Jennifer Bhargava

Recent stories

City celebrates Belgian immigrants with memorial
March 21, 2017
Immigrants brought Shawnee to life more than a century ago. And now, a group of them are being celebrated.
CASA volunteer serves as voice for children
March 21, 2017
Cathy Matlack, of Shawnee, donates her time to help abused and neglected children.
Drive-in theater celebrates new season with free movie
March 21, 2017
The Boulevard Drive-in Theatre will kick off its 68th season with a special “Celebration of Dedication” to its longtime owner, Wes Neal, plus a free movie.
Overcoming the odds
Shawnee mother raises money for cancer research, campaigns for ‘woman of the year’
March 21, 2017
Two years ago, Emily Dumler was told she had six months to live. Today, the Shawnee mother-of-three is cancer-free and grateful for every second she has with her family.
Welcome to adulthood: SM Northwest students discover the “real world”
March 21, 2017
SM Northwest students learned a lesson in adulthood during a very unique project.
Downtown theater plans up in the air
March 17, 2017
A Shawnee couple’s dream to renovate the former Aztec Theatre has been put on hold.
Shawnee attracts Amazon, other businesses
March 8, 2017
Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc. will soon be opening a distribution center in Shawnee.
Shawnee Target undergoes renovation
March 8, 2017
Significant interior improvements are being made to the Shawnee Target at 15700 Shawnee Mission Pkwy.
Spring forward, Shawnee
Garden Club of Shawnee offers spring gardening tips
March 8, 2017
Garden Club of Shawnee offers spring gardening tips.
‘You’ve got a friend in me’
Thanks to childhood bestie, SM Northwest student earns his crown
March 1, 2017
Shawnee Mission Northwest senior John Baska was recently crowned the school’s WPA king, thanks to a little help from his childhood friend.

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Recent photos

CASA volunteer Cathy Matlack, of Shawnee, will speak at the agency’s Promise of Hope luncheon next week.

Dumler’s 8-year-old daughter, Lola, plays at Urban Air, a large-scale trampoline center in Overland Park which recently hosted a fundraiser for the cancer survivor.

Emily Dumler, of Shawnee, is in the running to be named Kansas City’s Woman of the Year for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Shawnee Mission Northwest high school Freshmen Kayla Florez, left, and Maya Peneke, right, receive financial advice from community volunteer Raul Duran at the FutureNow: Finance event in the school’s library. The event helped dozens of students navigate their financial future as a 26-year-old.

The Shawnee Target, 15700 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, is currently being renovated to be more aesthetically modern.

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