May 6, 2015

Unofficial final election results posted

According to unofficial final results, Gardner will have two new council members. Newcomers Lee Moore and Rich Melton won election to the Gardner City Council. Incumbent Todd Winters retains his seat. Moore and Melton will replace Heath Freeman and …

Early election returns expected by 7:30 p.m. April 7; Final numbers update by 11 p.m.

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Voters will determine who will represent them on the USD 230 and USD 231 boards of education and the Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill City Councils on April 7.

Though the polls close at 7 p.m., the

Three lady Blazers on All-EKL league team

Eastern Kansas League coaches took notice of the efforts of the Gardner Edgerton High School lady Blazer basketball team. The coaches recently named three Blazers, Kelsey Leffert, Cassidy Androff and Angeliece Tucker, to its elite post-season All-Eastern Kansas League squad.…

State fire marshal dog teaches safety via blog

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Kansas State Fire Marshall is helping to teach fire safety with a Paws for Prevention blog. Submitted photo

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Kansas State Fire Marshall is helping to teach fire safety with a Paws for Prevention blog. Submitted photo

Blaze, the fire dog mascot for the Office of the State Fire Marshal, has much …

Stubler, Henderson pace GEHS boys track

Kyle Stubler, Gardner Edgerton High School senior,  cleared 15-feet to take first place in the pole vault at the Shawnee Mission South Relays last weekend. Submitted photo

Kyle Stubler, Gardner Edgerton High School senior, cleared 15-feet to take first place in the pole vault at the Shawnee Mission South Relays last weekend. Submitted photo

Paced by Kyle Stubler and Conner McGuire, the Gardner Edgerton High School boys …

Tovkach leads Blazer golf charge

Gardner Edgerton High School sophomore Trystan Tovkach shot an 81, leading the Blazer golf charge at Lions Gate in Overland Park last week. It was the first leg of the Eastern Kansas League tournament.
GEHS sophomore Ben Hunsperger shot a …

Candidates vie for councils, board on April 7

Gardner and Edgerton voters will select new city council and school board members next week.
Recently, the Gardner News sent questionnaires to candidates in the school board, Edgerton City Council and Gardner City Council races. They were given a 50-word …

Johnson County 4-H Dog Club

Alison Duarte handles a dog during Dog Club’s first dog trainging class. Submitted photo

Alison Duarte handles a dog during Dog Club’s first dog training class. Submitted photo

Alison Duarte
Club reporter
Johnson county 4-H Dog club held its first dog training class the evening of Feb. 19 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. Dog …

Meet the candidates: Biographic briefs

The Gardner News asked each Gardner City Council, Edgerton City Council and USD 231 candidate for a brief, 50-word biography. Not all candidates responded.

Gardner City Council

Heath Freeman

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Heath Freeman
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Council candidates meet voters at forum

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Candidates for Gardner City Council addressed potential voters during a forum at Wheatridge Middle School last week. All seven candidates participated, giving voters a peek at what each candidate would like to accomplish if given the opportunity.…