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St. James returns to 4-1A soccer state quarterfinals
November 3, 2010
St. James Academy is headed back to the Class 4-1A boys soccer Final Four for the third straight year, and the Thunder have an opportunity to bring home their second straight state title.
SMNW soccer falls to BVW in state quarterfinals
November 3, 2010
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s quest for another berth in the Class 6A boys soccer Final Four came to an end Tuesday with a 4-1 loss at No. 1-ranked Blue Valley West in the state quarterfinals.
Informational health night scheduled for MVHS Nov. 17
November 3, 2010
Have questions about childhood obesity? One Mill Valley High School senior is making it easier for family to get those answers.
Eilert ready to tackle job growth in county
November 3, 2010
Ed Eilert defeated incumbent Annabeth Surbaugh with 83,793 votes to her 76,025 to win election as Johnson County Commission chairman.
St. James completes 4A 3-peat
November 3, 2010
St. James Academy shook its opponents with heavy hitting and frustratingly-good defense throughout the Class 4A volleyball state tournament, but the Thunder fully unleashed their fury during the state finals in the form of Annie Reilly’s vicious jump serve.
Northwest’s dynasty restored
November 3, 2010
The two-year hiatus is now over.
Prairie Ridge students get visit, lesson from athlete
November 3, 2010
What do book projects on living organisms and a professional soccer player have in common? A Prairie Ridge Elementary School third grade class.
McCormick, Van Lerberg in top 10, St. James girls to 9th at 4A state meet
November 3, 2010
Although St. James Academy’s top two girls cross country runners — Bridgette McCormick and Alexa Van Lerberg — were a tag team most of the season, that was not the case at the Class 4A state championships Saturday at Wamego Country Club, even though both finished in the top 10.
Community key for Shawnee’s newest pizza joint
November 3, 2010
Dave and Cory Knubley want to meet you.
Letter: Good neighbors
November 3, 2010
I was truly disappointed to read some of the comments made during the recent community meeting regarding Shawanoe Elementary’s possible closing.
Mill Valley musical opens Tuesday
November 3, 2010
This year the Mill Valley High School drama department has gone through a few changes.
Maranatha’s Heller has strong final race, leads Eagles to fourth-place finish in 2A
November 3, 2010
For Maranatha Academy senior Mitch Heller, the 2010 Class 2A cross country state meet provided the stage for a heck of a swan song.
Candy savers
November 3, 2010
Worried about all that Halloween candy sitting around? Karen Blakeslee, K-State research and extension associate for food safety, and Fadi Aramouni, Kansas State University professor of food science, explain the shelf life of candy.
Kansas Supreme Court disbars attorney charged with Shawnee disturbance
November 3, 2010
The Kansas Supreme Court has disbarred an attorney for a string of verbally abusive and disruptive behavior – including profanity-laden confrontations at Shawnee municipal court.
Yoder defeats Moore, puts 3rd Congressional District in GOP column
November 3, 2010
Kevin Yoder’s victory Tuesday night in the state’s 3rd Congressional District helped Republicans nationally win back control of the U.S. House and ensure a GOP sweep of the state’s delegation in Washington.
Visitors bureau website wins honors
November 3, 2010
The Travel Industry Association of Kansas has named the Shawnee Convention & Visitors Bureau website the best overall site in the state.
At Shawnee temple, Kansas City’s Hindus at home in their community
November 3, 2010
A fireworks display coming Saturday to Swarner Park will symbolize more than meets the eye, at least for most surrounding residents.
Neighbors: Jeff Zimmerman
November 3, 2010
Occupation: Lawyer Family: Married, with two adult children Place of birth: Columbus, Ohio
St. James Academy tops Maranatha in Class 4-1A soccer regional finals
November 3, 2010
Rick Enna expected a battle, and that’s exactly what Enna’s St. James Academy Thunder got from Maranatha Academy during the Class 4-1A regional championship soccer game Thursday at the Overland Park Soccer Complex.
Fame lost to the ages
November 3, 2010
Life continues to surprise. You get used to the idea that some people’s images and names are more or less universally known, but you just never know.
Mehalovich leads MVHS boys to bes showing ever at state
November 3, 2010
Coming into the Class 5A state championships, the Mill Valley boys cross country team knew it had an outside chance of getting on the podium with a top-three finish as a team.
BJF students show iron strength
November 3, 2010
Fifth- and sixth-grade students at Bluejacket-Flint Elementary School have the determination and perseverance of world-class athletes.
Development-ready sites and creative funding priority to build Shawnee economy
November 3, 2010
Shawnee must offer development-ready sites and consider creative funding sources in its quest to increase economic development, a panel of community and business leaders agreed last week.
Broadmoor Bistro lecture features St. Louis chef
November 3, 2010
The Wysong Family and James Beard Foundation will again sponsor the Broadmoor Bistro Lecture Series, featuring visiting chef Gerard Craft.
Final fall public hayride scheduled for Saturday
November 3, 2010
For those craving crisp autumn air, this fall’s last public hayride at Shawnee Mission Park will take place Sunday.
No charges in infant’s death
November 3, 2010
Authorities will not file criminal charges in connection with the death of a Shawnee infant who was fatally injured at a Merriam daycare.
SMNW routs South for 6A regional title
November 3, 2010
Todd Boren has questioned his team’s focus at times this season, but if there’s one thing the Shawnee Mission Northwest boys soccer coach knows, it’s that when the Cougars are focused they’re awfully good.
55th Street roundabout open to one-lane traffic
November 3, 2010
Good news for Kansas 7 travelers: The northbound and southbound exits to 55th Street west of K-7 have reopened, at least temporarily.
JCPRD winter class catalog available
November 3, 2010
The Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s winter class catalog is now available.
Local artists featured during Annual JoCo Art Fest
November 3, 2010
Work by 40 county artists is on display through Nov. 21 for the annual Johnson County Art Fest at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway in Olathe.
Crime in 75th Street corridor reduced 44 percent
November 3, 2010
Seeing more police on the streets appears to be helping keep criminals at bay in the 75th Street corridor.