Archive for Monday, December 24, 2012

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Boot Camp fitness classes offered at civic centre
12:26 p.m., December 24, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Shawnee Parks and Recreation Department is offering two sections of a “Boot Camp” program aimed at helping participants sweat away pounds away this winter.
City officials fielding multiple reports of coyotoe sightings
12:24 p.m., December 24, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
On the heels of numerous cougar sightings in Shawnee neighborhoods during the summer, the city is now fielding multiple report of coyotes.
City offering $5,000 grants for downtown improvements
12:22 p.m., December 24, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The city of Shawnee will once again offer improvement grants to downtown property owners in 2013.
Shawnee resident receives degree from Rochester college
12:17 p.m., December 24, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Alexander Tingle of Shawnee graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y., the college recently announced.
Student from Shawnee named to dean’s list
12:15 p.m., December 24, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Anthony Vitale of Shawnee has been named to Missouri Valley College’s dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.
Drummer from Shawnee triumphant onstage after loss of leg
12:12 p.m., December 24, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
In August of 2005, 28-year-old Billy Brimblecom went through surgery to remove his left leg.
Letter: Another skate park needed
December 24, 2012
Western Shawnee needs its own skate park.
Chamber learns about economic gardening, other tools
December 24, 2012
Corey Mohn, an official with NetWork Kansas, addressed the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce recently on what his organization can do for local businesses and economic development efforts.
Five questions: Looking ahead
11:08 a.m., December 24, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Denise Sullivan, K-State Research and Extension family and consumer sciences agent for Leavenworth County, discusses tips on mental and physical health heading into 2013.
Incentives sought for $40 millon redevelopment project
December 24, 2012
A partnership proposing a $40 million redevelopment project at the northwest corner of Johnson Drive and Kansas Highway 7 got a green light to pursue incentives for the project during a special Dec. 20 meeting of the Shawnee City Council.
Sibling rivalry: Twin Italian exchange students play for SMN, SMNW boys basketball teams
10:36 a.m., December 24, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
For the first time since Riccardo and Vittorio Masina started playing basketball three years ago, their opponents won’t be seeing double on the court.
His career just may have some legs: Shawnee native invited to January Major League Soccer combine
10:15 a.m., December 24, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Shawnee native Coleton Henning’s soccer career has taken him all over the world. He was part of the St. Thomas Aquinas boys soccer dynasty and played four seasons in a Division I program. Along the way, he suffered three potentially devastating injuries, each time coming back stronger than before. His next moment awaits: an invitation to January’s Major League Soccer combine with a chance to become a pro soccer player. By Stephen Montemayor