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Antler broker flourishes in his Delphos business
December 1, 2015
As he embarked on adulthood, Heath Merry hopped on a typical path, but what happened in the process sent him on a nonconventional and lucrative adventure that continues to grow. Pulling from an outdoors passion, collecting deer antlers has evolved into a full-time gig that features travel and a six-figure salary.
Inmate punished for role in Iowa prison scandal
December 1, 2015
The inmate at the center of a cellphone smuggling investigation at an Iowa prison was punished with confinement and a return to his home state of Kansas.
Kansas has nearly $8M surplus in tax collections in November
December 1, 2015
Kansas is reporting that it collected nearly $8 million more in taxes than anticipated in November, with both income and sales taxes exceeding expectations.
Demand for farm loans surges amid low crop, cattle prices
December 1, 2015
The nation’s net farm income is the lowest since 2002, and with another year of low commodity prices, demand for agriculture loans is surging as farmers struggle to make ends meet.
Shawnee police issue two DUIs, 36 safety belt citations over Thanksgiving holiday
December 1, 2015
Over the Thanksgiving holiday week, the Shawnee Police Department and other law enforcement agencies participated in a Thanksgiving Traffic Enforcement campaign and made 80 enforcement stops within the city.
Security director outlines future safety goals in SMSD
December 1, 2015
While the Shawnee Mission school district has accomplished a lot in terms of keeping students and staff safe, this is no time to rest on one’s laurels, said John Douglass.
Owners of Pizza West open Knub’s Pub in western Shawnee
December 1, 2015
Knub’s Pub, a new restaurant and bar owned by Dave and Cory Knubley of Pizza West, is opening this week in western Shawnee.