Jennifer Bhargava

Recent stories

She said yes to the family dress
July 10, 2018
Shawnee native to be third generation to wear treasured hand-stitched wedding gown.
Shawnee Planning Commission OKs rezoning, preliminary plan for revised Bellmont Promenade development
July 9, 2018
The Bellmont Promenade project is proposed to feature first floor retail and office space, as well as high-end apartments.
Remembering Monticello: Local organization embraces history of former township
July 3, 2018
As our country celebrates the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence today, one area historical society hopes to keep Monticello Township’s memory alive by sharing its story.
Making a splash: Shawnee water garden featured on tour
July 3, 2018
A Shawnee home will be among dozens featured on the upcoming 25th annual Kansas City Water Garden Tour.
Olathe dance studio embraces Shawnee roots, welcomes new students
June 27, 2018
For a little over two decades, families have been drawn to Miss Maria’s Dance, Cheer & Gymnastics because of its warm, welcoming environment and top-notch instructors.
Lake Quivira breaks ground on new community center
June 26, 2018
Big changes are in store for Lake Quivira. The city recently broke ground on its new community center, plus it has several more projects on the horizon.
Shawnee man killed from injuries sustained in three-vehicle crash
June 26, 2018
A Shawnee man was one of two people killed in a three-vehicle crash early Thursday near the Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City, Mo.
Shawnee City Council names new city manager
June 26, 2018
The city of Shawnee didn’t have to look very far to find a new city manager. Assistant city manager Nolan Sunderman will take over the role in July.
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 City Council approves creation of TIF redevelopment district for new Bellmont Promenade project
June 18, 2018
An updated version of the much-anticipated Bellmont Promenade project is in motion.

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Recent photos

Monticello Community Historical Society president Terry Love poses next to a replica of a frontier wagon at the society’s museum in Lenexa. The museum features dozens of historical artifacts from Monticello’s heyday.

The Virginia Schoolhouse, 7301 Mize Road, is one of the Monticello Township landmarks included on the Monticello Community Historical Society’s driving and biking tour. The one-room schoolhouse initially sat near 71st and Clare Road, but was relocated near Mize Elementary School in 2005. The school, for grades 1-8, opened for class in 1878 and operated until 1962.

Janice Dearinger has been an avid water garden enthusiast for the past few decades.

he Dearinger water garden, located in central Shawnee, is being featured on the upcoming Kansas City water garden tour.

Maria Imm is the founder and owner of Miss Maria’s Dance, Cheer & Gymnastics, 10370 Ridgeview Road in Olathe.

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