February 11, 2016

Temporary road closures this weekend

Traffic may be slow in and around Gardner and Edgerton this weekend as two Kansas Department of Transportation projects shutter lanes and even the interstate. Beginning Friday, July 12, a resurfacing project on a 7.4-mile stretch of U.S. 56 Highway will intermittently reduce traffic to one lane from Gardner to the Douglas County line on Continue Reading

32nd Annual Olathe Kids Free Fishing Derby

Registration now is underway for the 32nd Annual Olathe Kids Free Fishing Derby scheduled for 7:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 15, at Cedar Lake Park, located south of 151st Street at 15500 Lone Elm Road in southwest Olathe. This is a free event with free giveaways that include worms, hooks, bobbers and T-shirts (while Continue Reading

Click It or Ticket

The Gardner Police Department will be participating in a special traffic enforcement program sponsored by the Kansas Department of Transportation.  The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign will run from Monday, May 20th through Sunday, June 2nd, 2013.  Gardner Police Department will have extra enforcement during this time period and will be concentrating primarily on Continue Reading

Gardner man recognized for weight loss efforts

TOPS, Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, recognized Barry Fitzgerald of Gardner for his weight loss accomplishments in 2012. Fitzgerald earned second place in the state of Kansas in his division. He was recognized during State Recognition Days in Manhattan, Kan., April 5-6. Other Gardner TOPS members recognized for their success included Mary Whittaker, Betty Gass, Nelda Continue Reading

Police department to host drug take back event

The Gardner Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency will host a prescription drug disposal event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 27 at the Gardner Price Chopper. During the event, members of the public can bring their unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs to Price Chopper for disposal. The service is free Continue Reading

Gardner Community Garden

The local Knights of Columbus Council is sponsoring a community garden in Gardner. Gardner Community Garden (GCG) is in honor of Dale and Marcelle Baker, longtime farmers from the community. The land for the garden is west of Westside Park ball field #3 and South of Sacred Heart Catholic Church (555 W. Main St). GCG’s Continue Reading

Gardner Edgerton National Education Association Endorses Advocates for Education

The Gardner Edgerton National Education Association (GENEA) is an organization which believes all children should have the opportunity to succeed in the best education environment possible.  Members of the organization also believe the environment for educators should be one which encourages, nurtures, and produces professional success as well as person growth.  It is this purpose Continue Reading

Northbound I-35 to close between Edgerton and Gardner

Northbound Interstate 35 between Edgerton and Gardner will be closed next weekend. Starting 10 p.m. on Friday, March 15, I-35 will close from Kansas Highway 33 west of Edgerton to 175th Street, or the Gardner exit. The traffic stop will allow workers to do bridge construction related to the interchange being built on I-35 at Continue Reading

Relay for Life team captain meeting scheduled

Relay for Life of Santa Fe Trail will be hold its annual Team Captain Kickoff Event at from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on March 7 at First Presbyterian Church of Gardner. During the event team captains will be informed of their duties this year and be able to interact with current and past team Continue Reading

SHHS theatre department puts on spring play

The Spring Hill High School Theatre Department invites friends, families and the community to its spring play, “Almost, Maine.” The play will run on March 8 and March 9. Set in Almost, Maine, the play features nine separate, yet connected stories through which the actors explore the magic and mysteries of the human heart and Continue Reading