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Missouri man sentenced for stealing JoCo workers’ identities

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with comments from county officials that make it clearer the data breach linked to this criminal case was separate from another data breach reported

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with comments from county officials that make it clearer the data breach linked to this criminal case was separate from another data breach reported


The story behind Shawnee’s new statue of Wild Bill Hickok

A new bronze statue of Wild Bill Hickok in Shawnee.

A 13-foot-tall sculpture of Wild Bill Hickok on his horse – created with the recommendation of Shawnee artist Charles Goslin – was installed at a prominent point along Shawnee Mission

A 13-foot-tall sculpture of Wild Bill Hickok on his horse – created with the recommendation of Shawnee artist Charles Goslin – was installed at a prominent point along Shawnee Mission


Shawnee moves ahead on $3.7M revamp of Gum Springs Park

Baseball fields at Gum Springs Park in Shawnee.

A final plan to update Shawnee’s Gum Springs Park got quick and unanimous approval from the Shawnee City Council this week. At their meeting Monday night, councilmembers okayed a capital

A final plan to update Shawnee’s Gum Springs Park got quick and unanimous approval from the Shawnee City Council this week. At their meeting Monday night, councilmembers okayed a capital



Charles Goslin, artist who left mark on Shawnee, dies at 91

Charles Goslin, an artist whose work can be seen all around Shawnee.

Shawnee artist Charles Goslin, renowned for his many murals and paintings on local history, has died at the age of 91. His work can be seen around Shawnee Goslin was

Shawnee artist Charles Goslin, renowned for his many murals and paintings on local history, has died at the age of 91. His work can be seen around Shawnee Goslin was



New Shawnee city logo hits snag as some on council push back

The current Shawnee city logo, which has the tagline "Good Starts Here."

Progress on a new logo for the city of Shawnee stalled earlier this month after some city councilmembers complained they were angry and disappointed they didn’t get enough input into

Progress on a new logo for the city of Shawnee stalled earlier this month after some city councilmembers complained they were angry and disappointed they didn’t get enough input into


Candidates file early to run for mayor in Lenexa, Shawnee

Advance voting

Municipal primary elections in Johnson County are nearly eights months away, but candidates have already starting lining up to run. Most notably, candidates who filed this week include those seeking

Municipal primary elections in Johnson County are nearly eights months away, but candidates have already starting lining up to run. Most notably, candidates who filed this week include those seeking


Shawnee golf course residences will be aimed at 55+ crowd

A few questions lingered over architectural features and traffic flow, but the Shawnee City Council is moving ahead with rezoning of the Luxe Villas at the Greens senior living development

A few questions lingered over architectural features and traffic flow, but the Shawnee City Council is moving ahead with rezoning of the Luxe Villas at the Greens senior living development


Shawnee, QuikTrip will share cost of upgrades near new store

QuikTrip is coming to a new location in Shawnee.

Shawnee and the QuikTrip Corporation should share the costs of installing a traffic signal and turn lanes at West 83rd Street and Hedge Lane Terrace near a new gas station,

Shawnee and the QuikTrip Corporation should share the costs of installing a traffic signal and turn lanes at West 83rd Street and Hedge Lane Terrace near a new gas station,


Lenexa commission OKs revised plan for 112-acre project off K-10

An example of home proposed for the mixed-use Canyon Creek West project.

Satisfied that the conceptual plan for the Cedar Canyon West mixed-use development meets Lenexa’s land-use and density requirements, the city’s planning commission this week gave its approval for a second

Satisfied that the conceptual plan for the Cedar Canyon West mixed-use development meets Lenexa’s land-use and density requirements, the city’s planning commission this week gave its approval for a second


Lenexa Police search for suspects after rash of vandalism

A security camera caught the image of one suspect outside a Jefferson's in Lenexa.

Lenexa police suspect teenagers are responsible for a rash of vandalism in recent weeks that has hit a city park and at least two stores in an area around 87th

Lenexa police suspect teenagers are responsible for a rash of vandalism in recent weeks that has hit a city park and at least two stores in an area around 87th



Shawnee commission OKs plan for new golf driving range

A preliminary rendering of a new Shawnee golf driving range.

Plans for a new golf driving range in Shawnee passed the first round of approval Wednesday from the Shawnee Planning Commission. It would be near Mid-America Sports Complex The 300-

Plans for a new golf driving range in Shawnee passed the first round of approval Wednesday from the Shawnee Planning Commission. It would be near Mid-America Sports Complex The 300-


? Lenexa unveils design for new ‘community-friendly’ skatepark

Beginners, spectators and experienced shredders will all have something to claim in the design for Lenexa’s new skatepark that was unveiled Tuesday night. The new facility at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park

Beginners, spectators and experienced shredders will all have something to claim in the design for Lenexa’s new skatepark that was unveiled Tuesday night. The new facility at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park