July 30, 2014

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One of the Gardner Theater Group cast members is getting fitted for her costume for the upcoming Willy Wonka performance.  The show was set to take place at GEHS however, due to air conditioning problems, the show will …

Yoder to host job fair and resource expo

Congressman Kevin Yoder will host a Third District Job Fair and Resource Expo on Aug. 14 at the Great Mall of the Great Plains, 20700 W. 151st Street, Olathe, KS 66061.
The purpose of the fair will be to help …

Around Town

QUESTION: When will the stoplight project at the 183rd Street and Center Street intersection be completed?

ANSWER: Work on the project began earlier this week, and city officials anticipate the project will be complete by mid-August.
As part of the …

Edgerton museum events to coincide with Frontier Days

The Edgerton Community Museum, 406 E. Nelson, is taking part in the city’s annual Frontier Days celebration on Saturday, June 21.
The museum, which opened in October 2013, will host several activities on the museum grounds.
The museum will be …

Weekend road closures set for I-35/151st Street

Due to pavement reconstruction at the Kansas Highway 7/Interstate 35/151st Street intersection, portions of lanes and ramps at the intersection will be closed over the next two weekends, weather permitting.
The Kansas Department of Transportation anticipates shuttering the ramp and …

Extension office Master Gardener training program seeks gardeners

If you enjoy gardening, working with others and having fun while sharing your passion then the Extension Master Gardener program may be just the opportunity for you. Applications are now being accepted for the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension …

Festival on The Trails

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

2014 Festival on the Trails begins this evening, June 13, at 5:00PM. There will be 14 food booths and two food trucks at the food court on the county fairgrounds, a craft show, beer garden,

I-35 road construction to continue through fall

Interstate 35 is reduced to one lane near Edgerton for a Kansas Department of Transportation bridge maintenance and overlay project.
Workers began repairing joints and patching and overlay bridge decks over Spoon Creek and Bull Creek on June 2. I-35 …

Gardner festival set for this weekend

Friends enjoy corn on the cob during the Festival on the Trails in 2013. A variety of festival fare will be available for purchase during the seventh annual event. The festival is set for this weekend in downtown Gardner. File photo

Friends enjoy corn on the cob during the Festival on the Trails in 2013. A variety of festival fare will be available for purchase during the seventh annual event. The festival is set for this weekend in downtown Gardner. File

Exchange services seeking host families

International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) is seeking host families for foreign exchange students.
Host families provide room, meals when school isn’t in session, some transportation to school events and love and support to students. Essentially, the students live as family …