July 30, 2014

CenturyLink to move staff to New Century

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Overland Park’s loss will be New Century’s gain.
CenturyLink, Inc. told the Kansas City Business Journal that it will relocate 575 of its current employees from two buildings at Interstate 435 and Nall Avenue to New Century …

Uproots Market

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

The grand opening Uproots Market, which will sell local produce is scheduled for opening March 15. Proprietor is Chris Riley. While interior renovations are currently underway on the former home of A Cup Above, 213

City officials will continue to consider incentives for Zimmer property

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Gardner City Council members agreed to continue discussions with Zimmer Real Estate Services about a possible abatement and incentives related to a proposed warehouse at 183rd and Waverly Road.
The city’s tax abatement policy offers up to …

Billboard request fails

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
A divided governing body vetoed a conditional use permit for a billboard sign at Homestead Lane in Edgerton. The vote, 3-3, effectively killed the proposed project.
Edgerton staff members recommended that the planning commission approve the application …

Local company builds custom icy water rescue boats for law enforcement

The Cains test a custom-built air rescue boat on local waters. Their company builds the boats in Gardner. Submitted photo

The Cains test a custom-built air rescue boat on local waters. Their company builds the boats in Gardner. Submitted photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Freezing water rescues may be rare in Kansas, but one type of boat commonly used to assist …

Importer announces agreement to lease space in Edgerton

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Demdaco will re-locate to Edgerton after all, Logistics Park Kansas City officials announced June 26.
The Lenexa-based gift importer renewed its lease for warehouse space in North Kansas City at the end of 2010 after an extensive …

SW consolidated board to meet

Christmas trees, pumpkins and a lawn and landscape business will be considered for conditional use permits by the Southwest Consolidated Zoning Board meeting at 7 p.m. June 26 at 128 E. Park, Gardner.
Business before the board includes a conditional

Commission approves Edgerton warehouse plat

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
In a brief meeting, the Edgerton Planning Commission considered two items of business at its’ meeting on June 11.
The commission approved both a Final Plat and a Final Site Plan for property …

Twice the Ice to open soon

Almost overnight, Twice the Ice came to Gardner. The portable building was moved in by truck and is expected to be open soon. The automated machine provides bulk ice directly to your cooler or bagged ice. It's located at 615 E Main, Gardner. Photo courtesy of Debbie Hickman.

Almost overnight, Twice the Ice came to Gardner. The portable building was moved in by truck and is expected to be open soon. Photo courtesy of Debbie Hickman.

Almost overnight, Twice the Ice came to Gardner. The portable building was …

Ribbon cutting

Photo courtesy of Ann Jensen

Photo courtesy of Ann Jensen

Elliot Insurance Group cut the ribbon for its grand opening on June 7.  The office is located on Webster Street Rick Elliot, Owner and his son Brock Elliot were joined by JoErin Stuteville, Office Manager …