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SM North boys basketball wraps up camp, prepares to defend 6A title
June 3, 2016
Life without Michael and Marcus Weathers officially kicked off this week as Shawnee Mission North boys basketball coach Steve Stitzer held his team’s annual summer camp — which wrapped up on Friday. The camp gave the opportunity for fifth through 12th graders to improve their individual skills, and also build some chemistry with their fellow classmates on the court.
Jaguars heading to Tulsa for football camp
June 3, 2016
The calendar says June and to Mill Valley that means beginning to work on defending its Class 5A state title.
Scholarship Winner Ready to Celebrate ‘Favorite Part of the Year’
June 3, 2016
A heartfelt essay about the importance of tradition and the loss of her grandmother earned Caroline Geither the honor of being named the 2016 Junior Pioneer.
For Longtime Festival Sponsors, Celebrating Shawnee Runs in the Blood
June 3, 2016
Old Shawnee Days’ 50th anniversary is more than just celebrating the milestone of a hometown tradition. It’s a symbol of loyalty.
Old Shawnee Days Turns 50
Anniversary Bash Looks to Make Annual Celebration ‘As Special As That First Year’
June 3, 2016
Shawnee natives reminisce about their childhood summers as Old Shawnee Days celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Shawnee Mission superintendent says he thinks Kansas will find school funding solution
Hinson says he isn’t planning for school shut down
June 3, 2016
Jim Hinson, superintendent of the Shawnee Mission school district, says the district is moving forward with the belief that it will not shut down July 1.
With Shawnee facing $100 million stormwater problem, fee and tax increases should be in play, public works director says
June 3, 2016
The city’s aging stormwater infrastructure is in dire need of repair and maintenance, but it’s going to require more money, said Doug Whitacre, Shawnee public works director.
Glaser looks to build upon SM North athletics tradition as new athletic director
June 3, 2016
Kent Glaser is set to take over as the Shawnee Mission North athletic director for the 2015-16 school year after David Ewers helped lead the Indians to state titles in boys basketball and track and field, as well as a NJROTC national title. Ewers will remain at SM North as an associate principal.
Four candidates file for Shawnee state legislative seats just before deadline
Two of five state legislative races will require primaries
June 3, 2016
With the filing deadline on Wednesday, all state legislative seats covering Shawnee now have at least two candidates, and two will require primaries.
Storyteller to be featured at Johnson County Museum
June 3, 2016
Local Storyteller Jo Ho will offer her next session of entertaining and educational stories involving nature, history, culture, and art in mid-June at the Johnson County Museum, 6305 Lackman Road.
Driver rear ends vehicle parked on shoulder of I-435
03:04 a.m., June 3, 2016 Updated 04:36 p.m.
Shawnee Police are investigating after two people were injured in a rollover crash early Friday morning on Interstate 435.