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SM South edges SM North swimming, 93-77
January 26, 2016
Shawnee Mission South defeated SM North’s boys swim team, 93-77, Tuesday, but the Indians still had plenty to celebrate on their Senior Day.
Shawnee Mission North grad Funky Mama still singing with feeling
January 26, 2016
If you have young children, are a regular attendee of youth-friendly events and locales, and live in the Kansas City area, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of Funky Mama or seen her in action.
Kansas lawmakers ‘distracted’ by women’s wardrobes
January 26, 2016
A Kansas lawmaker has apologized and retracted a dress code that banned plunging necklines and short skirts for women testifying before his committee.
Kansas secretary of state pursuing more criminal cases against voters, including one in Johnson County
January 26, 2016
Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office is pursuing three new criminal cases against people it alleges voted illegally in Kansas and other states.
Two Johnson County Subway restaurants robbed Monday evening
January 26, 2016
Shawnee and Olathe Police both investigating similar Subway robberies.
Kansas oil and gas industries suffer while wind industry prospers
January 26, 2016
Falling energy prices and sluggish demand in the global market have taken their toll on the Kansas oil and gas industry, while the state’s wind energy industry has continued to see steady growth.
Ray Marsh PTA marks 10 years of science enrichment
Parent group also spearheading cafeteria composting
January 26, 2016
Now in their 10th year, the Ray Marsh PTA members say they are hoping to get their Science Enrichment program into all other elementary schools that feed into Shawnee Mission Northwest High School.
Wonderscope’s new executive director looking forward to museum’s future
January 26, 2016
Roxanne Hill has always been passionate about children. For the past seven years, she brought that passion to bear as vice president of development at The Children’s Place. The Kansas City, Mo.,-based nonprofit that offers support for youths who have suffered abuse and trauma will forever be near and dear to Hill’s heart, she says.
Kansas child abuse cases increase more than 30 percent over past five years
January 26, 2016
The number of U.S. children victimized by abuse and neglect increased by nearly 3 percent in the latest annual reporting period, according to new federal data.