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Indians falter late in 32-28 loss to Hawks
February 5, 2016
Despite only allowing Olathe East to score in three of the four quarters Friday, Shawnee Mission North’s girls basketball team could not quite hold off the Hawks – falling 32-28 in its return to Sunflower League play.
Indians play big in 75-67 win over Hawks
February 5, 2016
Marcus and Michael Weathers scored 23 points apiece to push Shawnee Mission North’s boys basketball team past Olathe East, 75-67, Friday.
Shawanoe, Nieman recognized with Challenge Awards
February 5, 2016
Five Shawnee Mission School District schools recently were awarded for making notable differences in student achievement despite facing challenges, and two of them are in Shawnee.
Mill Valley students energized by huge response to plans for Relay For Life
February 5, 2016
A group of students looking to fight cancer got more than they bargained for when they asked their teachers and classmates for their support.
11 indicted in $1.2 million Kansas City area drug conspiracy
February 5, 2016
Federal prosecutors in Kansas City say 11 defendants have been indicted by a federal grand jury in a $1.2 million conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone.
Lady Jaguars hold off Lansing despite late comeback attempt
February 5, 2016
With 4:27 left in the fourth quarter, freshman Presley Barton drilled a 25-foot three to put the Mill Valley girls basketball team up eight against Lansing on Wednesday night.
Conklin, Koch help Jaguars top Lansing
February 5, 2016
Wednesday was a good day for Logan Koch as he received his football state championship ring and seemed to break out of his shooting funk.
Kansas House panel passes bill to balance state budget
February 5, 2016
A Kansas House committee has approved a bill that would eliminate a projected deficit of nearly $200 million in the state budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
Teacher Feature: Anne Sobba
February 5, 2016
Anne Sobba, fifth grade teacher at Nieman Elementary School, is the subject of this week’s Teacher Feature.
Shawnee considering future of its excise tax abatement program
February 5, 2016
Shawnee is considering eliminating a portion of the excise tax abatement program that enables developers to seek additional city funds for development of street improvements.
Lenexa Police pursuit ends with crash in Shawnee
04:26 a.m., February 5, 2016 Updated 07:13 a.m.
A vehicle being chased by Lenexa Police crashed at the entrance to the Prairie Lakes Apartments on Lackman Road early Friday. The driver was last seen running into an apartment in the complex.
Kansas school district consolidation draws opposition
February 5, 2016
Opponents of a measure that would consolidate school districts have expressed their opinions in a Kansas House committee meeting.