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Rural Kansas road to become Home on the Range Highway
April 6, 2015
Kansas is honoring the place where its famous state song was written by designating a nearby road as the Home on the Range Highway.
SM Northwest suffers 12-4 loss to Rockhurst
April 6, 2015
The bad news? Shawnee Mission Northwest baseball team lost its first game of the season on Monday night. The good news? They get to play again on Tuesday and spit the taste of a 12-4 loss to Rockhurst out of their mouths.
Chronic wasting disease spreads to 6 more Kansas counties
April 6, 2015
State wildlife officials say chronic wasting disease has spread to six counties in southwest Kansas.
De Soto girls track takes fifth at Baldwin Invite
April 6, 2015
Several De Soto track and field athletes produced strong showings at the 49th annual Baldwin Invitational last week as the girls and boys took home fifth- and 10th-place finishes, respectively.
8 years after tornado, Greensburg to have theater again
April 6, 2015
It’s been decades since Greensburg offered people a movie theater. That will change this month when the Twilight Theater opens, about 25 years after it closed and eight years after a tornado destroyed most of the Kiowa County town.
Kansas Board of Education to examine school laws, bonds
April 6, 2015
The Kansas State Board of Education is meeting April 16 to review changes to the state’s education laws including an overhaul in the way schools are funded.
SM Northwest softball team earns first victory
April 6, 2015
The Shawnee Mission Northwest softball team provided quite the spectacle in their first victory of the season on Friday, defeating Sunflower League foe Leavenworth 28-3.
Local track athletes shine at SM South Relays
April 6, 2015
Several local track and field athletes had successful showings at the Shawnee Mission South Relays at District Stadium on Saturday.
2014 Economic Development report highlights results from various incentives
April 6, 2015
Whether they are tax abatements, Tax Increment Financing Districts, Transportation Development Districts or Community Improvement Districts, tax incentives given to developers come with projected economic growth. On Tuesday, the City of Shawnee along with the Economic Development Council produced a report that highlights what those projections were, and what they actually produced in terms of new jobs and tax revenue for the city in 2014.