July 29, 2014

Jazzing up the Fourth

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

A child toddles through the park while listening to live music. There were several things to keep kids entertained during the Fourth of July celebration. Vendors, including an ice cream truck, dotted Celebration Park. Bounce …

City budget will raise utility rates, levy flat mill

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Water and wastewater rates are set to increase. Gardner finance director Laura Gourley presented portions of a proposed 2015 budget to the city council on July 7.
The proposal included an 8 percent water rate increase and …

Banquet celebrates 4-H members accomplishments

Zach Nason, Jessica Gunkel, Anna Hester, Evan Eschliman and Carley Eschliman were Johnson County 4-H winners at the Emerald Circle Banquet that was recently held in Manhattan.  Submitted photo

Zach Nason, Jessica Gunkel, Anna Hester, Evan Eschliman and Carley Eschliman were Johnson County 4-H winners at the Emerald Circle Banquet that was recently held in Manhattan. Submitted photo

Jessica Gunkel
Club reporter
On June 4th, the Kansas 4-H Youth …

Near drowning occurs at Gardner pool

A local toddler is in the hospital this afternoon after a near drowning incident at the Gardner Aquatic Center.

According to a press release, a lifeguard observed a three-year-old face down in the pool and unresponsive. The lifeguard rescued the …

City employee hourly wages as of 6/18/14

City staff salaries courtesy of the city of Gardner/Graphic by  Michelle Whitaker

City staff salaries courtesy of the city of Gardner/Graphic by Debbie Hickman

Jazzing up the Fourth

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

A saxophonist from the Billy Ebling and the Late for Dinner Band plays for a crowd at Celebration Park on July 4. Vendors, live music and local residents filled the park during the city’s annual …

Contruction underway

Photo submitted by Jerry Kellogg

Photo courtesy of Jerry Kellogg

Cones have been placed for construction to begin at 56 Hwy and Center St.…

2014 Gardner Lake 4th of July Boat Parade

Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com


WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com

Special to The Gardner News
July 4, 2014 – Gardner Lake was the site of many family get-togethers over the 4th of July weekend, as it always is, on …

Gardner Thunder making noise

The Gardner Thunder 8-under team has an 8-2 record so far in the Gardner Olathe Parks and Recreation league. The team roster includes Nick Kilonzo, Nick Woolington, Connor Plantz, Harm Waterborg, Gunnar Kyle, Ethan Bunce, Brady Winslow, Austin Elley, Chase Karlin, and Preston Garber. Submitted photo

The Gardner Thunder 8-under team has an 8-2 record so far in the Gardner Olathe Parks and Recreation league. The team roster includes Nick Kilonzo, Nick Woolington, Connor Plantz, Harm Waterborg, Gunnar Kyle, Ethan Bunce, Brady Winslow, Austin Elley, Chase

Edstrom signs letter of intent

Connor Edstrom, Gardner has signed a letter of intent to play men’s soccer for first year head coach Shane Taylor and Bethany College in the 2014-2015 academic year.
Edstrom played his high school ball at Gardner Edgerton High School. He …