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A comeback 30 years in the making: Shawnee banker takes the stage
June 20, 2018
One Shawnee dad is proving it’s never too late to pursue your passion.
Shawnee Mission audiologists help patients hear their best
June 20, 2018
The Associated Audiologists Shawnee Mission Clinic opened on the campus of Shawnee Mission Medical Center in 2008, then relocated a few years later to the Antioch Hills Medical Building, 8800 W. 75th Street, Suite 101.
Automotive Advisers: From shocks to struts, here are tips for maintaining a smooth ride
June 20, 2018
Our car experts Scott and Tammie Green reveal the secrets to a smooth automobile ride.
Hampton Woods Apartment Homes fire ruled accidental
05:09 a.m., June 20, 2018 Updated 11:48 p.m.
Firefighters from Shawnee and Lenexa were called to respond on the fire just after 2 a.m. Wednesday.
Shawnee woman arrested after allegedly threatening her brother with a knife
12:02 p.m., June 17, 2018 Updated 04:21 p.m.
A 25-year-old Shawnee woman was arrested early Sunday after she allegedly threatened her brother with a knife.
Assist the Officer’ called during large disturbance overnight
June 17, 2018
No one was injured or arrested after Shawnee and Lenexa officers broke up the large disturbance.
Disabled vehicle, being pushed by pedestrians, sideswiped on I-435 overnight
June 17, 2018
Two people were transported to area hospitals after a vehicle, which had run out of gas and was being pushed by pedestrians, was struck on southbound Interstate 435 in Lenexa.
Man sentenced to 15 years for Walmart attack
June 15, 2018
An Overland Park man was sentenced today for a deadly Shawnee Walmart attack, which took place nearly two years ago.
New staffing agency puts Shawnee community to work
June 14, 2018
Ever since Alliance Workforce opened its Shawnee branch in January, it has helped numerous people in the community find reliable jobs.
Human skull found along Kansas River sandbar
June 13, 2018
A kayaker reported finding a human skull along a sandbar in the Kansas River on Sunday afternoon.
Mill Valley High School student helps educate youth on water conservation
June 12, 2018
A Shawnee teenager was among more than a dozen Johnson County teenagers recently recognized by Bayer.
Shawnee Girl Scout earns prestigious Gold Award
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School graduate hopes to inspire others to follow in footsteps
June 12, 2018
Less than six percent of Girl Scouts earn their Gold Award each year. One Shawnee native is hoping her story will increase that statistic.
‘Somebody had to do something:’ Shawnee residents volunteer in Puerto Rico
June 12, 2018
Two Shawnee residents helped fix houses, clear hurricane debris in Puerto Rico earlier this spring.
Western Shawnee music center aims to help new musicians
June 8, 2018
Renting an instrument for school for the first time can be a bit stressful, but one Shawnee music store strives to make it fun.
Kobach stirs up controversy during Old Shawnee Days parade
June 3, 2018
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach triggered national headlines this weekend with his Old Shawnee Days parade float, which featured a large replica gun mounted to the back.