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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 04/02/16 through 04/08/16 04/01/2016 08:11:09        ALARM RESIDENT             17400 BLOCK OF  JESSICA ST 04/01/2016 08:52:21        TRAFFIC STOP    W 191ST ST/GARDNER RD 04/01/2016 09:42:59        OTHER 800 BLOCK OF S WOODSON CT 04/01/2016 09:54:08        FOLLOW               11800 BLOCK OF S SUNSET DR 04/01/2016 10:05:01        TRAFFIC STOP    W MAIN ST/N OAK ST 04/01/2016 10:18:42        TRAFFIC STOP    W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 04/01/2016 10:33:37        TRAFFIC STOP    PRAIRIE VILLAGE DR/MOONLIGHT RD 04/01/2016 10:41:37        SUSPICI ACTIVITY             1100 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 04/01/2016 10:45:22        TRAFFIC STOP    W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 04/01/2016 11:04:10        TRAFFIC STOP    GARDNER RD/W 191ST ST 04/01/2016 11:25:02        TRAFFIC STOP    GARDNER RD/W 191ST ST 04/01/2016 11:25:38        TRAFFIC STOP    W 167TH ST/N CENTER ST 04/01/2016 11:26:17        TRAFFIC STOP    N I35 HWY/W 175TH ST 04/01/2016 11:33:08        TRAFFIC STOP    GARDNER RD/W 167TH ST 04/01/2016 11:37:41        TRAFFIC PARK   W 188TH ST/GARDNER RD 04/01/2016 11:43:24        TRAFFIC STOP    W 167TH ST/N CENTER ST 04/01/2016 11:44:36        TRAFFIC STOP    400 BLOCK OF E GRAND ST 04/01/2016 12:01:49        TRAFFIC STOP    W 167TH ST/N CENTER ST 04/01/2016 12:09:02        TRAFFIC STOP    W 159TH ST/MOONLIGHT RD 04/01/2016 12:34:39        TRAFFIC COMPLAIN        200 BLOCK OF N I35 HWY 04/01/2016 13:27:43        TRAFFIC STOP    N ELM ST/E MAIN ST 04/01/2016 13:43:23        MEDICAL NONLIFE           900 BLOCK OF E WILDCAT RUN ST 04/01/2016 13:43:25        ACCIDENT NON                800 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 04/01/2016 13:47:40        MEDICAL NONBREATHER              300 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 04/01/2016 13:48:07        MEDICAL...

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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 03/26/16 through 04/01/16 03/25/2016 08:00:22        TRAFFIC STOP    W 191ST ST/WAVERLY RD 03/25/2016 08:09:42        MEDICAL NONLIFE           800 BLOCK OF S JUNIPER TER 03/25/2016 08:26:05        TRAFFIC STOP    W 191ST ST/MONTROSE ST 03/25/2016 08:58:29        ACCIDENT NON                600 BLOCK OF S OAK CREST CIR 03/25/2016 09:18:43        ASSIST 17500 BLOCK OF  WAVERLY RD 03/25/2016 09:50:11        ANIMAL DEAD   400 BLOCK OF W ACORN ST 03/25/2016 10:06:30        TRAFFIC STOP    W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 03/25/2016 10:08:33        LOCKOUT W/CHILD         700 BLOCK OF S MEADOWBROOK ST 03/25/2016 10:20:06        ALARM RESIDENT             17000 BLOCK OF  AGNES ST 03/25/2016 10:40:28        TRAFFIC STOP    E MAIN ST/N MOONLIGHT RD 03/25/2016 10:55:04        TRAFFIC STOP    I35 NB TO 175TH RAMP/W 175TH ST 03/25/2016 11:32:13        PROPERTY RECOVER       100 BLOCK OF S ELM ST: @THE DOWNTOWNE 03/25/2016 11:34:49        SUSPICI ACTIVITY             31300 BLOCK OF W 172ND TER 03/25/2016 12:05:24        TRAFFIC STOP    N MOONLIGHT RD/E LINCOLN LN 03/25/2016 12:22:21        TRAFFIC STOP    17900 BLOCK OF  MOONLIGHT RD 03/25/2016 13:08:25        TRAFFIC STOP    S CENTER ST/E GRAND ST 03/25/2016 13:16:44        TRAFFIC STOP    W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 03/25/2016 13:38:15        TRAFFIC STOP    N I35 HWY/MOONLIGHT RD 03/25/2016 14:01:30        TRAFFIC STOP    200 BLOCK OF N I35 HWY 03/25/2016 14:20:49        TRAFFIC STOP    US56 HWY/N CEDAR NILES RD 03/25/2016 14:40:04        CARCHECK OCCUPIED    100 BLOCK OF E MADISON ST 03/25/2016 14:50:14        TRAFFIC COMPLAIN        1100 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST: @CONNESTO 03/25/2016 15:11:06        FOLLOW               31300 BLOCK OF W 172ND TER 03/25/2016...

