMN senior recognized with a Starlight Theater Blue Star Award
June 2, 2010
Shawnee Mission North senior Sean Foster received the Outstanding Artistic Contribution by a Student at the Starlight Theatre Blue Star Awards on May 27.
Police calls June 1, 2010
June 2, 2010
Shawnee police reports filed Tuesday, June 1, 2010.
Commuter forecast for June 2, 2010
June 2, 2010
The roads may be a little wet this morning as showers and storms will likely accompany the cloudy skies. Temperatures will be in the low 70s on the morning commute. Drive safely!
MIll Valley grad relishes D.C. intern experience
June 2, 2010
As a student at Mill Valley High School, Samantha Speer remembers an assignment to write a letter to her representative about the issues most important to her.
Novak announces run for 39th District House seat
June 2, 2010
A retiring high school principal who lost a 2008 election for the Kansas House of Representatives is putting his hat in the ring again.
Scuba diving lessons added parks schedule
June 2, 2010
This summer, Shawnee will allow residents to explore the depths of one of its pools as training to explore some more exotic locales in the future.
County’s Mill Creek Streamway Park trail receives ‘national’ designation
June 2, 2010
The Gary L. Haller Trail in the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Mill Creek Streamway Park was recently named as a new National Recreation Trail, the first Johson County trail to receive the designation.
Navigating Rome
June 2, 2010
They call Rome the Eternal City. That’s because, in this beautiful and fascinating city, founded by Romulus and Remus on the banks of the Tiber River in the mists of antiquity, it can seem to take an eternity to get anywhere.
Community turns out to pay respects to firefighter
June 2, 2010
The Shawnee community and first responders from across the region paid their final respects on Thursday to Firefighter John Glaser.
5 questions: Insect control
June 2, 2010
Jennifer Smith, Douglas County Extension agent-horticulture, answers a few questions about insects, which are getting more prevalent as spring turns to summer.
KDOT project on track after March suspension
June 2, 2010
Eighty-four state road preservation projects totaling $86.5 million, including one Shawnee project, that were suspended in March due to budget cuts are back on track.
Eagles’ Williams is three-time champ
June 2, 2010
Keegan Williams felt pressure like never before on Saturday morning at the Kansas Track and Field State Championships.
Mayor: Council to discuss ‘appropriate way’ to honor firefighter at later date
June 2, 2010
Shawnee Mayor Jeff Meyers says the city will discuss ways to honor the city’s first firefighter to die in the line of duty in the coming weeks, but he says those talks will wait to give time for grieving to take place.
Letter: Shawnee applauded
June 2, 2010
Not lucky that he died doing what he and I love doing; I mean lucky that he lived in such a supportive community.
Teacher, students show ‘Big Hearts for Heifers’
June 2, 2010
The students at Ray Marsh Elementary School were at it again this spring, raising money for the Big Hearts for Heifer fundraiser.
USD 232 boasts two Kindest Kansas Citian finalists
June 2, 2010
Hannah Darling knows what it’s like to have kind people in her life.
North regroups, takes 3rd at state
June 2, 2010
How do you bounce back from heartbreak? With pitching and defense.
Northwest baseball crushes Free State
SMNW ends season with 21-3 record, 3rd-place trophy
June 2, 2010
Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball senior pitcher Chris Mansker knew he needed to close the book on the 2010 season with a win.
St. James nabs four medals at state track championships
June 2, 2010
St. James Academy returned from the Kansas Track and Field State Championships with the largest medal haul in program history.
Thornburg leads Northwest track with state title in 3,200 meters
June 2, 2010
Throughout his career at Shawnee Mission Northwest, Aaron Thornburg has consistently been one of the top distance runners in the state, but he’d never experienced the thrill of becoming a state champion.
Mill Valley’s frist trip to state baseball ends in narrow loss
June 2, 2010
The Kaw Valley League was guaranteed to get one representative into the Class 5A baseball state semifinals — but no more.
Eventual champions oust MVHS softball at state tournament
June 2, 2010
The Mill Valley softball team hoped its third straight trip to the Class 5A state tournament would end with a first-round victory.
Throwers power Mill Valley boys to strong state track finish
June 2, 2010
The sign along the side of I-35 encouraging the Mill Valley High School throwers to take state simply foreshadowed what would become a great weekend.