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Pay raises approved for Shawnee County officials

More money… that’s what a handful of Shawnee County elected officials will be getting. Commissioners have approved pay raises for the county’s treasurer, clerk, sheriff and register of deeds… 74 more words


Shawnee County food assessment moves forward with changes

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) Heartland Healthy Neighborhoods, Community Health Coalition came out with a 2017 community health assessment with 90 pages of data.

“What we found here in Shawnee County is our food system is really complex. 270 more words


Shawnee Co. inmate walks away during work detail

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Authorities in Shawnee County are looking for an inmate that walked away during work detail Thursday morning.

The Shawnee County jail said Anthony Allen Bayless, 27, walked away at 11:45 a.m. 84 more words


West Nile virus traps set around Shawnee county

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT)– Six mosquito traps have been set up around Shawnee County since May to detect West Nile virus. All the traps are on private property except for one that is located at the Topeka Zoo. 113 more words


Nominating commission to interview candidates for district judge

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The 3rd Judicial District Nominating Commission will interview the nine attorneys who applied to fill a district court vacancy in Shawnee County created by the June 2017 retirement of District Judge Rebecca W. 207 more words


Willard Bridge closing for up to 90 days

Shawnee County, Kan. (KSNT) – The Willard Bridge is set to close less than a month from now.

Message boards with the warning will go up two weeks before the tentative closure date of June 12th, according to Shawnee County Public Works Director Tom Vlach. 77 more words


Shawnee County sheriff's entrance tests take place Saturday

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Are you interested in serving Shawnee County as a sheriff’s deputy? If so, you can put yourself to the test this weekend. 96 more words