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Topeka bookkeeper accused of stealing more than $100K
August 11, 2015
60-year-old former bookkeeper faces charges accusing her of stealing more than $100,000 from a Topeka company.
Report: Fall farm crops mostly faring well in Kansas
August 11, 2015
The latest government snapshot shows most major farm crops in Kansas are faring well this season.
Kansas regulators to have hearings on Westar rate agreement
August 11, 2015
Kansas utility regulators plan hearings later this month on a proposed agreement to allow the state’s largest electric company to raise its annual rates by $78 million.
Shawnee Mission approves budget, tentative teacher contract
August 11, 2015
After a public hearing that opened and closed with nary a comment, the Shawnee Mission school board on Monday officially approved a 2015-16 budget that includes a total of $393,926,286 in net expenditures.
Recall election in De Soto set to take place Tuesday
August 11, 2015
The special election asking voters the question, “Shall Scott Hancock be recalled from the office of De Soto School District 232 Position 4?” is set for 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Western Shawnee library a goal as part of 2016 proposed county tax increase
August 11, 2015
The Johnson County Board of Commissioners will consider a budget resolution on Thursday that includes funding for a new Johnson County Library Monticello Branch in western Shawnee.
Shawnee council approves contracts worth $235,000 for chamber remodel
August 11, 2015
The Shawnee City Council approved construction and technology contracts for the complete remodel of the Shawnee City Council chambers Monday despite concerns about costs, even after the proposed plan had been effectively killed.