December 20, 2014

Edgerton hires new trash removal contractor

Debbie Hickman
Special to The Gardner News
Edgerton City Council members agreed to change residential trash removal service providers during a special meeting on Nov. 20. City officials held the special meeting to replace a regularly-scheduled one set to occur …

Nike Elementary to host holiday mart

Nike Elementary School will have something for everyone on Saturday, Dec. 6th when it hosts its annual Holiday Mart shopping extravaganza at the school. Events get underway at 8:30 a.m. with a breakfast with Santa. For a small fee, families …

GEHS music students earn district-level honors

A large number of Gardner Edgerton High School Band, Choir and Orchestra members outperformed more than 1,000 at the Northeast Kansas Music Educators Association auditions and deserving, were selected for NEKMEA District level honors.

District Band Results
Ethan Archer – …

GEHS golfer hits big time

Submitted photo

Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Jasmine Bailey signed a national letter of intent to play golf at St. Mary’s College in Nebraska next fall. At right is Coach Keri Rodriguez.…

Wheatridge wrestlers earn medals at league

The Wheatridge Middle School wrestling squad finished its season on Nov. 15 at the Frontier League meet at Louisburg Middle School.
Liam Bickle brought home the championship, wrestling a perfect 3-0 on the day.
Two WMS wrestlers, Keith Casey and …

Work to begin on failed Edgerton quiet zone

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Construction is set to begin today, Nov. 19, on upgrades to railroad quiet zones in Edgerton.
Last spring, contract workers completed improvements to create quiet zones at railroad crossings at 199th Street and at Nelson Street in …

Work to begin on failed Edgerton quiet zone

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Construction is set to begin today, Nov. 19, on upgrades to railroad quiet zones in Edgerton.
Last spring, contract workers completed improvements to create quiet zones at railroad crossings at 199th Street and at Nelson Street in …

Campaign finance reports

Citizens curious about who funded Kansas Legislature political candidates and how the candidates spent their campaign funds can visit the Kansas Ethics Commission’s website. Final reports are not due until the end of the year, but the most recent campaign …

Looking back

Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Photo courtesy of Daphne Pippitt

Gardner Edgerton High School Coach Marvin Diener talks with his team during a timeout in the Blue Valley Northwest game.The Blazers concluded the season with a 49-22 loss at Olathe South.…

GEHS senior to receive double lung transplant

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

A Gardner Edgerton High School senior is undergoing a double lung

Judy Hart, right, poses with her mother Mary Hart. Judy, a Gardner Edgerton High School senior, is receiving a double lung transplant in St. Louis today. File photo

Judy Hart, right, poses with her mother Mary Hart. Judy, a Gardner Edgerton High School senior, is receiving a double lung transplant in St. Louis today.