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Shawnee woman located after police issue silver alert
07:43 p.m., February 8, 2016 Updated 12:27 a.m.
Police say 73-year-old, Laverna Galloway had not been seen since Thursday, February 4. She was located late Monday night.
Shawnee students brainstorm solutions for landfill odor
February 8, 2016
Some Shawnee third-graders have noticed the increased odor from the Johnson County Landfill, and they have a few ideas of how to address the problem.
Kansas saw 5 percent growth in number of businesses in 2015
February 8, 2016
The Kansas secretary of state’s office says the number of businesses in the state grew by 5 percent last year.
Shawnee teen seeks to fulfill dream, attend Naval Academy
February 8, 2016
Though she is not yet a high school graduate, Madison Wheat has nearly too many accomplishments to fit on one page of her resume.
Kansas school district realignment bill stalls, but educators still feeling the stress
February 8, 2016
After a tumultuous hearing last week, the chairman of the House Education Committee said it’s unlikely any action will be taken on a bill this year that would force the consolidation of more than half of the state’s school districts.
Your view: Another perspective of the Vantage at Shawnee protesters
February 8, 2016
Reader Ray Erlichman submitted this column to editor@shawneedispatch in response to a Your View column written by Shawn Peterson titled ‘A big thanks to those who stood against Vantage apartments’ published last Wednesday.