Local news

Table rentals available for upcoming St. Joseph craft fair
July 27, 2018
Tables are still available for the fall gift and craft fair at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
New city manager discusses what’s next for Shawnee
Sunderman hopes to maintain city’s positive momentum, inspire innovative improvements within city departments
July 26, 2018
It’s a new era for the city of Shawnee as Nolan Sunderman takes over the reins.
FBI investigates black Kansan’s death as possible hate crime
July 25, 2018
The FBI has opened a hate crime investigation into the stabbing death of a Kansas woman whose relatives allege the suspect is a white supremacist.
Residential development proposed for historic Kenneth Smith property
Shawnee Planning Commission gives OK to rezoning, preliminary plat
July 22, 2018
Shawnee Planning Commission gives OK to rezoning, preliminary plat for Kenneth Estates project
Motorcyclist injured in crash near Johnson Drive and Barker Road
July 19, 2018
One person was injured when a motorcycle tried to take a curve on Johnson Drive too fast.
Shawnee Town 1929 to hold upcoming events
July 18, 2018
Shawnee Town 1929 is holding two fun events soon.
St. Joseph to host blood drive Monday
July 18, 2018
St. Joseph Catholic Church, in conjunction with Community Blood Center, will host a blood drive on Monday.
Steering clear: Tips for keeping your steering system in line
July 18, 2018
Whether maneuvering the twisty roads in the Ozarks or the straight and narrow lanes of Interstate 70, your ability to steer and control the vehicle is essential.
Early morning pursuit from Bonner Springs ends in Shawnee
July 18, 2018
A driver with multiple felony warrants led Bonner Springs Police on a pursuit shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday
Two Kansas City area theaters present regional premiere of Disney’s Newsies
July 17, 2018
It’s one of the hottest Broadway musicals from the past decade and now, it’s being featured in Overland Park.
Nick and Jake’s to open in western Shawnee
July 16, 2018
A popular local restaurant is opening its fourth location in Shawnee.
Lenexa Police investigate overnight shooting
July 14, 2018
A man with a gunshot wound walked into the Casey’s General Store near 79th and Quivira late Friday.
Police investigating homicide of woman reported missing on July 6
July 14, 2018
Shawnee Police are investigating after a woman who had been reported missing on July 6 was found dead inside a Shawnee home. A 47-year-old resident of the home was arrested and now faces charges in the death.
Television show seeks local participants
July 11, 2018
The Emmy-nominated hit television show, “Mind Field,” is coming to Stilwell to film.