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Mill Valley softball opens season with split at BLHS
April 2, 2013
The Jaguars began their season with a split against Basehor-Linwood (6-1, 1-5), each team taking turns stifling the other’s offense.
Neighbor holds on to seat on Shawnee Mission school board; ballot question passes in De Soto
April 2, 2013
The voters have decided, and one incumbent will hold on to their seat, while another must give it up in races for Shawnee Mission and De Soto school boards.
Caenen descendant presents castle carving to landmark’s owner
08:40 p.m., April 2, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
John Scherman has completed 1,118 wood carvings over the past couple of decades. But the number on display at his Shawnee home has been whittled away by Scherman’s generosity.
Shawnee Police Department honors two employees of the year for 2012
08:35 p.m., April 2, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Shawnee Police Department has selected two 2012 employees of the year, one from the patrol division and one from the support services division.
Shawnee Community Services’ Golf Classic set for April 23
08:29 p.m., April 2, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Shawnee Community Services is counting on local golfers and sponsors to help it take a big slice out of the loan principal for its new building.
Childhood farm memories become fodder for new book
08:20 p.m., April 2, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Not owning any Hallmark stock, Mel Carney never had much use for Christmas cards.
Student-led green efforts paying off at Bluejacket-Flint
08:17 p.m., April 2, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
rsday afternoon, Lucas Shivers’ classroom was high-energy and full of chatter as students worked together on a project.
Wastewater billing change spurs confusion, increases for renters
08:12 p.m., April 2, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Carlyle Apartment Homes, one of the largest complexes in Shawnee, notified residents of a pending addition to their monthly rent bills last week.
Local student activist leads anti-sweatshop charge at KU
08:10 p.m., April 2, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Villa Altagracia, a small village in the Dominican Republic, within weeks will be the source of crimson-and-blue Jayhawk T-shirts coming to the Kansas University campus.
Pflumm, Kemmling, Vaught win council races
April 2, 2013
Two Shawnee City Council incumbents turned back challengers, but another challenger defeated a controversial appointee.
5 questions: Made for monarchs
April 2, 2013
Candy Dials is a Leavenworth County master gardener and has been butterfly gardening for five years. She shares tips on how to attract butterflies and provide much-needed habitats.
Briefly: SMNW club 20th at Kids State; SMNW third, SJA’s Maskus victorious at Meadowbrook
April 2, 2013
Garrett Allen led the Cougars with a ninth-place finish after shooting a 78 on the day.
From the court to the podium: SMN senior successful in track debut
April 2, 2013
Saturday was a day of firsts for India Johnson. The Shawnee Mission North senior athlete participated in her first high school track meet during the Shawnee Mission South Relays and placed first in two of her events.
Mill Valley girls soccer opens season 2-0
April 2, 2013
Mill Valley’s girls soccer team opened its season with much of the offensive punch that propelled it to the 2012 state title game.
Osei, Hein lead way for SMNW at SM South Relays
April 2, 2013
It was a star showing for the Shawnee Mission Northwest senior track and field athletes at Saturday’s SM South Relays.
Briefly: SMNW, SMN baseball teams open seasons; schools seeking volleyball, boys basketball coaches
April 2, 2013
Both Shawnee Mission North and Shawnee Mission Northwest are in the market for new coaches.
Sports This Week: April 3-April 9
April 2, 2013
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