About 115 attended the annual dinner chamber dinner at Mildale Farms March 4. The guest speaker was David Beaty, head football coach, University of Kansas since 2014. Beaty talked about earning the trust of your constituents, in his case players, fans, the university, and the state, said Jason Camis, Gardner-Edgerton chamber president. Everything starts with Continue Reading
The city of Gardner has enlisted a group of prominent business leaders to serve on its “Growth by Choice or Chance” Economic Development Symposium panel scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11 at Gardner Edgerton High School, 425 N. Waverly Road. A group of five panelists will offer their expertise and Continue Reading
Jason Camis Gardner Chamber Director Progress, by its very definition, implies a forward path toward a goal or destination. In our personal lives we live examples of this daily. Faith. Family. Finances. Education. Weight loss. In my experience we often set goals in many of these areas that run the gamut from small (losing one Continue Reading
An advisory committee has begun the process of developing criteria to be used in evaluating potential Kansas sites for a transload shipping center. The Transload Facility Site Analysis Advisory Committee had its initial meeting last week with national consultant HDR Inc., which has been hired to conduct a study and develop site selection criteria. Transloading Continue Reading
In his state of the city address, Edgerton Mayor Don Roberts highlighted a number of new businesses that have opened their doors in the community in the last few years. They include: • ACA Catering/A Cup Above 312 E. Nelson From their made from scratch breads and muffins to their sandwiches and food bars, ACA Continue Reading
Danedri Thompson email@example.com The number of building permits issued in the city of Gardner has steadily increased since 2011, and city planning technician Travis Hulse anticipates the growth to continue this year. In 2004, Gardner issued 443 single family home permits. “(Permit issuance) decreased until it hit rock, and then it continued to go up Continue Reading
Underground fuel storage tank was removed February 13, 2015 from the old Gardner Casey’s General Store no. 1 at 632 E Main Street. The fuel pumps and canopy were removed a few days earlier. The business closed after the recent opening of Gardner Casey’s General Store no. 3 at 390 N. Moonlight Road at Madison Continue Reading
Gardner was well-represented this past weekend at the 55th annual World of Wheels. Gardner resident Chris Parr’s 1956 F-100 Custom is pictured here. Built by local business Kultured Custom Restorations, also of Gardner, this yellow pickup hides a 390 horse-power, Sean Huland 302 engine.