May 22, 2015

City to host land development workshop

The city of Gardner will host a civic engagement meeting to discuss revisions to the city’s land development code. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on April 27 at city hall.
A land development code serves as a blueprint …

SH man named to K-State leadership fellows

Andrew Ewing, industrial engineering, Spring Hill, has been named to the inaugural class of the Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows. The leadership development program is part of the Staley School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University.
The Staley School, in …

Sheriff’s office to host sobriety checkpoint

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies, will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Johnson County the weekend of April 24, 2015.

Drivers suspected of being impaired will be given a brief sobriety test.  If the …

Council adopts incentives policy

Danedri Thompson
City council members adopted an economic development incentive policy during an April 20 meeting. The policy will serve as a tool kit of sorts, providing developers with a list of 13 potential incentives and city officials with …

Earth, Arbor Day volunteer opportunity set

The city of Gardner will host its annual community clean-up in honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day this weekend. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 25
Volunteers will meet at the Gardner Greenway …

GEHS’ DeathTrap opens tonight

The Gardner Edgerton High School Theatre Department will present “Deathtrap” beginning Wednesday, April 22.
Written by Ira Levin, the play holds the record for longest-running comedy-thriller on Broadway. The five character, one-set play also won a Tony Award.
The curtain …

Unofficial final election results posted

According to unofficial final results, Gardner will have two new council members. Newcomers Lee Moore and Rich Melton won election to the Gardner City Council. Incumbent Todd Winters retains his seat. Moore and Melton will replace Heath Freeman and …

Early election returns expected by 7:30 p.m. April 7; Final numbers update by 11 p.m.

Voters will determine who will represent them on the USD 230 and USD 231 boards of education and the Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill City Councils on April 7.

Though the polls close at 7 p.m., the

Gardner City Council candidates answer questions

Gardner voters will select new city council and school board members next week.

The Gardner News sent questionnaires to the seven candidates vying for three seats on the Gardner City Council. They were given a 50-word count limit per question. …

Meet the candidates: Biographic briefs

The Gardner News asked each Gardner City Council, Edgerton City Council and USD 231 candidate for a brief, 50-word biography. Not all candidates responded.

Gardner City Council

Heath Freeman

Heath Freeman








Heath Freeman
We have …