Archive for Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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Polls

Do you remember a winter in which it snowed as much as it has this winter?

Response Percent
No
 
50%
Yes
 
49%
Total 55
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Having trouble understanding your teen? USD 232 wants to help
March 24, 2010
The De Soto Unified School District wants to help parents connect to their teens.
KDOT announces official road closure dates related to the K-7 interchange
March 24, 2010
The Kansas Department of Transportation today announced projected closure dates for roads related to the Kansas Highway 7 & 55th Street/Johnson Drive interchange project.
Perceptive Software honors area teachers
March 24, 2010
Shawnee-based Perceptive Software has announced a new awards program for outstanding teacher in Kansas high schools.
Police calls March 23, 2010
March 24, 2010
Shawnee police reports filed Tuesday, March 23, 2010.
Wizards place Kraus on waivers
March 24, 2010
The Kansas City Wizards announced Tuesday that forward Michael Kraus was placed on waivers in advance of Wednesday’s MLS roster compliance deadline.
Commuter forecast for March 24, 2010
March 24, 2010
The roads will be a bit wet this morning as you can expect rain to be falling throughout most of the day. The conditions could likely cause lowered visibility so drive safely out there.
Businesses bracing for K-7 project
March 24, 2010
Businesses in the area of Kansas Highway 7 and Johnson Drive are organizing to take proactive measures to make it through the next year and a half of interchange construction.
Center’s fundraiser to honor aide
March 24, 2010
Students at St. Joseph’s Early Education Center on Friday will be hopping into spring for a good cause, and one that’s near and dear to their hearts.
Council candidates sound off on city’s budget
March 24, 2010
As Shawnee heads into increasingly leaner times, cutting city services further may become necessary.
Letter: Time to modify city benefits?
12:00 a.m., March 24, 2010 Updated 09:38 a.m.
To the editor: Thank you to my supporters and everyone that voted for me in the primary election.
5 questions: Spring blooming
Ensure gardens are at the peak of perfection
March 24, 2010
As the spring planting season nears, Leavenworth County master gardener Joy Kromer and her husband, Bill, provide tips on spring and summer gardening.
Beal: GPS ‘thingie’ is no map
March 24, 2010
It is true that we do have a GPS thingie. But, useful and helpful as it is, it’s really not the same as having a good map.
Bus tour encompasses historic Kansas City sites
March 24, 2010
Shawnee Parks and Recreation again will present “Riding with Octave Chanute,” a historic bus tour of the Kansas City area.
Pitching key for SJA baseball squad
March 24, 2010
Brian Bucklin has had a successful run as St. James Academy’s baseball coach since launching the program at the new school five years ago
Eagles eye more state hardware
March 24, 2010
The Maranatha Academy track and field squad won’t start competing against other schools until April 1, but the Eagles won’t be fooling anybody in the 2A classification into thinking that they won’t be one of the teams to beat come May.
Chamber of Commerce Golf Tourney registration deadline slated for May 3
March 24, 2010
Team availability is becoming limited for the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce’s 31st annual golf tournament on Monday, May 17, at Lake Quivira Country Club.
Five more Cougars earn college opportunities
March 24, 2010
The Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball team and head coach Rich Kuzydym witnessed a prodigious day in team penmanship recently when, in a ceremony at Northwest, five Cougar players signed national letters of intent to play college baseball next year.
Veteran SMNW baseball squad ready for breakthrough year
March 24, 2010
Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball coach Rich Kuzydym is heading into the Cougars’ 2010 campaign knowing that his crew of athletes is one of the most veteran he’s ever had.
Eggtc. offers new spin on breakfast, lunch
March 24, 2010
Shawnee residents have been taking advantage of a new breakfast, brunch and lunch option in town.
MVHS teacher strives to challenge students
Wieland named secondary teacher of the year
March 24, 2010
A parade of people marched into Jeff Wieland’s Mill Valley High School classroom before spring break.
Ward I & II candidates square off at Rotary forum
March 24, 2010
Candidates answered questions about economic development, taxes, issues of concern in their wards and the city’s street repaving program in the first of two candidate forums.
Northwest softball squad to rely on young arms, powerful bats
March 24, 2010
Shawnee Mission Northwest softball coach Mark Balderston has no doubts about his team’s offensive capabilities.
Keep an eye on Mill Valley baseball squad
March 24, 2010
For a while, it shaped up to be a typical “lower-seeded team leads early, but higher-seeded team eventually takes control” game that we see so frequently in the postseason.
Despite losses, North track squad looks to reload
March 24, 2010
Shawnee Mission North track coach Ryan Colburn knows he faces an impossible task of trying to replace state medalists and long-time standouts Storm Simons, Chelsea Kiefer, Vanessa Sanders and Jazmin Richmond.