Business

Mobile web designer hopes local company can help Shawnee businesses
September 29, 2014
The smart phone in the majority of peoples’ pockets is changing business, and a Shawnee man is trying to help local and businesses capitalize on the technology.
The Dispatch to take on a new look
September 25, 2014
Next week, you will notice a change in the format and design of your newspaper.
Parade of Homes set to begin Sept. 27
September 24, 2014
The 2014 Fall Parade of Homes is set to open hundreds of doors to prospective home buyers and people simply looking for design inspiration.
Bella Dea Salon and Boutique opens in Shawnee
September 17, 2014
Bella Dea Salon and Boutique opened Wednesday in the Shawnee Parkway Plaza.
Ninth annual downtown Shawnee car show draws huge crowds
September 16, 2014
There were so many entries in this year’s Wheels & Dreams Car, Truck and Bike Show that the barricades blocking off some of Shawnee’s downtown streets had to be extended to accommodate the crowds.
Mayor: ‘Parks and Pipes’ tax essential to city’s infrastructure
September 15, 2014
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of columns by Shawnee Mayor Jeff Meyers on issues that will appear on city ballots this November.
10-year plan lays out future for downtown Shawnee
September 12, 2014
A new “Downtown Action Plan” for the next ten years, agreed to by the Shawnee Downtown Partnership, includes goals like transforming Neiman Road into a walkable, three-lane road.
Pegah’s West Shawnee location exceeding expectations
September 11, 2014
The owners of Pegah’s have the same goal with their new western Shawnee location: to make customers feel at home and like family.
Plants being stolen from Wonderscope garden
September 9, 2014
The Kansas State University Extension and Research Master Gardners and the Shawnee police are looking into several incidents in which the Wonderscope Children’s Museum garden near downtown Shawnee has been pillaged and rare plants have been stolen.
Wheels & Dreams Car Show this Sunday
September 9, 2014
The ninth annual Shawnee car, truck and bike show, Wheels and Dreams, will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in downtown Shawnee.
Bonner car dealer’s rapid growth leads to new Edwardsville building
September 9, 2014
A Bonner Springs business was founded to create a customer-friendly means of selling cars — and it has been so successful, it’s about to expand into Edwardsville.
Google signups begin in east Shawnee, construction moves further west
September 4, 2014
Google Fiber announced signups in Shawnee, Lenexa and Merriam this week as the company continues to lay foundation for future networks further west in Shawnee and south in Johnson County.
Face to Face: Bates City BBQ’s Tom Roberts
September 3, 2014
Get to know your Shawnee neighbors with our Face to Face feature.
Shawnee’s pet aquamation service first of its kind in region
September 1, 2014
The first pet aquamation service in the Kansas City area opened last month in Shawnee and the local owners could be at the forefront of a culture change as to how pet owners handle after life services.
Shawnee Books & Toys closing its doors
August 29, 2014
Shawnee Books & Toys is closing its doors on Saturday following several years of bad luck in the Westbrooke Village Shopping Center.

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