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Five questions: Time to read
04:00 p.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Basehor Community Library Director Diana Weaver talks about sitting down with a good book in the new year.
Animal rescue organization needs rescue of its own following mouse shortage, summer drought
03:39 p.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
At this time last year, the price of a frozen, euthanized mouse was 45 cents.
Education focus: Support is available for adults heading back to school
01:42 p.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
You’ve decided you’re heading back to school, and you’ve picked a program that will serve you well. But still, a lot of questions remain.
Education focus: Going back to school a worthwhile balancing act, say area students
01:35 p.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
These days, Celeste Neubauer of Olathe describes her life as a balancing act.
Education focus: Partnership to provide career, technical education
01:18 p.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Lawrence may be home to the largest university in the state of Kansas, but for people who grow up here and whose career plans involve something other than a four-year college degree, access to other kinds of post-secondary education has traditionally been limited.
Seven Shawnee agents join Keller Williams realty office
January 8, 2013
Seven Shawnee real estate agents recently joined the Keller Williams Realty Legacy Partners Market Center.
Wrestling: Three Jaguars place in Derby Invitational
11:13 a.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Mill Valley junior Jake Ellis recovered from a second-round loss at the Derby Invitational wrestling tournament to notch four victories in the consolation bracket and place third on Saturday at 145 pounds.
Briefly: SMN swimming, basketball; Maranatha basketball
11:11 a.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
SMN swimmers 2nd at SMNW; SMN boys, girls split vs. SMS; MCA boys lose third straight
Mill Valley’s L.J. Hatch commits to play baseball at JCCC
11:09 a.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Hatch, a Mill Valley shortstop and pitcher who goes by L.J.(short for Little John), saw one of his goals become reality when he committed to play baseball at Johnson County Community College.
Local FEMA Corps member joins historic disaster response
January 8, 2013
Victoria Celli, a 2012 graduate of Shawnee Mission Northwest, was among hundreds of young leaders who returned home for the holidays following deployments to New Jersey and New York as part of the first class of FEMA Corps, a new federal program designed to provide emergency management experience to young people.
Mill Valley still unbeaten in league play after rout of Ward
11:07 a.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
For a coach always calculating, always modifying, winter break is one of the few times of the year they can stack more plays onto the playbook.
Military regulations force council race withdrawal
January 8, 2013
A lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army who filed for election to a Ward 3 Shawnee City Council seat last week is withdrawing his candidacy — at least for now.
Mill Valley boys basketball dominates Bishop Ward in return from break
10:57 a.m., January 8, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The Mill Valley basketball team has a motto: “All In.” It’s a broad concept, but for this team in particular, it has a dual meaning.
Shawnee Tomorrow leadership class announced
January 8, 2013
The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2013 Shawnee Tomorrow leadership class, which includes 16 individuals who live and/or work in the Shawnee area.
Letter: Shameful voter turnout
January 8, 2013
Voter turnout for the last city election was only 13 percent.
Farewell to a humble servant and brilliant scholar
January 8, 2013
The last time I saw my old friend Fred Krebs was in September.