Living

New director helps lead Wonderscope into future
July 15, 2014
For John Lowe, change is good. Less than a year ago Lowe was hired as chief operating officer of the Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City.
Kansas City Connection: Cornering the farmers markets
July 14, 2014
The Kansas City area is filled with a wide variety of farmers markets that are well worth a visit. This week I’d like to take a look at some of the most interesting weekend and weekday markets in the area.
Backyard water garden draws crowd
July 9, 2014
Tucked away off Johnson Drive is Nancy Hammond’s slice of paradise.
Face to Face: Terry Love
July 9, 2014
Face to Face is a weekly feature highlighting those who live or work in Shawnee. Each week we will pick one person to highlight in the community. This week we’ll meet Terry Love.
Shawnee firefighters provide free compression-only CPR training
July 2, 2014
It wasn’t long ago Carole Collyard was showing a multi-story home in Shawnee when a client suddenly became winded.
Relay For Life of Shawnee 2014 draws crowd in support of cancer research
June 26, 2014
For Kim Cunningham and Team Yonke & Co. the annual Relay For Life is a time to remember those who have lost their lives to cancer and celebrate the growing number of survivors who live to fight another day.
Face to Face: Sergey Mirov
June 24, 2014
Face to Face is a weekly feature highlighting those who live or work in Shawnee. Each week we will pick one person to highlight in the community. This week we’ll meet Sergey Mirov.
Local agencies participating in National HIV Testing Day
June 23, 2014
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is encouraging Kansans to get tested Friday on National HIV Testing Day.
Shawnee-area homes tour to highlight gated community’s evolvement
June 17, 2014
If you’ve ever wanted to get a look behind the gates of the Lake Quivira community, this Saturday is your chance.
Kansas City Connection: Influential women come to KC
June 15, 2014
HIllary Rodham Clinton and Lauryn Hill come to KC; Jazz in the Woods livens up Corporate Woods; and Gay Price KC events planned.
Face to Face: Shawnee Deputy Fire Chief Sal Scarpa
June 11, 2014
Face to Face is a weekly feature highlighting those who live or work in Shawnee. Each week we will pick one person to highlight in the community. This week we’ll meet Sal Scarpa.
Historic Johnson County map in search of home
June 9, 2014
Glenn Pilcher owns a piece of history and he ‘s looking for a place to share it for everyone to see.
Winesong at Riverfest 2014 set for June 7
May 29, 2014
The third annual Winesong at Riverfest, presented by the De Soto Rotary Club, will run, rain or shine, from 3 to 7 p.m. June 7 at Riverfest Park on the banks of the Kansas River, 33440 W. 79th St., De Soto.
Shawnee designer wins big in national GE design competition
May 27, 2014
California Chrome wasn’t only big winner recently at the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby. Green with Envy was also crowned a champion, just not on the track.
Shawnee Town 1929 to host ethnic cooking event
May 25, 2014
Chef Mark Mollentine will give a presentation on ethnic cooking in the heartland and prepare samples for the audience to taste at 7 p.m. June 10 at Town Hall, Shawnee Town 1929, 11600 Johnson Drive.

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