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Graduation: the future lies before me

Riana Henderson Contributing columnist I recently graduated high school, and I’m working in my first job: The Gardner News. I’m trying to settle into the adult life. I’m going to the University of Kansas in August, where I will...

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GEHS student wins $20,000 scholarship

Out of 111,523 competitors and ten weeks of intense work, it was announced that GEHS Alissa (Ali) Schweer received third place in the H&R Block Budget Challenge®. That placement landed her a $20,000 scholarship. Only five...

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Farm burglary suspects in custody

Det. Brett Wilson Jo Co Sheriff’s Department Suspects are in custody regarding a string of thefts from March, 2018. Farmers and rural residents in Southwest Johnson Co., Northwest Miami Co., Northeast Franklin Co., and Southeast...

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Sports Potpourri

Mac Stevenson KU’s rookie chancellor, Dr. Douglas Girod, couldn’t have inherited a worse mess than the current football program. It was discouraging for Kansas fans when Girod became chancellor and did nothing concerning the...

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Edgerton’s Frontier Days set for June 15-16

Rick Poppitz Special for The Gardner News Edgerton’s Frontier Days 2018 will be held on June 15-16 this year. At the May 24 Edgerton City Council meeting, the Edgerton Frontier Days Committee requested permission to sell and...

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EDAC MEETING CLARIFICATION

Emails received by EDAC members from city staff indicate that an e mail confused dates and caused members of the EDAC meeting to miss the May 17 meeting, according to Larry Powel, economic development director, Gardner. The...

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Memorial Day

Photo courtesy of Danedri Herbert Debbie Austin (facing camera) and Jenny Burk worked making...

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Local three year old diagnosed with Leukemia

Three year old Abel Arthur Magana is undergoing his first month of chemotherapy after being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia May 23.  Abel lives with his mother Salina Lopez and his brother Quintrel in Gardner. Funds...

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KCC approves Westar/Kansas City Power and Light merger

Linda Berry        KCC director of public affairs              Topeka –May 24, the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) approved a settlement agreement giving Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy (the parent company of Kansas...

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EDAC meeting fails to meet due to no shows

The May 17 Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting was cancelled due to lack of quorum. Larry Powell, economic development director, was present to lead the meeting, but no members showed up. Another meeting has been...

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University update

Central Missouri university Local and area students are among the 840 students who completed associate, bachelor’s or graduate degrees at Fort Hays State University in the fall 2017 semester. Graduates listed in Gardner are:...

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