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Thelma Viola Dwyer

Thelma Viola Dwyer, 93, of Edgerton, Kan passed away March 29, at Baldwin Healthcare and Rehab. Thelma was born May 18, 1922 in Gardner, Kan to Joseph Harold “JH” and Stella Victoria (Green) LaGalle. She graduated from Gardner High School in 1940. Thelma married Bernard Dwyer on July 18, 1946 at Assumption Catholic Church in Edgerton, Kan. She worked as a school secretary at Edgerton Elementary, then Edgerton High School and later moved to Gardner Elementary for many years. During her marriage Thelma helped Bernard farm. She was a member of Assumption Catholic Church. Thelma was a member of the Fiddlers and Pickers Assoc. of KS where she served as Sec./Treas. and a charter member of the Docey Dandies Square Dance Club, Gardner, Kan. Thelma enjoyed traveling on senior bus trips and cooked the Senior Dinners at Edgerton City Hall. She will be dearly missed by family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bernard, in 1990 and her brother, Harold LaGalle. Thelma is survived by her son, Terry Dwyer and daughter, Sharon Dwyer both of Edgerton, Kan; cousins: Mildred Morrison, Spring Hill, Kan, Roy and Marie Stanton, Spring Hill, Kan and Melvin Bond, Mission, Kan; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am Mon., April 4, at Assumption Catholic Church, Edgerton, Kan. Burial follows at St. Columbine Catholic Cemetery,...

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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 03/19/16 through 03/25/16 03/18/2016 08:28:22        LOT        1700 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 03/18/2016 09:05:53        FOLLOW               100 BLOCK OF  ASPEN LN 03/18/2016 09:33:18        TRAFFIC INSPECT             29500 BLOCK OF W 191ST ST 03/18/2016 09:40:31        TRAFFIC STOP    W MAIN ST/W WARREN ST 03/18/2016 11:20:39        TRAFFIC MOTORIST         W 183RD ST/S CENTER ST 03/18/2016 11:21:00        TRAFFIC STOP    W 175TH ST/N I35 HWY 03/18/2016 11:22:40        ANIMAL PICKUP               800 BLOCK OF N EVERGREEN ST 03/18/2016 11:54:06        WELFARE             300 BLOCK OF N MOONLIGHT RD 03/18/2016 12:07:12        SELF AREA           16000 BLOCK OF  KILL CREEK RD 03/18/2016 12:28:23        CIVIL      400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/18/2016 12:40:43        TRAFFIC STOP    CLARE RD/W OLD 56 HWY 03/18/2016 13:14:12        TRAFFIC INSPECT             CLARE RD/W OLD 56 HWY 03/18/2016 13:26:24        WARRANT           17100 BLOCK OF  JESSICA ST 03/18/2016 13:41:41        WELFARE             1100 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 03/18/2016 13:52:08        ALARM RESIDENT             900 BLOCK OF E OAK CREST DR 03/18/2016 14:11:05        TELEPHON           400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/18/2016 14:19:15        TRAFFIC INTOX E MAIN ST/N MOONLIGHT RD 03/18/2016 14:22:54        TRAFFIC STOP    E SANTA FE ST/N CEDAR NILES RD 03/18/2016 14:29:13        TRAFFIC STOP    E WESTHOFF PL/N CENTER ST 03/18/2016 14:36:26        STATION              400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/18/2016 14:49:09        TRASH   E LINCOLN LN/N MOONLIGHT RD 03/18/2016 14:54:27        TRAFFIC STOP    E SANTA FE ST/CONESTOGA ST 03/18/2016 14:59:32        STATION              400 BLOCK OF E...

