April 17, 2014

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QUESTION: When is the last day of school for Gardner-Edgerton schools and Spring Hill schools?

ANSWER: For Gardner-Edgerton students, the school year ends on May 24. Final bells will ring at different times at different schools however. Gardner Edgerton High …

Around Town: Pool passes

Are discounts offered for Gardner Aquatic Center season pool passes?

Resident passes are less expensive than regular season pool passes. Family resident passes are $40 less than non-resident family passes, and individual resident passes are $35 less than non-resident individual …

Masonic Dinner

There will be a Masonic dinner Friday April 5, 2013 . It will be held at the Gardner Senior Center 128 E Park st.  5 to 7 pm. Everybody welcome.…

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QUESTION: What are the plans for the Edgerton  senior lunches?

ANSWER: Richard Moss, owner of Whistle Stop Cafe, had offered to supply the main course for the senior lunch after Barbara Moody retired back in December.  The cafe closed in …

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QUESTION: What is going into the old NAPA Auto Parts building on the corner of White Drive and Main Street in Gardner?

ANSWER: Wiseman Lawn Equipment has been remodeling and upgrading the building for several weeks now. Company officials plan …

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QUESTION: It appears that work is being done on the former Java Cone building at 405 E. Main Street in Gardner. What is happening there?

ANSWER: Corey Thurman, Gardner, is working to open a restaurant, “Daddy’s Diner,” no later than …

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Question: Where can I dispose of my real Christmas Tree?

Answer: Neither Johnson County nor the city of Gardner have drop off locations for live Christmas tree disposal, however all of the disposal companies that serve Gardner and Edgerton will …

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QUESTION: Why have flags all over Kansas been flying at half-staff?

ANSWER: Flags nationwide flew at half-staff on Oct. 16 in honor of former Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter. Sen. Specter was born in Kansas, and served in the U.S. Senate …

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QUESTION: Is the gas station at 175th Street and  Cedar Niles Road open?

ANSWER: Yes. They were never closed.  Business was severly cut when they had to halt all gasoline purchases and credit card transactions approximately five weeks ago.  Last …

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QUESTION: What are the regulations regarding political signs on local highways such as U.S. 56 Highway?

ANSWER: By law, all right of way on state highways is to be used exclusively for highway purposes.  Only regulatory, guide signs and warning …