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SM Northwest boys fall to BV North in overtime
December 8, 2015
The Shawnee Mission Northwest boys basketball team lost to Blue Valley North in overtime on Tuesday night.
Jaguars crush Blazers with strong second half
December 8, 2015
It was a tale of two halves for the Mill Valley boys basketball team on Tuesday night as the Jaguars overcame a three-point halftime deficit to capture an impressive 88-58 victory over visiting Gardner-Edgerton.
Kansas economist says state farm income has declined
December 8, 2015
A farm economist with the Kansas Farm Management Association says gross income for farms is down by at least 20 percent in the state.
Mill Valley senior Jegen wins Otis Taylor Award
December 8, 2015
Mill Valley senior Christian Jegen was named the Otis Taylor Award winner on Tuesday, an accolade given to the top wide receiver or tight end in the Kansas City metro area.
Bluejacket-Flint earns $10,000 grant through Hour of Code
December 8, 2015
Bluejacket-Flint Elementary School has won big for participating in an Hour of Code this week, a global movement designed to demystify the concept of coding for students in all grade levels.
Judge throws out Kansas man’s murder conviction
December 8, 2015
A Kansas man who served more than 15 years of a life sentence for the 1999 shooting death of his sister-in-law was freed Tuesday after a judge overturned his conviction when new evidence implicated the man’s brother as the likely killer.
Collapsing buildings become health concern in Kansas
December 8, 2015
The demolition of three deteriorating buildings in south-central Kansas has become more urgent after a portion of one of the structures collapsed.
SJA duo continues haul of postseason honors
December 8, 2015
The postseason accolades continue to roll in for St. James Academy volleyball players Audriana Fitzmorris and Jenna Gray, as both were recently named to the American Family Insurance ALL-USA volleyball team by USA Today High School Sports.
Thompson bringing new energy to Maranatha
December 8, 2015
With a new, young head coach at the helm, the Maranatha Christian Academy boys basketball team is looking to revitalize a Class 2A program that has never won a Crossroads Conference championship.
Several businesses closing in Ten Quivira Plaza shopping center
December 8, 2015
Three businesses in Ten Quivira Plaza have closed or will be closing by the end of the year.