Local news

Shawnee researcher at KSU helps unravel tree mystery
April 20, 2017
Katie McKinley, of Shawnee, is helping to research salt cedar at Kansas State University.
ER of Shawnee to have health and safety fair
April 20, 2017
Kids are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero at the third annual Superhero Kids Health & Safety Fair this weekend.
Shawnee church to have sale, pancake breakfast
April 20, 2017
United Methodist Women’s group at Shawnee United Methodist Church is having a book and jewelry sale.
Upscale western Shawnee home to be showcased on prestigious tour
April 19, 2017
The hottest home designs in Kansas City will be on full display starting this weekend.
Sikh community celebrates Vaisakhi
Hundreds of worshippers walk streets of Shawnee for colorful religious celebration
April 19, 2017
Families draped in brightly colored attire participated in the Sikh community’s annual Vaisakhi parade on Saturday afternoon.
Sikhs to hold parade, festival in Shawnee
April 14, 2017
People of all races and cultures are invited to broaden their horizon this weekend by joining the Kansas City Sikh American community for its Vaisakhi Celebration.
Garage door company expands to Shawnee
April 12, 2017
Entrematic, manufacturer of Amarr garage doors, will expand its Kansas production operations and warehouse space into Shawnee.
Four arrested in weekend DUI and Driver’s License Checkpoint
09:41 a.m., April 10, 2017 Updated 08:46 p.m.
Shawnee Police and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office conducted a DUI and Driver’s License Checkpoint late Friday into early Saturday morning.
Body found in Shawnee Mission Lake identified as missing Shawnee man
05:15 p.m., April 8, 2017 Updated 06:18 p.m.
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office has identified the body found in Shawnee Mission Lake on Saturday.
Shawnee Police to conduct DUI and driver’s license checkpoint
April 6, 2017
Shawnee police officers will be conducting a sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint tomorrow evening through Saturday morning.
Face to Face: Mick Shaffer
April 5, 2017
As a sports journalist, Shawnee resident Mick Shaffer has covered everything from KU basketball to high school sports to the Chiefs to the Royals.
Lights, camera, action!: Shawnee couple to screen feature film at KC Film Festival
April 5, 2017
Shawnee independent filmmakers Lolo Loren and Patrick Poe will be screening a feature film at the KC Film Fest this weekend.
Free soil testing offered this weekend
March 29, 2017
Free soil testing is being offered this weekend at Kansas City area Westlake Ace Hardware stores.
Shawnee insurance agent earns top customer service honor
March 29, 2017
Bryan Rapp, an American Family Insurance agent in Shawnee, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.
Shawnee Chamber of Commerce names new board chairperson
March 29, 2017
The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce recently announced Overland Park resident Brian Brown as the 2017 board chairperson.