October 6, 2015

Edgerton Fun Run scheduled

April 30 Guests are invited to walk, run or cheer at a free event in which the Cyclone Sprinters show off their hard work and dedication after eight weeks of practice. Attendees will receive giveaways provided by the city of Edgerton. Free registration begins at 4:30 p.m. on the day of the event. The run Continue Reading

Gardner Senior Citizen Community Center to hold open house

Open house for Gardner Senior Citizen Community Center set for April 30 The City of Gardner is hosting an open house on Thursday, April 30, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to discuss proposed improvements to the Gardner Senior Citizen Community Center. The city plans to acquire funds through a Community Development Block Grant for Continue Reading

City to hold civic engagemet meeting

On Monday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m., the City of Gardner will hold a civic engagement meeting at city hall council chambers to discuss the rewrite of its land development code. A land development code serves as a blueprint for residential and business developers, providing rules and regulations for development in a particular city. Gardner Continue Reading

New Life grows, serves community

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com The church services at New Life Community Church, 17935 Moonlight Road, aren’t designed for the people who attend. “We design our services for the people who aren’t here and might show up,” New Life Pastor Rick George said. With his tattoos and motorcycle, George doesn’t look like a run-of-the-mill pastor, and services Continue Reading

(CLICK HERE) April 22, 2015 Classifieds

(CLICK HERE) April 22, 2015 Classifieds

Earth, Arbor Day volunteer opportunity set

The city of Gardner will host its annual community clean-up in honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day this weekend. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 25 Volunteers will meet at the Gardner Greenway Corridor, located off of Madison St. between north Center St. and Moonlight Road, to remove Continue Reading

Enrollment for USD 231 enrichment program open

USD 231 will offer a variety of enrichment programs over the summer months. Sessions will be offered June 1-4, June 8-11, June 15-18, July 6-9, and July 13-16. Enrollment for the seven sessions will run through May 15. Already, 54 students are enrolled in the classes. Minimum enrollment for each class is seven, and the Continue Reading

Summer concert series at Cornerstone scheduled

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com A concert series is coming to Cornerstone Park this summer. Gardner Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Stewart said the city has booked three acts for a series of outdoor concerts. “We’re excited about it,” Stewart said. “A lot of them are local bands – local to the Kansas City area – that Continue Reading


Lynette Willis and Chuck Willis, of Spring Hill, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marin Foster Willis to Andrew Michael Davis, son of Mike and Wendy Davis of Tampa. Marin is a 2011 graduate of Spring Hill High School and will graduate May 2015 from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Continue Reading

Easter hunts scheduled

Easter Egg Hunt March 28 The city of Edgerton, along with Edgerton Girl Scouts, will host an Easter Egg Hunt on March 21 at Martin Creek Park, 20200 Sunflower Road. Children ages 10 and under are invited to attend. The event begins at 10 a.m. The raindate is April 4. Community Easter Egg Hunt March Continue Reading