July 28, 2014

Spring Hill Electronics

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The Spring Hill Chamber of Commerce helped Spring Hill Electronics Celebrate its one-year anniversary on May 4. In addition to hosting First Friday Donuts, the Chamber hosted a long-awaited ribbon cutting for the business.…

Plannning commision approves expansion of medical offices

Danedri Thompson
Planning commissioners questioned whether a planned expansion to Gardner Family Care should include a sidewalk on frontage at Center Street and at Cherokee Street.
Commissioners were asked to approve the expansion, which will add 3,551 square feet …

Leaders for a day

Olathe East students will become business leaders for a day at the Orscheln Farm & Home store in Louisburg next week.
The students of the Entrepreneurship 2 class won the 2020:Entrepreneurial Odyssey Business Plan Contest to earn the honor.  As …

Homestead Interchange groundbreaking this Friday

Members of the general public are invited to a groundbreaking for the Interstate 35-Homestead Lane interchange on Friday.
Construction on the interchange near Edgerton began in March and officials anticipate its completion in fall 2013.
The Kansas Department of Transportation …

Biz owners, residents voice intersection expansion concerns

Danedri Thompson
Reluctantly, Shirley Bruce VanArsdale will move forward with plans to expand Bruce’s Funeral Home and add more parking.
“I’m going to expand and hope you don’t eat us in another 15 years,” she told city and state …

City preps for sewer expansion

Danedri Thompson
City officials haven’t really started examining how they’ll fund sewer and water upgrades and new roads related to the recently passed USD 231 bond issue, but it will likely include sewer rate increases and a mill levy …

Zoning appeals board considers gas stations’ requests

Danedri Thompson
Gas station representatives plead their cases for variances from city code during a Gardner Board of Zoning Appeals meeting Tuesday night.
The March 6 meeting was the first gathering of the group since October 2010.
Three members …

Commission approves preliminary plans for Gardner QuikTrip

Rendering of proposed QuikTrip courtesy of city of Gardner

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Planning commissioners approved a preliminary plat and a site plan for a

Rendering of proposed QuikTrip courtesy of city of Gardner

QuikTrip convenience store in Gardner as part of the consent agenda on Tuesday night.

The store …

Coffee shops spice up downtown Main

Danedri Thompson
Customers don’t have to worry about dejá brew in Gardner.
Although the community boasts three new shops that specialize in coffee, the java stops – all within a few blocks of one another – each offer their …

Grand opening

caseys grand opening

Casey’s General Store celebrated its grand opening on Feb. 17. A costumed sandwich and costumed pizza slice waved from the corner enticing customers inside. The new store at 183rd Street and Gardner Road is the second Casey’s convenience store in …