Local news

Pursuit ends in Shawnee, K-9 and helicopter search followed
May 22, 2017
A Lake Quivira Police officer chased a suspect vehicle into Shawnee late Saturday. That suspect vehicle crashed and two suspects ran into a wooded area in Shawnee.
Police investigate shots fired overnight
09:06 a.m., May 22, 2017 Updated 09:25 a.m.
Shawnee Police were called to investigate several reports of possible gunshots heard along Shawnee Mission Parkway early Monday.
Preliminary location plans for fourth fire station revealed
May 22, 2017
About 50 residents showed up to view early plans for a new Shawnee fire station on Wednesday, May 17.
Join the mayor for Third Thursday coffee
May 17, 2017
The mayor’s next coffee gathering will be held tomorrow morning.
Popular barbershop to relocate to former She’s a Pistol spot
May 16, 2017
One of the oldest businesses in Shawnee is moving right down the street from its original spot.
New shopping center proposed in Shawnee
May 16, 2017
Several Shawnee residents got a sneak peek at plans for a proposed shopping center to sit at the still-undeveloped corner of Maurer Road and Shawnee Mission Parkway.
Two people arrested following overnight auto burglary
04:51 p.m., May 10, 2017 Updated 02:16 a.m.
A Shawnee woman and a Lawrence man were both arrested after they were allegedly seen burglarizing an unlocked vehicle in a western Shawnee driveway.
Power outages reported in Shawnee
02:37 p.m., May 10, 2017 Updated 05:05 p.m.
More than 2,500 Westar Energy customers are without power Wednesday afternoon.
Shawnee mom organizes upcoming NF walk
May 10, 2017
Hannah Duby is the Kansas City NF walk director this year.
Police investigating reported carjacking
03:06 p.m., May 3, 2017 Updated 05:46 p.m.
Shawnee Police say they are investigating after a man was carjacked in a McDonald’s drive-thru just before noon Wednesday.
Face to Face: Kaitlin Langton
May 3, 2017
Kaitlin Langton, a junior at Mill Valley High School, will be a student ambassador in Japan this summer.
From drums to folk songs: Music lessons for tots arrives in Shawnee this month
May 3, 2017
Starting this month, Echo Music Studio will offer weekly classes at the Driscoll School of Irish Dance.
Shawnee Chamber of Commerce celebrates National Small Business Week with workshop
May 1, 2017
This week is Small Business Week and to help small businesses in Shawnee, the city’s chamber of commerce is presenting a Google workshop titled, “Grow your business online.”
Citizen food donations to support leadership class community project
April 25, 2017
The Shawnee Tomorrow Leadership class is assembling food boxes for its community project at Shawnee Community Services on Friday.
Lutheran church to have big sale this week
April 25, 2017
The third annual family garage sale will take place this weekend at Trinity Lutheran Church, 21320 Midland Drive.