April 25, 2015

Looking Back: Former GHS students reunite

Editor’s Note: This story appeared in the Oct. 18, 1945 edition of The Gardner News. The 81st annual Gardner Edgerton High School all-school reunion will be at 11:30 a.m. on May 17 at GEHS.

About 65 former students of …

Free Summer Food Service Program: 2015

The USD 231 nutrition services department has been feeding children between the ages of 1 to 18 free breakfast and lunches during the summer months for the last five summers. A total of 72,389 meals were served to 21,025 children …

Police chief steps into top role in department

Danedri Thompson
The Gardner Police Department will be utilizing some new forms of transportation come June 1. Jim Pruetting, new Police Chief, said he plans to have officers patrolling Gardner’s streets on bicycle by early summer.
“It’s a great …

Gardner City Spring Clean-Up






City of Gardner helps residents with spring cleaning



(Gardner, Kan.) – Do you have some furniture or small appliances down in the basement collecting dust or how about a rusty bicycle in your garage …

City to host land development workshop

The city of Gardner will host a civic engagement meeting to discuss revisions to the city’s land development code. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. on April 27 at city hall.
A land development code serves as a blueprint …

Students Participate in H&R Block Budget Challenge

Fourteen GEHS students recently participated in the H&R Block Budget Challenge. This activity is a simulation that involves managing money as if the students were recent college graduates. A total of 115 students participated in the annual event. The GEHS …

Sigma Phi Epsilon at Baker University Hosts Event


Sigma Phi Epsilon at Baker University Hosts St. Baldrick’s Foundation Head-Shaving Event to Raise Funds for

Childhood Cancer Research

With a Goal to Raise $2,000, 10 Volunteers Are Expected to Brave the Shave


What:               Sigma Phi Epsilon at Baker …

SH man named to K-State leadership fellows

Andrew Ewing, industrial engineering, Spring Hill, has been named to the inaugural class of the Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows. The leadership development program is part of the Staley School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University.
The Staley School, in …

Sheriff’s office to host sobriety checkpoint

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies, will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Johnson County the weekend of April 24, 2015.

Drivers suspected of being impaired will be given a brief sobriety test.  If the …

Council adopts incentives policy

Danedri Thompson
City council members adopted an economic development incentive policy during an April 20 meeting. The policy will serve as a tool kit of sorts, providing developers with a list of 13 potential incentives and city officials with …