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Charles F. Mullins

Charles was born September 5, 1921 in Crowder, Okla. to William and Frances Edith (Sewell) Mullins. He grew up in Muskogee, Okla. where he graduated from Central High School in 1941. Charles married Kathleen E. Wood on Sept. 4, 1943 in Muskogee, Okla. He served in the US Army during WWII in the European Theater.

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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 03/05/16 through 03/11/16 03/04/2016 08:41:34        ANIMAL               600 BLOCK OF N SPRUCE ST 03/04/2016 09:02:21        WELFARE             800 BLOCK OF E SADDLEWOOD ST 03/04/2016 09:58:48        TRAFFIC STOP    E LANESFIELD ST/N MOONLIGHT RD 03/04/2016 11:38:47        TRAFFIC STOP    N MOONLIGHT RD/E LINCOLN LN 03/04/2016 12:17:28        SUSPICI VEHICLE               32600 BLOCK OF W 174TH ST 03/04/2016 12:21:37        PROPERTY LOST                400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 12:56:14        SCHOOL               200 BLOCK OF E MADISON ST 03/04/2016 12:59:44        MEDICAL LIFE     31300 BLOCK OF W 172ND TER 03/04/2016 13:26:47        SUSPICI PERSON               200 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 14:10:59        KEEPEACE            300 BLOCK OF W MADISON ST 03/04/2016 14:19:34        ANIMAL PICKUP               500 BLOCK OF W MAIN ST 03/04/2016 14:50:26        CIVSERV               800 BLOCK OF E SADDLEWOOD ST 03/04/2016 15:03:03        ASSIST 17100 BLOCK OF  DODGE ST 03/04/2016 15:08:46        SPECIAL                400 BLOCK OF N WAVERLY ST 03/04/2016 15:13:17        STATION              400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 15:16:40        MEDICAL NONLIFE           400 BLOCK OF S MOONLIGHT RD 03/04/2016 15:19:49        ASSIST 300 BLOCK OF N MOONLIGHT RD 03/04/2016 15:36:21        ASSIST 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 16:10:07        TELEPHON           400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 17:07:35        CIVSERV               200 BLOCK OF N EVERGREEN ST 03/04/2016 17:17:59        TELEPHON           400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 17:23:12        TELEPHON           400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 03/04/2016 17:30:16        CIVSERV               600 BLOCK OF...

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Tim Miller earns top honor for customer service

  Madison, Wis. 3/10/2016 – Tim Miller, an American Family Insurance agent in Gardner, KS, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. “Customers are our number one focus, and agents who earn the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification have been given the highest marks from customers for excellent service,” said Bill Westrate, chief operating officer of American Family Insurance. “These agents provide the exceptional service and attention customers expect and deserve, time and time again.” The service excellence distinction was determined through an evaluation process conducted under guidelines established through the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. The process consists of a customer satisfaction survey which measures customers’ overall experience with their current American Family agent. Miller has been an agent for American Family since November 2011. His office is located at 233 East Main...

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Bass Pro Shops offers FREE family activities for Easter

WHAT:             Families are invited to celebrate <a href=http://www.basspro.com/easter/>Easter at Bass Pro Shops</a> this spring by enjoying FREE photos with the Easter Bunny, crafts for the kids and an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt. This free family Easter event is hosted at 76 Bass Pro Shops stores across the U.S. and Canada from Saturday, March 19 – 27*   The Easter Bunny is a favorite holiday symbol for many children, and families are invited to bring the kids to their nearest Bass Pro Shops store to have their FREE 4×6 photo taken with the Easter Bunny.   WHEN:             FREE family photos with the Easter Bunny Saturdays and Sundays, March 19-20 and 26-27, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, March 21-24, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.   FREE old-fashioned Easter egg hunt for kids ages 2 – 10 Saturdays and Sundays, March 19-20 and 26-27, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. at the store’s main entrance. Hunt starts promptly at 2 p.m.   FREE crafts for kids Create an Easter door hanger: Saturday and Sunday, March 19-20, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Make a bunny bookmark: Friday, March 25, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Create a tree stump bunny box: Saturday and Sunday, March 26-27, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.   While supplies last; crafts may...

