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  1. Topeka's Mount Hope Cemetery to host balloon club's annual holiday glowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Capital-Journal

    A hot air balloon glows during the Huff 'n' Puff Balloon Rally this past September at Lake Shawnee. A hot air balloon glows during the Huff 'n' Puff Balloon Rally this past September at Lake Shawnee.

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  2. Shawnee County Emergency Communication Center preparing to hire...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | The Capital-Journal

    Shawnee County commissioners Thursday requested an update on staffing levels at the Emergency Communication Center. The Shawnee County Emergency Communication Center is close to hiring three new dispatchers to alleviate long work hours, Sheriff Herman Jones said Thursday during the county commission meeting.

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  3. Josh Rouse: Hobbs, Bevan take first place at Kansas Crappie Club's Veterans Day Shootout on PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 25 | The Capital-Journal

    Dustin Hobbs, left, and Will Bevan took first place with 8.15 pounds of crappie on Nov. 12 at the Kansas Crappie Club's Veterans Day Shootout on Lake Perry. From left, Chris Morgan, Mike Roberts and Parker Still took second place in the Kansas Crappie Club's Veterans Day Shootout on Nov. 12 at Lake Perry, coming up just a pound short of the first-place team of Dustin Hobbs and Will Bevan with 7.15 pounds.

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  4. Lawrence prepares for long-standing Christmas tradition, communities aglow with local light displaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | The Capital-Journal

    TARC of Topeka is opening its 20th Winter Wonderland on Nov. 22, and will be open every night from 6 to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31. The holiday light display is set up at the Lake Shawnee campground. Winter Wonderland is one of TARC's largest fundraisers of the year.

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  5. Volunteer: Westar workers help light up Winter WonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | The Capital-Journal

    Ron Gwaltney, staff engineer in substation protection and control at Westar Energy Inc., has helped set up the scenes at Winter Wonderland for the past 18 years. The lighted holiday display at Lake Shawnee is a fundraiser for TARC Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides service, support and advocacy to children, families and adults with developmental, intellectual and related disabilities.

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  6. Josh Rouse: - Rapala Fishing Pro Series' a fun, arcade-style fishing gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | The Capital-Journal

    Anglers will need to locate and target fish visually and by use of sonar to catch a lunker on the new "Rapala Fishing Pro Series" video game, available now on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The arcade-style fishing action makes the game a great holiday gift for anglers during the cold winter months.

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  7. Josh Rouse: Opening morning produces nice rainbow trout at Lake ShawneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Outdoors editor Josh Rouse caught this 15-inch, 1.72-pound rainbow trout - his first ever - with a blue and silver Little Cleo on Lake Shawnee's opening morning of trout fishing at 9:05 a.m. Nov. 4. The lake was closed to fishing for several days following the stocking Oct. 28 and reopened at 6 a.m. that Saturday. Outdoors editor Josh Rouse caught his second trout of the opening morning Nov. 4 at Lake Shawnee while fishing with a red Z-Man ShroomZ jig head and a neon pink Z-Man GrubZ curly-tailed grub.

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  8. Topeka hosts rising political leaders from Southeast AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Dita Listya, 25, of Indonesia listens to a Heartland Visioning Friday, Nov. 10 panel discuss diversity and inclusion. Listya and other from Southeast Asia spent the last month in Topeka learning about American government.

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  9. Race for Topeka mayor draws interest over other contestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Topeka voters on Tuesday appeared occupied with the city's mayoral race even as many said candidates Michelle De La Isla and Spencer Duncan didn't differ widely in their visions. Topeka voters on Tuesday appeared occupied with the city's mayoral race even as many said candidates Michelle De La Isla and Spencer Duncan didn't differ widely in their visions.

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  10. County commissioners mull what to do with project bid that neglected to include $4,500 in costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Shawnee County facilities management director Bill Kroll, at the lectern, asked county commissioners Monday to reject a project bid they'd approved Oct. 23, saying the bidder subsequently asked the county to pay an additional $4,500 in materials costs. Shawnee County facilities management director Bill Kroll voiced dismay Monday that Topeka-based CD Electric asked the county to pay an additional $4,500 in materials costs after commissioners voted Oct. 23 to award it the contract to carry out a project.

