December 19, 2014

Police officer trains for inspection duties

Danedri Thompson
Robert Huff is watching the trucks that race through town.
The 8-year veteran of the Gardner Police Department recently attended training that will allow him to rigorously inspect truck traffic, and hopefully insure that the trucks passing …

Importer announces plans to relocate at intermodal

Danedri Thompson
Demdaco will re-locate to Edgerton after all, Logistics Park Kansas City officials announced June 26.
The Lenexa-based gift importer renewed its lease for warehouse space in North Kansas City at the end of 2010 after an extensive …

Decreased utility values hit Edgerton’s bottom line

Danedri Thompson
Appraised property values in Johnson County are on the rise, city administrator Beth Linn told Edgerton City Council members June 27. However, overall appraised value of Edgerton is down 6.3 percent.
In order to garner the same …

Intermodal developer purchases KCI buildings

Northpoint isn’t only developing warehouses in Edgerton. The company, which serves as the developer for the Logistics Park Kansas City adjacent to the BNSF intermodal, recently purchased 240,000 square-feet of industrial buildings near the Kansas City International airport.
According to …

Truck hits powerline; starts fire at intermodal

Black smoke spills onto U.S. 56 Highway at the intersection of Four Corners Road on Friday afternoon. No one was injured when a truck hit a powerline. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Black smoke spills onto U.S. 56 Highway at the intersection of Four Corners Road on Friday afternoon. No one was injured when a truck hit a power line. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson
Police and firefighters responded …

Commission approves Edgerton warehouse plat

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News
In a brief meeting, the Edgerton Planning Commission considered two items of business at its’ meeting on June 11.
The commission approved both a Final Plat and a Final Site Plan for property …

Edgerton PC discusses protest petition

The Edgerton Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. May 14 to consider a protest petition regarding a billboard sign, and two proposals regarding land usage at the intermodal.
Click here for the complete Agenda.…

Laying track

Photo courtesy of Larry L. Byers

Photo courtesy of Larry L. Byers

An automated track laying machine was used April 11 to install a new lead track on the east end of the new Kansas City Intermodal Facility. This picture was taken looking to the southwest …

Company breaks ground for warehouse



Danedri Thompson
The DeLong Company feels right at home in Edgerton, Bo DeLong told a handful of onlookers on April 22. The DeLong Company, a grain exporter, broke ground on an 8-acre site that will house a warehouse.…

Groundbreaking set for DeLong facility at intermodal

The DeLong Company will host a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction on its warehouse project on April 22.
The grain-exporting company will build warehouse facility on 8 acres near the intermodal. It is the first tenant of the Logistics …