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Cougars clinch third straight state tournament bid
March 4, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest’s girls basketball team defeated Olathe Northwest, 58-39, Friday to earn its third consecutive Class 6A state tournament berth.
Donald Trump coming to Kansas on Saturday
March 4, 2016
GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump will make an appearance in Wichita to coincide with Saturday’s Kansas caucuses, according to a Friday press release from his campaign.
Lady Jaguars cruise past Harmon
March 4, 2016
Thursday night for the Mill Valley girls basketball team was all about playing and advancing.
Shawnee approves positions on federal legislation; sales tax and Quiet Zones made priorities
March 4, 2016
The Shawnee City Council approved legislative positions that will be presented to the U.S. Congress and the National League of cities on issues like sales tax rights and quiet zone regulations for train horns.
Riverview Elementary fourth-graders raise funds for water wells in Sudan
March 4, 2016
When Olivia Maddox and Maggie Winter learned that in Sudan, some people walk eight hours every day just to get water — and sometimes that water isn’t even clean water — it hit home.
Teacher Feature: Laura Porras
March 4, 2016
Laura Porras, art teacher at Broken Arrow Elementary, is the subject of this week’s Teacher Feature.
SMNW girls basketball honors Rose for career milestones
March 4, 2016
Shawnee Mission Northwest girls basketball player Brenni Rose was honored for reaching 1,000 career points and 500 rebounds on Thursday before the school’s boys hoops sub-state game against SM West.
SM North boys hoops wins sub-state opener, Twitter feud against SM East
March 4, 2016
Shawnee Mission North’s boys basketball team punched a ticket to the sub-state final against SM South after defeating SM East, 69-64, Thursday at the Field House. The Indians will host the Raiders at 7 p.m. Saturday to determine who advances to the Class 6A state tournament in Wichita.
Shawnee man pleads no contest to stabbing wife at motel
March 4, 2016
A Shawnee man pleaded no contest Thursday to two felony charges after police said he stabbed his wife twice last summer.