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Leavenworth County Commission approves petition to put expanded commission question on ballot
July 20, 2018
Leavenworth County voters will decide in November whether the county commission will expand to five members from three. The Leavenworth County Commission approved a resolution July 10 to put the question on the November ballot. A group pushing for the expanded board had 3,000 signatures, far more than the required 2,153, which is 5 percent of registered county voters, according to County Clerk Janet Klasinski.
Motorcyclist injured in crash near Johnson Drive and Barker Road
July 19, 2018
One person was injured when a motorcycle tried to take a curve on Johnson Drive too fast.
Shawnee students make MNU spring honor roll
July 18, 2018
MidAmerica Nazarene University recently announced its President’s, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the spring 2018 semester.
Shawnee students attend KU leadership academy
July 18, 2018
Shawnee students attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy.
Shawnee Town 1929 to hold upcoming events
July 18, 2018
Shawnee Town 1929 is holding two fun events soon.
St. Joseph to host blood drive Monday
July 18, 2018
St. Joseph Catholic Church, in conjunction with Community Blood Center, will host a blood drive on Monday.
Steering clear: Tips for keeping your steering system in line
July 18, 2018
Whether maneuvering the twisty roads in the Ozarks or the straight and narrow lanes of Interstate 70, your ability to steer and control the vehicle is essential.
A STEM-ulating summer: Camp Invention inspires young students to become future innovators
July 18, 2018
For nearly a decade, one summer camp in Shawnee has been showing kids that all it takes is a little ingenuity to make a big difference.
Early morning pursuit from Bonner Springs ends in Shawnee
July 18, 2018
A driver with multiple felony warrants led Bonner Springs Police on a pursuit shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday
Two Kansas City area theaters present regional premiere of Disney’s Newsies
July 17, 2018
It’s one of the hottest Broadway musicals from the past decade and now, it’s being featured in Overland Park.
SMNW alumnus Christian Ghilardi, SMNW senior Joe Bultman become first co-winners of Kenneth Smith Award
July 17, 2018
Shawnee Mission Northwest alumnus Christian Ghilardi and SM Northwest senior Joe Bultman became the first co-winners of the Kenneth Smith Award.
Nick and Jake’s to open in western Shawnee
July 16, 2018
A popular local restaurant is opening its fourth location in Shawnee.
Guest column: Like it or not, Kobach parade float represents nation’s democratic values
July 16, 2018
Shawnee resident Marty Augustine wrote our latest guest column.
Lenexa Police investigate overnight shooting
July 14, 2018
A man with a gunshot wound walked into the Casey’s General Store near 79th and Quivira late Friday.
Police investigating homicide of woman reported missing on July 6
July 14, 2018
Shawnee Police are investigating after a woman who had been reported missing on July 6 was found dead inside a Shawnee home. A 47-year-old resident of the home was arrested and now faces charges in the death.
Shawnee area students earn K-State degrees
July 11, 2018
Hundreds of Shawnee area students recently graduated from Kansas State University.
Shawnee students named to honor roll
July 11, 2018
Five Shawnee residents were named on Oklahoma Baptist University’s academic honor roll for the spring 2018 semester.
Television show seeks local participants
July 11, 2018
The Emmy-nominated hit television show, “Mind Field,” is coming to Stilwell to film.
Johnson County residents invited to preview new voting equipment
July 11, 2018
This week, Johnson County voters will have the opportunity to see and use the county’s new voting equipment ahead of its debut in the upcoming primary election.
MTKC presents two musicals this month
July 11, 2018
Music Theatre Kansas City is presenting its two summer shows, “Fame” and “My Favorite Year,” this month.

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