Shawnee County Newswire (Page 2)

Shawnee County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Shawnee County, KS. (Page 2)

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  1. JEDO board to consider developing technical school on city's east sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Capital-Journal

    The board of directors of the Joint Economic Development Organization plans May 11 to consider authorizing Go Topeka to "move forward with a new initiative to develop a technical school on the east side of the community," according to that meeting's agenda. Shawnee County counselor Rich Eckert's office on Wednesday made public a copy of the agenda for the meeting, which will be at 6 p.m. in the Topeka City Council chambers at 214 S.E. 8th.

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  2. Shawnee County commissioners approve community corrections budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Capital-Journal

    Shawnee County commissioners Thursday approved a comprehensive plan and budget for the community corrections department that shows an increase in spending over last year. The department of community corrections comprehensive plan spells out how money will be spent on resources for those in the county's probation system and in other programs aimed at reducing crime.

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  3. Heavy rains wash out railroad track, cause sewer overflowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | KAKE

    ... morning. Union Pacific spokeswoman Calli Hite says the rains washed out multiple small sections of track in Shawnee County. She says water also damaged a small bridge near Willard. Hite says Union Pacific doesn't have an estimated date for reopening ...

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  4. Incumbent Herman Jones, challenger Jerry Stanley both seek Republican ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Capital-Journal

    Incumbent Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones and a challenger -- retired Topeka Police Maj. Jerry Stanley -- announced Thursday they were each running for the Republican nomination for that office in the Aug. 2 primary election.

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  5. Ready to roll: food trucks approved for Shawnee County parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Capital-Journal

    County commissioners Thursday approved a mobile food vender policy that allows food trucks to operate in four county parks. Food truck owners interested must fill out an application, pay a fee and follow certain guidelines.

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  6. Van ends up on side on K-4 exit ramp early Thursday in northeast TopekaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Capital-Journal

    ... ed from the crash, which was on the exit ramp to westbound N.E. Seward from westbound K-4 highway. Meanwhile, Shawnee County sheriff's deputies were investigating the crash, which shut down the exit ramp until around 6 a.m.

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  7. Union Pacific railroad damaged in rural Shawnee CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Capital-Journal

    Union Pacific crews work to repair a section of track near the 12,000 block of N.W. 17th Wednesday afternoon after it was washed out due to flooding from Tuesday night's storms. Heavy rain washed out several sections of the Union Pacific Railroad in Shawnee County and damaged a small railroad bridge.

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  8. Former Shawnee County judge speaks bluntly for juvenile justice reformRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Capital-Journal

    Retired Shawnee County District Court Judge Jean Schmidt discuses the juvenile justice reform bill during a network luncheon Wednesday afternoon at the YWCA. Now in her second year of retirement, former Shawnee County Judge Jean Schmidt did Wednesday what sitting judges can't - she spoke candidly about public policy.

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  9. Fire Marshal: incendiary fire at Country Club Motel caused $350,000 damageRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Capital-Journal

    ... S.W. 37th Street and White Lakes Mall, and as late as 3 a.m., flames were burning above the roof line. The Shawnee County coroner determined the preliminary cause of Collins' death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound following the firefight with ...

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  10. Mike Hall: We're not the only ones who care about good grammarRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Capital-Journal

    ... saying 'Relaty, Relator, and jewlery.'" a- David Heinemann, former Kansas legislator and now president of the Shawnee County Historical Society, has given me a document that reinforces the message in earlier columns that punctuation is important. He ...

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  11. Sheriff Herman Jones seeks re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Capital-Journal

    Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones is running for re-election, he announced in a news release sent out early Thursday morning. "It is my mission to continue collaborative efforts with area law enforcement partners to combat and preempt criminal activity in our community," he said.

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  12. National Walk at Lunch DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Capital-Journal

    ... 10th annual national Walk at Lunch Day at the State Capitol. Walkers were given a T-shirt for participating. Shawnee County Sheriff Herman Jones talked about the importance of maintaining a healthy life style. BC & BS of Kansas Senior VP Fred ...

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  13. Forecasters warn of flooding in Kansas after spring stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Lyon, Osage, Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee. Meteorologist Matt Walters says fire crews helped a handful of Shawnee County families evacuate Wednesday morning after water surrounded their homes. He says a water rescue also was reported in Osage County. ...

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  14. 'Denial of justice' to delay Kansas Supreme Court rulings for eight months, justice saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Hays Daily News

    ... Legislature extended registration to 25 years, his time on the registry had expired, but he was charged in Shawnee County with failure to register. "Plainly stated, all of those litigants won on appeal, and the KORA amendments cannot be applied to ...

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  15. Crews rescuing 9 people from flooded house west of Topeka early WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Capital-Journal

    Several area fire departments at 7 a.m. Wednesday were nearly finished with rescuing nine people from a home surrounded by high water just west of Topeka in Shawnee County. Authorities said crews from the Dover, Mission Township, Soldier Township, Auburn and Topeka fire departments were called around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday to a residence that was surrounded by water in the 10600 block of S.W. K-4 highway.

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  16. Water rescues taking place following flooding in Shawnee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The large amounts of rain in areas of Shawnee County have had emergency responders on their toes throughout the night. While you take measures to prepare for Tuesday's weather, KSNT News is also preparing to have your back when it strikes.

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  17. Flooded Highway in Marshall CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The large amounts of rain in areas of Shawnee County have had emergency responders on their toes throughout the night. While you take measures to prepare for Tuesday's weather, KSNT News is also preparing to have your back when it strikes.

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  18. Crews work on rescuing 10 people from flooded house west of TopekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Capital-Journal

    Several area fire departments were attempting to rescue 10 people from a home surrounded by high water early Wednesday just west of Topeka in Shawnee County. Authorities said crews from the Dover, Mission Township and Topeka fire departments were called around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday to a residence in the 10600 block of S.W. K-4 highway.

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  19. Orlando Collins identified as body recovered from fire-gutted south Topeka motel roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Capital-Journal

    ... determined. Law enforcement officials recovered Collins' body from the room after the fire was put out. The Shawnee County coroner has determined that the preliminary cause of Collins' death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound, FBI spokeswoman ...

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  20. Latest: Shawnee County under tornado watch until 8 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Capital-Journal

    A storm that formed southwest of Topeka produced decent rotation, leading to a tornado warning and the activation of sirens in Shawnee County around 5:10 p.m. Tuesday. National Weather Service meteorologist Bryan Baerg said they received multiple reports of wall clouds.

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