October 25, 2014

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 …

Gardner museum to host Life on Trails event

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
The Gardner Historical Museum is presenting  “Life on the Trails” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 14, on the museum property at 204 W. Main. The event will showcase what …

Anglers don’t need a Kansas license June 7-8

What’s better than a day of free fishing? Two days of free fishing, of course. Across the state, anglers of all ages can enjoy a full weekend of free fishing June 7-8 on any Kansas waters. Although some parks may …

GHS, EHS classes of 1964 attend 2014 graduation

Gardner Edgerton High School honors alumni from Gardner High School and Edgerton High School celebrating their 50th high school reunion during graduation ceremonies each year. This year, the school recognized members of the class of 1964.
There were 51 members …

Around Town

QUESTION: There appear to be cameras on the traffic lights at the intersection of U.S. 56 Highway, also known as Main Street and 175th Street, and Cedar Niles Road. Why are they there?

ANSWER: The white cameras are mounted on …

Remember the good ole days at Chat Fest

Bettie Turner
Special to The Gardner News
Much of the conversation will center around this question when area senior citizens and guests meet at the “Chat Fest” to be held on Saturday, June 14th, as part of Gardner’s Festival on …

Police Department to Host Gardner Community Torch Run

The Gardner Police Department will partner with Gardner Gold to conduct a “Mini” Law Enforcement Torch Run at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 31. The First Annual Gardner Community Torch Run will begin promptly at 8 a.m. with one of our …

Veteran organizations set Memorial Day events

An American Legion Auxiliary Unit 350 member places a wreath on a grave at the Spring Hill Cemetery during a previous Memorial Day ceremony. Gardner and Spring Hill veteran organizations will host memorials at three cemeteries and at Veteran’s Park in Gardner on May 26. File photo

An American Legion Auxiliary Unit 350 member places a wreath on a grave at the Spring Hill Cemetery during a previous Memorial Day ceremony. Gardner and Spring Hill veteran organizations will host memorials at three cemeteries and at Veteran’s Park