Shawnee

City of Shawnee
Michael Ronnebaum
December 20, 2017 - 6:27 am
The Shawnee City Council approved a $113-million redevelopment project for a shopping center that has become an eyesore in recent years. The Westbrook Green project at 75th Street South and Quivira will be funded through a mixed tax plan. "Tax Increment Financing at $31.9-million, and then...
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August 31, 2017 - 11:16 am
A water rescue team from Shawnee, KS is just one of the agencies deploying to Texas to assist residents who are still dealing with deep floodwater following the historic deluge brought by Hurricane-turned-Tropical Storm Harvey. The Shawnee team left in the middle of the night (photo below) and is...
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Jim Cunningham
July 11, 2017 - 6:54 am
Six fire departments in Johnson County have received new equipment that will allow them to breathe in dangerous fire conditions. Firefighters say it is one of the most important tools they have in a fire, the SCBA or Self Contained Breathing Apparatus. Firefighters usually call them airpacks...
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Jim Cunningham
Marc LaVoie
May 19, 2017 - 10:22 am
First responders are urging people to be careful if they have to spend their weekend cleaning up storm debris. The National Weather Service reported a 78 mph wind gust Thursday night in De Soto. Some of the most hazardous activities in storm cleanup include climbing ladders and trees and using...
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