Shawnee Leadership Program seeking participants
November 10, 2015
Community-minded citizens with leadership drive can still apply for the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Foundation 2016 leadership program, Shawnee Tomorrow Leadership.
She’s A Pistol celebrates opening of new location
November 9, 2015
She’s A Pistol has opened it’s new location off Quivira Road and is celebrating with a grand opening event on Friday and Saturday.
Luxury apartment complex proposal draws opposition from surrounding community
November 4, 2015
The Shawnee Planning Commission recommended 8-2 that the City Council approve the rezoning and preliminary development plan for Vantage at Shawnee, a proposed luxury apartment complex, at the Monday, Nov. 23, council meeting.
Downtown bar 32 Below closes its doors
November 3, 2015
The bar 32 Below in downtown Shawnee has been sold and closed it’s doors last month.
Shawnee’s Chef Renee Kelly to be on BRAVO TV’s popular show, Top Chef
November 2, 2015
Chef Renee Kelly of Renee Kelly’s Harvest in Shawnee will be appearing on Bravo TV’s popular cooking show, Top Chef, this season.
E.C. Manufacturing laying off 351 jobs in Shawnee
October 28, 2015
E.C. Manufacturing will be laying off 351 workers and is deciding whether or not to close its Shawnee facility.
Shawnee Dispatch launches new mobile site
October 26, 2015
Readers of the Dispatch will now be able to read and connect with all of their local news more easily on their mobile devices.
The Hill Design House honors family, location with new business
October 21, 2015
The Hill Design House opened earlier this month in western Shawnee.
Great Midwest Balloon Fest looks for great weather this weekend
October 20, 2015
Robbie Small has one message she wants to spread: The weather this weekend should be just about perfect for a festival dedicated to hot air balloons.
Shawnee’s KC Canine dog treats finds new market in agility dog trainers
October 20, 2015
KC Canine pet treats of Shawnee has found a new market in dog trainers looking for a high quality, local product.
More than 300 teaching vacancies in Kansas
October 8, 2015
Kansas had more than 300 vacant teaching positions at the beginning of this school year, but state officials say some of those vacancies may be filled in the coming months.
Office Depot closing in Shawnee
October 3, 2015
The Office Depot located at 11225 Shawnee Mission Parkway next to 24 Hour Fitness is closing by the end of the year.
Shawnee Chamber looking for local businesses to participate in Small Business Saturday
September 29, 2015
In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with bring in more customers and the Shawnee Chamber piloted the program in Shawnee last year with great results.
Craft store Vintage in KC opens on Johnson Drive
September 29, 2015
The process of opening Vintage in KC in Shawnee took Rene Koehn telling herself the same thing she tells her clients who take her creative arts classes.
La Fuente Mexican Restaurant establishing itself in southeast Shawnee
September 28, 2015
La Fuente Mexican Restaurant has been in business for 14 years on the other side of the state line and jumped that line for the first time to Shawnee to open their latest location.