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Basehor-Linwood softball sweeps St. James
April 14, 2015
The Basehor-Linwood softball team continued its successful season on Tuesday evening, sweeping St. James Academy in a non-league doubleheader at the Mid-America West Complex.
New natural gas extractions plant operating in Kansas
April 14, 2015
A new natural gas liquids extraction plant began operating in central Kansas this week.
Teacher Feature: Kristan Langton
April 14, 2015
Kristan Langton is a sixth-grade communication arts teacher at Mill Creek Middle School.
CertainTeed to renovate plant in Kansas City, Kan.
April 14, 2015
CertainTeed Corp. officials say the building materials company will renovate its plant in Kansas City, Kansas, creating more than 70 new jobs over the next three years.
Report: Corn planting in Kansas reaches 14 percent
April 14, 2015
The latest snapshot of Kansas agriculture shows farmers busy with spring planting preparations and the burning of pastures.
Global technology company RiskIQ comes to Shawnee
April 14, 2015
A San Francisco-based technology firm is opening an office in Shawnee, further solidifying the Kansas City area as what is now being called “Silicon Prairie.” RiskIQ now calls Shawnee home in addition to it’s offices in San Francisco and European offices in London.
Overcoming adversity: De Soto’s Marshall returns
April 14, 2015
De Soto senior Tori Marshall has been through a lot of ups and downs throughout her track and field career with the Lady Wildcats.
School years to end early for area students
April 14, 2015
While students may have been disappointed by a school year with no winter weather serious enough to keep them home for a day or two, they will likely be somewhat mollified by this news: The final day of school in the De Soto district will be two days earlier than originally planned.
Elected board members reflect on moving forward, challenges ahead
April 14, 2015
Shawnee resident Kevin Makalous is looking forward to the next four years.
Michelle Distler sworn in as Shawnee’s first female mayor
April 14, 2015
Becoming the first female mayor of Shawnee is the realization of a dream not only for Michelle Distler, but also her nine-year-old daughter Jeydan.
Stephanie Meyer named City Council president; chamber remodel moves forward
April 14, 2015
The new face of the Shawnee City Council became clearer Monday with new appointments and the election of a new council president.
Shawnee residents and fire department help train assistance dogs
April 14, 2015
A group of puppies and their trainers visited a Shawnee fire station Saturday, eager to meet some heroes as they are trained to become heroes themselves.