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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 02/27/16 through 03/04/16 02/26/2016 09:36:23 SPECIAL 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/26/2016 09:43:21 MEDICAL NONLIFE 800 BLOCK OF E SADDLEWOOD ST 02/26/2016 09:59:07 ACCIDENT NON 31900 BLOCK OF W 175TH ST 02/26/2016 10:33:42 TRAFFIC COMPLAIN 200 BLOCK OF N I35 HWY 02/26/2016 10:42:17 FOLLOW 500 BLOCK OF NEW CENTURY PKWY 02/26/2016 10:45:22 WARRANT 300 BLOCK OF S GHOST CREEK LN 02/26/2016 10:56:15 SELF BUSINESS 800 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/26/2016 12:00:29 TRAFFIC STOP W 151ST ST/W OLD 56 HWY 02/26/2016 12:43:39 SCHOOL 300 BLOCK OF E WASHINGTON ST 02/26/2016 12:43:50 TRAFFIC INTOX N MOONLIGHT RD/E MAIN ST 02/26/2016 12:44:23 TRAFFIC STOP W 159TH ST/W OLD 56 HWY 02/26/2016 12:51:34 ASSIST 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/26/2016 12:59:04 TRAFFIC STOP E COTTAGE CREEK DR/MOONLIGHT RD 02/26/2016 13:04:58 FORGERY 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/26/2016 14:42:20 CIVSERV 100 BLOCK OF N OTT LN 02/26/2016 15:03:07 TRAFFIC PARK 17200 BLOCK OF JESSICA ST 02/26/2016 15:06:20 CIVSERV 700 BLOCK OF S OAK ST 02/26/2016 15:37:35 MEDICAL LIFE 100 BLOCK OF E COLLEEN DR 02/26/2016 15:56:24 ANIMAL PICKUP 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/26/2016 17:03:23 BUSINESS 700 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/26/2016 17:09:49 SPECIAL 400 BLOCK OF N WAVERLY RD 02/26/2016 17:36:25 ANIMAL 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/26/2016 18:13:32 TRAFFIC STOP W 175TH ST/CLARE RD 02/26/2016 18:15:46 MEDICAL NONLIFE 300 BLOCK...

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Public Notice

Public Notice   The City of Gardner is accepting applications for three positions on the Planning Commission whose terms are expiring in May 2016 and July 2016. The appointments are for a three-year term. The Planning Commission for the City of Gardner, Kansas is a citizen body that reviews development proposals for compliance with the City’s adopted plans and development policies, receives reports from City staff, conducts public hearings, and makes recommendations to the City Council. Preferred candidates for appointment shall be: at least 18 years of age or older, a registered voter, and a resident of the City of Gardner, or be otherwise connected to the community in terms of property ownership, business affairs or by offering a unique and necessary expertise.   Individuals wishing to be considered for this volunteer position are encouraged to visit the City’s website at www.gardnerkansas.gov to submit a formal application.  Applications are also available at City Hall.  Applications are due by Friday, March 11 at 5:00 p.m.  Please contact Jeanne Koontz, City Clerk, at (913) 856-0945 with any questions....

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Legal Notice

Ordinance No. 1011 Summary On February 25, 2016, the City of Edgerton, Kansas, adopted Ordinance No. 1011, amending Article 4 of Chapter I of the City Code to revise provisions on the City’s investment of idle funds to be in compliance with State statutes, to set forth a City Investment Policy, and to authorize the City to enlist the assistance of third parties in prudently investing the City’s idle funds. A complete copy of this ordinance may be obtained or viewed free of charge at the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, 404 East Nelson, Edgerton, Kansas, or at www.edgertonks.org. This summary is certified by Patrick G. Reavey, Edgerton City Attorney pursuant to K.S.A. 12-3001, et...

