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Olathe speller vies for fame at national bee

Vanya Shivashankar, whose older sister won the National Spelling Bee three years ago, was singled out this week for being the only speller among all 278 entrants to have received a perfect score on Tuesday’s first-round written test. Updated: May. 31, 2012 7:36 AM |Full Story

Design students put their ideas to a holiday test

There were no textbooks in sight Monday at the Mahaffie Heritage Center, but there were plenty of smiles and more than enough garland. Updated: Nov. 27, 2011 6:53 PM |Full Story

The world’s a stage for Theatre in the Park

In an unprecedented step off its home stage, Theatre in the Park this year is presenting “An Olde Fashioned Holiday Supper Club” at the Mildale Farm in Edgerton. Updated: Nov. 27, 2011 6:52 PM |Full Story

Argument over civility leads to fight at Gardner City Council meeting

It started with an argument over whether videotaping City Council meetings would lead to more civility. It ended with one councilman claiming he was tackled to the ground by another one. Updated: Nov. 27, 2011 6:49 PM |Full Story

Community notes

Call for Downtown Olathe Arts Festival

Police report

These are the most recent police reports of personal and property crimes and injury traffic accidents in your area, listed by city and ZIP code. Times and dates reflect when the police report was taken, not when the incident occurred. Updated: Nov. 27, 2011 6:42 PM |Full Story

Olathe North wins Battle of the Brains

Olathe North High School learned Monday morning that it beat 127 other schools for the right to design an exhibit for Science City at Union Station. Updated: Nov. 21, 2011 11:05 AM |Full Story

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