Local news

City holds meeting to discuss Nieman Road projects
January 24, 2017
The city is holding a neighborhood meeting to discuss the impact of the “Nieman Now!” project.
Celebrating old-fashioned fun at Shawnee Town 1929
January 24, 2017
Shawnee Town 1929 is holding a 1920s board game class from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
Reviving Shawnee’s silver screen
Shawnee couple hopes to revive former glory of historic Aztec Theatre
January 24, 2017
New owners of the historic Aztec Theatre hope to open its doors in June.
Walmart opens training academy in Shawnee
January 18, 2017
A Shawnee Walmart recently opened up a training academy for employees.
Police investigating Friday morning burglary
January 16, 2017
Police investigating a Friday the 13th burglary of a business.
Head’s up, Shawnee: Kansas City Restaurant Week kicks off this weekend
January 11, 2017
Kansas City Restaurant week takes place from Friday to Jan. 22.
Serious injury reported in Interstate 435 crash
09:36 a.m., January 5, 2017 Updated 02:22 a.m.
One person was injured in a single vehicle crash on Interstate 435 near Johnson Drive on Thursday morning.
Shawnee Chamber recognizes valued 2016 volunteers
January 4, 2017
Each year, the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce dedicates the December member luncheon as a time to celebrate the many volunteers who get involved and give back to the chamber and business community.
Shawnee community says goodbye to She’s A Pistol
January 4, 2017
She’s A Pistol, a beloved Shawnee gun store, closed over the weekend.
Auf Wiedersehen, Tony
Former Shawnee Mayor, who served from 1978 to 1989, leaves behind a solid legacy
January 4, 2017
Former Shawnee Mayor Tony Soetaert passed away last month from complications due to Parkinson’s disease.
Police seeking suspect from Thanksgiving burglary
January 4, 2017
Shawnee Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man seen on surveillance video shortly after a burglary.
Shawnee gun store that moved after deadly gunfight to close
December 28, 2016
She’s a Pistol is set to close this weekend.
Tree recycling collection planned at Shawnee Mission Park
December 28, 2016
From now through Jan. 31, the public is invited to discard of Chrstimas trees at the parking lot at The Theatre in the Park in Shawnee Mission Park.
Shawnee Mission Park pumps it up for cyclists
December 28, 2016
A new “pump track” for cyclists opened recently in Shawnee Mission Park.
Meet Shawnee’s boy in blue
First-grader raises money for bullet-proof vest for four-legged crime-fighter
December 28, 2016
First-grader raises money for bullet-proof vest for four-legged crime-fighter.