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Women Writers of the Santa Fe TRail

The Douglas County Chapter of the Santa Fe Trail Association will present a special program on Women Writers of the Santa Fe Trail. Noted Trail historian Dr. Leo Oliva will give this presentation on Saturday, March 5th, in the Fellowship Hall, First United Methodist Church, 704 8th Street, Baldwin City, Kansas. The event will start with a social time at 5:00 pm followed by a traditional pot luck supper at 5:30. Dr. Oliva will speak after a brief business meeting giving chapter updates. Dr. Oliva’s presentation will look at the adventures of four women who wrote their own stories about their travels on the Trail. He has noted that “Women who traveled the Santa Fe Trail provide a different perspective than men, with more intimate details about the environment, other travelers, their own feelings. Their letters, diaries, and memories still inform and enchant us today.” This program is made possible by the Kansas Humanities Council and is free to the public. For more information call Roger Boyd at...

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Police Report

Gardner Police Daily Activity Report 02/20/16 through 02/26/16 02/19/2016 08:31:01        SELF BUSINESS  29500 BLOCK OF W 191ST ST 02/19/2016 08:32:02        TELEPHON           400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/19/2016 08:38:49        ANIMAL LOOSE N PINE ST/W WASHINGTON ST 02/19/2016 08:45:09        TRAFFIC COMPLAIN        30100 BLOCK OF W 187TH ST 02/19/2016 10:27:27        TELEPHON           400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/19/2016 11:09:34        CIVSERV               800 BLOCK OF N EVERGREEN ST 02/19/2016 11:12:25        ALARM HOLDUP               2000 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 02/19/2016 11:24:43        CIVSERV               500 BLOCK OF E PARMA WAY 02/19/2016 11:51:59        CIVSERV               100 BLOCK OF W COLLEEN CT 02/19/2016 11:59:09        CIVSERV               500 BLOCK OF N WALNUT ST 02/19/2016 12:09:54        ASSIST 400 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/19/2016 12:14:23        CIVSERV               700 BLOCK OF N POPLAR ST 02/19/2016 12:42:22        CIVSERV               16900 BLOCK OF  AGNES ST 02/19/2016 12:50:21        TRAFFIC MOTORIST         700 BLOCK OF S CENTER ST 02/19/2016 12:51:15        CIVSERV               200 BLOCK OF S BEDFORD ST 02/19/2016 12:58:36        CIVSERV               100 BLOCK OF W WARREN ST 02/19/2016 13:07:46        CIVSERV               100 BLOCK OF W WARREN ST 02/19/2016 13:12:22        CIVSERV               100 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST: @CENTRAL BANK O 02/19/2016 13:15:18        CIVSERV               100 BLOCK OF E MAIN ST 02/19/2016 13:32:53        CIVSERV               200 BLOCK OF N ALDER ST 02/19/2016 14:28:34        CIVSERV               1100 BLOCK OF E SANTA FE ST 02/19/2016 14:31:21        CIVSERV               1100 BLOCK OF E SANTA...

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JAMES CLYDE “JC” ALEXANDER

  James Clyde “JC” Alexander, 97, of Gardner, Kan. passed away February 22, 2016 at Royal Terrace Nursing and Rehab, Olathe.  James was born October 22, 1918 in Kansas City, Mo to Robert Edward and Margaret A. “Maggie” (McPherson) Alexander.  He graduated from Westport High School in 1934 and immediately began delivering ice and coal for The City Ice Company which was owned by his older brother, Edward.  In 1937 he was employed by The Postal Telegraph Company delivering telegrams in the Plaza and Mid-town areas until 1939 when he began a warehouse position with the Western Electric Distribution Center on Roanoke Road in Kansas City. In 1940 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and went on to serve throughout WWII on the USS William P. Biddle and the LCS 48. During the War he was involved in numerous US amphibious landings in the Pacific Theater, North Africa, and Sicily. In 1945 he received an Honorable Discharge from the Navy, and then met and married his wife, Mary Virginia. He returned to Western Electric to resume employment and started a family. He also began night school finishing his education in 1952 with a J.D. law degree from University of Kansas City Law School finishing third in his class, and with subsequent admission to the Missouri Bar.  However, he elected to continue work with Western Electric in warehouse and distribution...

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