Jennifer Bhargava

Recent stories

Jazz concert to benefit Midland Academy renovation
March 16, 2018
On Sunday evening, jazz lovers are invited to enjoy the talent of a local musician.
City seeks community center ideas from public
Parks and recreation staff, consultants to incorporate input into final design for western Shawnee structure
March 13, 2018
City staff is seeking public input for a potential community center to be built in Shawnee at 61st and Woodland.
Council to discuss e-cig regulations
March 13, 2018
The council will consider changes to vape store regulations at a couple upcoming meetings.
Dispatch sports reporter named Oscar Stauffer award winner
March 12, 2018
Chris Duderstadt was recently declared “Sportswriter of the Year” by the KSHSAA.
Mill Valley holds walkout to honor Florida school shooting victims
March 8, 2018
Hundreds of students walked out of Mill Valley High School in a quiet protest on Thursday morning.
Gonazles goes green: former city manager named parade marshal
March 6, 2018
Carol Gonzales was recently named the grand marshal of Shawnee’s 36th annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.
A beloved church, revived: St. Joseph Catholic Church unveils $6 million renovation
March 6, 2018
After 10 months of grueling construction, the renovations at St. Joseph Catholic Church were officially unveiled during an open house on Sunday afternoon.
New western Shawnee fire station to cost $2 million more than council approved
March 5, 2018
A new fire station proposed for western Shawnee will cost nearly twice as much to construct than the city anticipated.
Shawnee City Council reveals traits, priorities it seeks in new city manager
March 3, 2018
The governing body was given an opportunity to share their thoughts on characteristics for its new city manager at the Feb. 26 council meeting.
Voice of a new generation: Shawnee teen wins state essay competition, heads to nationals
February 28, 2018
This weekend, Shawnee teenager Morgan Wilcox will travel to Washington D.C. to represent Shawnee and the state of Kansas at a national speech competition

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Chris Duderstadt has been a sports reporter for the Dispatch since January 2016.

Mill Valley High School senior Claire Boone creates a sign for the walkout.

The St. Joseph Table steering committee.

Anthony Barulich, an accordian player with the Kansas City-based Italian band Gumba, performed at the St. Joseph Table on Sunday afternoon.

The St. Joseph Table featured handmade baked goods and bottles of wine for purchase. Proceeds were used to benefit less fortunate families in the community.

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