Local news

Evelyn VanKemseke honored with Buck O’Neil seat at Kansas City Royals game
August 31, 2015
Evelyn VanKemseke has made countless contributions to the Shawnee and Kansas City area and has been recognized numerous times for her work establishing Shawnee Community Services, but none of those experiences quite compare to appearing on the giant screen at a Kansas City Royal’s game.
Two injured in rollover crash on K-7
August 30, 2015
Shawnee Police are investigating after two people were injured when their truck rolled over on Kansas Highway 7 early Sunday morning.
Plea hearing postponed in She’s A Pistol case
August 27, 2015
A Thursday afternoon plea hearing for one of the defendants charged with killing Jon Bieker during the robbery of She’s A Pistol in January was postponed until September.
Face to Face: Shawnee City Clerk Stephen Powell
August 26, 2015
Get to know your Shawnee neighbors with the Face to Face feature.
Shawnee approves contract for 9 miles of fiber connection for city facilities
August 26, 2015
The city of Shawnee is signing an agreement to install 9 miles of new fiber cable to further connect the city’s technology capabilities.
Best of Shawnee 2015: Food and Dining
August 26, 2015
A look at this year’s Best of Shawnee winners for Food & Dining.
Best of Shawnee 2015: Community
August 26, 2015
A look at this year’s Best of Shawnee winners for Community.
Best of Shawnee 2015: Shopping
August 26, 2015
A look at this year’s Best of Shawnee winners for Shopping.
Best of Shawnee 2015: Health and Fitness
August 26, 2015
A look at this year’s Best of Shawnee winners for Health and Fitness.
Best of Shawnee 2015: Services
August 26, 2015
A look at this year’s Best of Shawnee winners for Services.
Hancock officially recalled; De Soto board to seek candidates for vacancy
August 25, 2015
De Soto school board member Scott Hancock has officially been ousted from office.
Shawnee receives Secretary of Defense Freedom Award at Pentagon
August 25, 2015
The city of Shawnee was recognized at the Pentagon on Friday with the 2015 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award.
Executive director of Wonderscope Children’s Museum resigns
August 24, 2015
John Lowe, the executive director of Wonderscope Children’s Museum of Kansas City, announced his resignation Friday, exactly two years after taking over the position.
Shawnee Rotary Bike Rodeo and Tour de Shawnee this weekend
August 24, 2015
It’s a big weekend for bicyclists in Shawnee coming up with the 10th annual Shawnee Rotary Bike Rodeo and the 26th annual Tour de Shawnee scheduled for Saturday and Sunday respectively.
Woman arrested in connection to Shawnee garage auto thefts
August 21, 2015
Shawnee police arrested Tiffany Chandler, 24, in connection to the recent auto burglaries from garages in western Shawnee.

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