September 4, 2015

Parties agree to mediation, trial schedule in Gilhaus suit against USD 231

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Attorneys for former Gardner Edgerton School District administrators and for the school district hammered out a schedule for a trial.
Former USD 231 superintendent Bill Gilhaus, former USD 231 executive director for administrative services Lana Gerber, and …

Kansas earns high marks for friendliest to small biz

Thumbtack has announced that Kansas received an overall grade of an “A” for small business friendliness in its annual survey of business owners. The score is an improvement upon the state’s grade of a “B” in 2014, and matches the …

Military update

Army National Guard Pvt. Jonathan V. Spiegel has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Spiegel is a 2015 graduate of Gardner Edgerton High School.
During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, …

City hosts forum on sales tax ballot question

Lee Moore, city council member, addressed about 50 area residents who attended a Town Hall meeting at Gardner Senior Center Aug. 24, regarding the proposed sales tax renewal for infrastructure. Moore is also chair of the streets, sidewalks and stormwater advisory committee. Photo courtesy of Lynn Hermansen

Lee Moore, city council member, addressed about 50 area residents who attended a Town Hall meeting at Gardner Senior Center Aug. 24, regarding the proposed sales tax renewal for infrastructure. Moore is also chair of the streets, sidewalks and stormwater

Letter to the editor

Gardner News:
I wanted to take a minute to clarify the unanimous Planning Commission recommendation regarding the denial of a request for a piece of land (currently in the middle of two commercially zoned and developed properties) to M-2 zoning. …

Good turnout for Blazer tennis

Twenty-five players reported to opening tennis practice, August 25th under the direction of third year coach Derrick Abromeit.
“We are off to a great start with one of the largest teams we’ve had in recent years,” said Abromeit. Several kids …

Bronco volleyball prepares for opener

Following four weeks of practice, the lady Bronco volleyball team begins the season August 29th.
Veteran Head Coach Alicia Von Stein is working with 34 players and has experienced a good attitude in preseason practices.
Providing leadership for a young …

Annual GE sporting clay tournament date set

Photo courtesy of Gardner Chamber of Commerce

Photo courtesy of Gardner Chamber of Commerce

Spend a day networking and having fun with your co-workers on the range at Powder Creek Shooting Park in the third annual event.
Register as a team of four or as individual. Bring …

Blazer soccer season begins at Shawnee Heights

Following four weeks of practice, the Blazer soccer season will begin the season at Shawnee Heights in Topeka, September 1st.
“We graduated some key talent and will be very young season,” said coach Andy Weber, now in his eighth season. …

Broncos host Paola in season opener

New head coach Jason Feeback will lead his Spring Hill Broncos in the September 4th home opener versus rival Paola.
Feeback comes to Spring Hill from Pawnee Heights where his team recorded 4-5, and 7-2 marks. He also had a …