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WU receives $1.4M gift for athletic scholarships
October 20, 2014
Washburn University has received a $1.4 million donation for athletic scholarships.
Bonner Springs teen sentenced for killing father in Shawnee
October 20, 2014
A 16-year-old Bonner Springs teenager was sentenced to five years and four months in a juvenile facility for the second-degree murder of his father last summer in Shawnee.
Kansas governor, challenger set for more debates
October 20, 2014
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and his challenger, Paul Davis, will meet for back-to-back debates this week in Wichita amid a close race as the election nears.
Indians one win away from playoffs
October 20, 2014
When the final horn sounded, Shawnee Mission North High didn’t jump around. Coach Ben Bartlett wasn’t doused with Gatorade. Students didn’t rush the field.
New attempt to reduce Wichita marijuana penalties
October 20, 2014
A second attempt to reduce marijuana penalties in Wichita has begun.
Shawnee area school district gets gold medal for breakfast program
October 20, 2014
De Soto school district’s Student Nutrition Services department has for the second year in a row been designated a gold medal winner for the Kansas School Breakfast Challenge.
Drivers cautioned during deer mating season
October 20, 2014
Drivers, look out: Kansas deer are on the move and looking for mates. Mid-October through Thanksgiving is prime mating season for deer.
Shawnee catches Royals fever
October 20, 2014
Shawnee has gone crazy for the Royals, and the economic impact is having a big effect on local businesses and the community.
City, county and schools to see big benefits from Shawnee company expansion
October 20, 2014
The expansion of Westmore Industries LLC in western Shawnee will produce wide economic benefits for the city and Johnson County according to a recent cost and benefit analysis study.