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Westar plans to buy wind power from new plant
May 27, 2015
Westar Energy says it plans to buy energy from a new wind farm to be built in Pratt County.
Bonner hair salon finds new home after fire
May 27, 2015
After a fire damaged her Bonner Springs hair salon in December, Jessica Sanchez thought maybe it was the end of her business.
Commerce Bank in Shawnee robbed
May 27, 2015
Shawnee police and the Kansas City division of the FBI are investigation a bank robbery at a Commerce Bank in Shawnee.
Kansas House approves bill revising land annexation process
May 27, 2015
Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill that would require cities and towns to get approval from counties before annexing land in some cases.
Neighbors honored for heroism during deadly fire
May 27, 2015
Three Shawnee residents were recognized for their bravery in the May 14 fire that killed two people, including a 3-year-old boy. The residents were able to save three others from the house before firefighters arrived.
Kansas Senate plans to debate raising taxes to fix budget
May 27, 2015
The Kansas Senate is preparing to debate a plan for closing a projected state budget shortfall by raising sales, tobacco and gasoline taxes and suspending an income tax break for business owners.
Texas woman sentenced for adoption fraud of Shawnee couple
May 27, 2015
A Texas woman was sentenced to five years in federal prison for defrauding a Kansas couple in an adoption scheme.
Teacher Feature: Anna Sahadeo
May 27, 2015
Anna Sahadeo is a second-grade teacher at Riverview Elementary School.
Graduate reflects back on high school years
May 27, 2015
It was a whirlwind week for area students and families as diplomas were handed out to hundreds of high school seniors at Mill Valley, Shawnee Mission North and Shawnee Mission Northwest high schools.
Stolen vehicle recovered early Wednesday morning, no arrests
05:43 a.m., May 27, 2015 Updated 09:26 a.m.
Shawnee Police recovered a stolen vehicle during suspicious vehicle check early Wednesday. Around 1:40 a.m. an officer called out a traffic stop at 71st Terrace and Cottonwood Street.