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SM North boys hoops tops KC Northeast, girls lose to St. Teresa’s
February 2, 2016
Shawnee Mission North’s boys basketball team coasted to a 82-64 win over Kansas City Northeast, whole the Indians’ girls squad fell on the road to St. Teresa’s, 50-35.
SM North bowler Wunderlin wins De Soto Invitational
February 2, 2016
Travis Wunderlin rolled a 651 series to win the De Soto Invitational, and led Shawnee Mission North’s bowling team to a third-place finish Tuesday at Royal Crest Lanes. The SM North girls also placed third out of four teams.
Turner trips up SMNW boys hoops with 14 3-pointers
February 2, 2016
Turner knocked down 14 of its 25 3-pointers to hand Shawnee Mission Northwest’s boys basketball team a 85-74 loss in the Cougars’ first game in nine days, Tuesday.
Shawnee-area students among awardees in art competition
February 2, 2016
Several Shawnee students were recognized with awards at the Shawnee Mission Area Council PTA’s Reflections Art contest.
SMNW students to present winter play
February 2, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School will present The Foreigner, by Larry Shue, at 7 p.m. Feb. 18-20 at the school’s theater, 12701 W. 67th St.
Shawnee students earn JCCC honors for Fall 2015
February 2, 2016
Several Shawnee students are among those on the Johnson County Community College honor roll listings for the Fall 2015 semester.
Kansas proposed juvenile justice changes would incarcerate fewer youths; some counties express concern
February 2, 2016
Kansas lawmakers are considering a bill that would dramatically overhaul the way juvenile offenders are handled, steering lower-level offenders away from juvenile detention centers and putting more emphasis on community-based intervention programs.
Overland Park dinner theater cleans up from norovirus outbreak
February 2, 2016
A suburban Kansas City dinner theater has spent $40,000 cleaning up after a norovirus outbreak sickened more than 600 people.
Former Shawnee City Council member named 2015 Citizen of the Year
February 2, 2016
Neal Sawyer had no idea what was in store for him at Saturday’s Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.
Face to Face: Shawnee Fire Captain Jeff Salmon
February 2, 2016
Get to know your Shawnee neighbors with our Face to Face feature.
Your View: A big thanks to the citizens who stood against Vantage at Shawnee apartments
February 2, 2016
Editor’s note: Shawn Peterson, a Shawnee resident, spoke against the Vantage at Shawnee apartment complex during the Jan. 25 City Council meeting. He submitted this guest column to editor@shawneedispatch.com.
Lenexa-based insurance company hoping to move headquarters, 60 jobs to Shawnee
February 2, 2016
A Lenexa-based company is looking to move its headquarters and build a large facility in western Shawnee that will bring 60 new jobs to the city.
Power restored to more than 1,200 in Shawnee
12:37 a.m., February 2, 2016 Updated 02:45 a.m.
Kansas City Power & Light says an equipment failure in the area of Shawnee Mission Parkway and Renner Road has caused a power outage to more than 850 customers early Tuesday.