Local news

Jammin’ on the green with the Kansas City Ukesters
June 21, 2017
Every year, the Kansas City Ukesters make it their business to enlighten the community on the high merits of its sound.
Like mother, like daughter
June 21, 2017
Shawnee mom and daughter acting duo take the stage in “Crazy for You” at Theatre in the Park this weekend.
Hotel nears completion of $4.5 million dollar renovation
June 21, 2017
Hampton Inn Kansas City/Shawnee, 16555 Midland Drive, recently announced it is near completion of its $4.5 million dollar renovation.
Shawnee businesses honored at awards ceremony
June 21, 2017
Last week, several businesses were honored at the Shawnee Economic Development Council’s Business Appreciation luncheon.
Police investigating overnight business burglaries
June 20, 2017
Shawnee Police say they are investigating after two businesses were broken into early Tuesday.
Gun fired during east Shawnee argument
June 18, 2017
Shawnee Police say they are investigating after a man fired a gun during an argument early Saturday afternoon.
Clean up begins after overnight storms
09:34 a.m., June 17, 2017 Updated 10:06 a.m.
Overnight storms knocked out electricity to more than 5,000 in Shawnee.
Girls Scouts swarm to Bayer’s ‘Feed a Bee’
Shawnee campus welcomes 50 kids for inaugural event
June 13, 2017
On a gorgeous sunny Saturday morning, dozens of Kansas City area Girl Scouts met up at the Bayer Animal Health North America headquarters to plant a pollinator patch.
Cooling system vs. A/C: What’s the difference?
June 13, 2017
Did you know that 40 percent of engine failures are caused by cooling system issues?
Fried chicken dinner with storytelling held on June 21
June 13, 2017
You’re invited to feast on a fried chicken dinner, just like Grandma used to make in the 1920s, and enjoy a story at the same time.
Shawnee Police release ‘Click it or Ticket’ results
June 13, 2017
Shawnee Police Department officers participated in the 2017 Click it or Ticket campaign.
Affordable fashion flies off racks at ‘My Best Friend’s Closet’
June 13, 2017
My Best Friend’s Closet has become a popular boutique in Shawnee.
Starting up in Shawnee
Two local startups selected for Kansas State’s LAB program
June 13, 2017
Dozens of high-potential startups were in the running for Kansas State University’s Launch a Business program, but only 11 were selected. Two of them are from Shawnee.
Shawnee Town 1929 taking hair donations
June 7, 2017
Have long locks you’re ready to chop off? If so, you might want to donate your hair during Shawnee Town 1929’s Hair Bobbing for a Good Cause event, which takes place June 24.
Shawnee businesses to be honored June 14
June 7, 2017
The annual Shawnee Economic Development Council Business Appreciation luncheon June 14 will honor and recognize businesses that have made a significant impact in the community.