November 25, 2014

Brenneman leads SH Cross Country team

Sophomore Dylan Brenneman was recently voted the Tri-County Male Cross Country Runner of the Year. He took fourth place at the Kansas 4A state meet. Submitted photo

Sophomore Dylan Brenneman was recently voted the Tri-County Male Cross Country Runner of the Year. He took fourth place at the Kansas 4A state meet. Submitted photo

It’s been quite a season for sophomore Dylan Brenneman and the Spring Hill …

Wheatridge wrestlers earn medals at league

The Wheatridge Middle School wrestling squad finished its season on Nov. 15 at the Frontier League meet at Louisburg Middle School.
Liam Bickle brought home the championship, wrestling a perfect 3-0 on the day.
Two WMS wrestlers, Keith Casey and …

Landowners given 60 days to repair condemned walks

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
During a Nov. 17 meeting, Gardner City Council members condemned the sidewalk between Casey’s General Store and QuikTrip on east Main Street.
The condemnation will require that the owners of the abutting properties fix the sidewalks within …

City prepares for arrival of winter snow storms

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Winter is coming and the city of Gardner officials are ready to deal with whatever Mother Nature throws at them, Public Works Director Brian Faust told the council.
“If you’ve researched winter weather predictions for our region, …

Work to begin on failed Edgerton quiet zone

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Construction is set to begin today, Nov. 19, on upgrades to railroad quiet zones in Edgerton.
Last spring, contract workers completed improvements to create quiet zones at railroad crossings at 199th Street and at Nelson Street in …

Residents offer suggestions on city’s capital improvement proposal

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Several citizens asked questions and commented on the city’s proposed 2014-2019 Capital Improvement Program (CIP), during a Nov. 17 city council work session.
In a warm-up to the quasi-interactive work session, David Warm, executive director of the …

GEHS senior receives double lung transplant

Judy Hart, right, poses with a friend outside of the hospital in St. Louis. Judy underwent a double lung transplant on Nov. 18. File photo

Judy Hart, right, poses with a friend outside of the hospital in St. Louis. Judy underwent a double lung transplant on Nov. 18. File photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A Gardner Edgerton High School senior was undergoing a double lung transplant …

Work to begin on failed Edgerton quiet zone

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Construction is set to begin today, Nov. 19, on upgrades to railroad quiet zones in Edgerton.
Last spring, contract workers completed improvements to create quiet zones at railroad crossings at 199th Street and at Nelson Street in …

Wheatridge wrestlers compete at triangular

Winning 13 different matches the Wheatridge Middle School Mustangs wrestler won their triangular tourney with Baldwin and Spring Hill Middle Schools last week.
The seventh graders won five different matches. Two seventh grade WMS wrestlers boasted perfect records. Gavin Brown …

Cross town rivals compete

A second-half rally fell just short and the Wheatridge Middle School eighth grade girls varsity basketball team lost a 16-14 decision to Trail Ridge Middle School last week.
Ashlynn Anderson, Yeneth Lugan and Kaylei Cox lead WMS’ offense.…