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  11. County to pay for design work to put concrete trail on S.E. 29th turnpike overpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Cars pass over the Kansas Turnpike overpass on S.E. 29th Street Thursday afternoon. County commissioners voted in favor of spending $776,400 to provide professional design, construction engineering and staking services to add a 12-foot-wide concrete trail on the north side of the overpass.

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  12. County to spend $776,400 for design work to put concrete trail on S.E. 29th turnpike overpassRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Commissioners Kevin Cook, Bob Archer and Shelly Buhler voted 3-0 to amend a contract with Finney & Turnipseed Transportation and Civil Engineering LLC to arrange for the county to pay it $776,400 to provide professional design, construction engineering and staking services to add a 12-foot-wide concrete trail on the north side of the county's Kansas Turnpike overpass on S.E. 29th Street. The Shawnee County Commission took a step Thursday toward bridging the gap between the county's Deer Creek and Lake Shawnee trails.

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  13. $2.4M grant will allow Shawnee County Parks and Rec to extend Deer Creek TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    A $2.4 million grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation will allow Shawnee County Parks and Recreation to extend the Deer Creek Trail in 2019 as part of its master plan to connect the Deer Creek and Lake Shawnee trails. The $2,430,896 Transportation Alternatives Trail Grant will allow Parks and Rec to extend the trail from S.E. 10th Street through Dornwood Park to S.E. 25th Street, according to a news release Monday.

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  14. Onlookers brave cold to see rainbow trout stocked into Lake ShawneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    A rainbow trout surfaces soon after the noon release of about 3,500 pounds of fish Saturday at the east boat ramp of Lake Shawnee. A total of 7,000 pounds of fish were released in different spots throughout the lake.

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  15. Clyde - the Guide' Holscher offers tips for catching rainbow trout on Lake ShawneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Local fishing guide Clyde "the Guide" Holscher holds up a nice rainbow trout he caught while fishing on Lake Shawnee. Though guiding isn't allowed on the lake, Holscher enjoys fishing recreationally with longtime outdoors writer Ned Kehde using Z-Man Fishing Products to "bass fish for trout."

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  16. County to stock 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout in Lake Shawnee at noon SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    A selection of trout and crappie jigs is among several baits anglers can choose from when purchasing their trout gear at The Dock, located at 2838 SE 29th St. in Topeka near Lake Shawnee. Shawnee County Parks and Recreation will release about 7,000 pounds of rainbow trout in the lake on Oct. 28, with fishing to be open to the public beginning Nov. 4. A crowd gathers to watch the release of about 7,000 pounds of trout last February on the east side of Lake Shawnee.

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  17. Man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in July 4, 2016 death of pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    A Topeka man entered a guilty plea Tuesday for involuntary manslaughter in the July 4, 2016 death of a pedestrian. Jason P. Patterson appeared in Shawnee County District Court where he pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence.

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  18. Zip lines, floating playground among amenities being considered to rebrand Lake Shawnee Swim BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    This aerial photo was taken in July at the Lake Shawnee Swim Beach, where the county's parks and recreation department is discussing enhancements designed to attract an increased number of people. This photo of people using a water tricycle was among images that were part of a presentation Shawnee County commissioners saw Thursday regarding potential improvements for the swim beach at Lake Shawnee.

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  19. City Co-Athletes of the week: Hayden's Brooklyn Hunter and Caroline SetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Hayden golfer Caroline Setter shares city athlete of the week honors with Hayden tennis player Brooklyn Hunter after both Wildcat juniors recently won Class 4A state championships. Setter shot a 76 Monday at Lake Shawnee to win the 4A golf title, and Hunter won her third straight 4A tennis title this past Saturday with a 6-1, 6-0 win against Independence senior Lyssa Schabel at Pratt.

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  20. Caroline Setter, Hayden out-classes 4A girls golf fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | The Capital-Journal

    Hayden's Caroline Setter hits her approach on No. 10 at Lake Shawnee Golf Course during Monday's Class 4A state championships.

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