August 27, 2014

Benefit Dinner Dance

6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., March 3, 2012
Join the Edgerton UMC Relay For Life team for a dinner/dance to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Santa Fe Trail.  This is an alcohol free, family friendly event.  …

Commission approves preliminary plans for Gardner QuikTrip

Danedri Thompson

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 …

Around Town

Question: What is being done to the viaduct on Elm Street in downtown Gardner?

Answer: The wooden structure that was built sometime in 1917 is in the process of being torn down.  Demolition started on Jan. 13 and was to …

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Question: When will we have results of the USD 231 bond issue?

Answer: In order to be counted, ballots must be in the election office no later than noon on Jan. 31. According to Johnson County Election Commissioner, Brian Newby, …

Council approves Pugh replacement

Danedri Thompson

Heath Freeman will replace Dennis Pugh on the Gardner City Council.

Council members, in a 3-1 vote, approved Mayor Dave Drovetta’s appointment to the council, but not before council member Larry Fotovich asked Freeman a number of …

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Question: Is the Gardner Farmers Market closing?

Answer: According to the Gardner Farmers Market Facebook page the 2011summer season was the final year for the market.  Sally Nellor, one of the market organizers wrote: “Since it began in 2009, the …

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Question: When is the deadline to register to vote for the school bond issue?

Answer: The $73 million school bond issue will be determined by a mail-in ballot. Voters can apply for an advance ballot through Jan. 9. The last …

Sutton files to replace Kiegerl

Bill Sutton, Republican, has filed to represent the 43rd House District, which includes Gardner, Edgerton and parts of Olathe and Spring Hill in the Kansas House. Rep. Mike Kiegerl, R-Olathe, currently holds the seat.
Kiegerl has endorsed Sutton’s candidacy.
Sutton …

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QUESTION: Who won Gardner’s Take Charge Challenge?

ANSWER: According to the city’s website there were 10 households selected from a list of 40 that participated in the home energy audit during the Take Charge Challenge.  Those winners received a $1,000 …