November 23, 2014

Gardner woman sings into collegiate semifinals

Abby Christensen, a sophomore at Bethel College from Gardner, sang her way into the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) semifinals at the west central region conference in Denver, Oct. 24-26.
Christensen was one of two Bethel students to …

Davidson leads Lady Jaguars to wins

Brenna Davidson scored 15 points leading the Pioneer Ridge Middle School eighth grade junior varsity girls basketball team to a 17-8 win against Louisburg Middle School last week.
Chelsay Gilliland had two points and Olivia Hogue was the assist leader.…

Small WMS squad wins at wrestling meet

Members of the Wheatridge Middle School Mustang wrestling team competed against Spring Hill Middle School and Baldwin Middle School in their second triangular meet.
Mustangs won 13 different matches.
The seventh graders won five matches with Gavin Brown going 3- …

(CLICK HERE) Nov. 12, 2014 Classifieds

(CLICK HERE) Nov. 12, 2014 Classifieds

Blazer soccer squad earns post season honors

It’s been another successful season for Coach Andy Weber and his Gardner Edgerton High School Blazer soccer squad. Two players recently earned All-Eastern Kansas League honors.
Dakota Steuber was named to the All-EKL first team, and Carson Harding was named …

Holiday tour features local homes

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. At least, it will be soon in five houses located throughout Gardner.
The Gardner Historical Museum has selected five homes to feature on its second Christmas Homes Tour. On …

Best of Gardner Reader’s Choice Awards

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Best of Gardner Reader’s Choice Awards as selected by readers of The Gardner News.
We had a great response to this special section receiving hundreds of ballots from readers selecting their favorite business, person, …

Winters given appointment nod

Todd Winters

Todd Winters

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner council members added a familiar face to the dias on Nov. 3.
Todd Winters was appointed to serve out the remainder of Larry Fotovich’s term, which expires in April 2015.
Winters was appointed to …

OUR VIEW: Hard work begins when campaigns subside

Now the hard work begins.
The pages of this edition were at the printer before results were in on Tuesday’s election, and we’re elated that it’s over. Now the hard work begins.
As we write this, we aren’t sure who …

City council appoints member through new, public interview process

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Todd Winters will serve out the remainder of Larry Fotovich’s term on the Gardner City Council. His term expires in April 2015.
Council members selected Winters, a former council member and chiropractor,  after a lengthy, public interview …