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Errors doom Maranatha in regional championship
May 19, 2015
The Maranatha Christian Academy baseball team saw its season come to a close with a 9-6 loss to Heritage Christian Academy in the Class 2A regional championship game at Mid-America Sports Park on Tuesday evening.
Mill Valley falls to BV Southwest in regional finals
May 19, 2015
Mill Valley coach Jeff Strickland said before Tuesday’s regional championship game against Blue Valley Southwest that his team was in for a battle. Over the next two hours, that’s exactly what the Jaguars got.
Man who escaped from Kansas police custody found in Missouri
May 19, 2015
A man who escaped from custody in Kansas City, Kansas, last week has been found.
Kansas attorney general appoints new civil litigation chief
May 19, 2015
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has picked a former state Bar Association president to lead the division in Schmidt’s office that handles civil lawsuits.
De Soto falls to Ottawa in regional championship
May 19, 2015
The De Soto baseball team saw its season come to a close with a 2-0 loss to Frontier League rival Ottawa in the Class 4A- Division I regional championship game on Monday evening.
Mill Valley softball falls to St. Thomas Aquinas
May 19, 2015
The Mill Valley softball team saw its season come to a close on Monday evening as the Lady Jaguars suffered a 2-1 loss to St. Thomas Aquinas in eight innings in the Class 5A regional championship game.
Kansas lawmakers having more discussions about raising taxes
May 19, 2015
Legislative committees are planning more discussions about proposals for raising taxes to erase a state budget shortfall.
St. James boys golf team qualifies for state
May 19, 2015
The St. James Academy boys golf team qualified for state with a third-place finish at the Class 5A regional tournament at Heritage Park Golf Course on Monday, finishing with a score of 319.
SM Northwest boys golf team qualifies for state
May 19, 2015
The Shawnee Mission Northwest boys golf team qualified for state by taking second place at the Class 6A regional tournament at Canyon Farm Golf Club on Monday, finishing with a total score of 320.
Shawnee teen to participate in FBI leadership program
May 19, 2015
The thought of attending the Youth Leadership Program at FBI and DEA facilities in Quantico, Va., headquarters might sound like the perfect lead in to a career in law enforcement or criminal justice. It can be. But for Tyler Orbin, 15, of Shawnee, it’s more than that. It is a challenge. It is an opportunity of a lifetime.
Shawnee celebrates National Public Works Week
May 19, 2015
This week, the City of Shawnee is celebrating National Public Works Week along with other cities and organizations around the country.