March 26, 2015

Gardner annual report available online

The City of Gardner’s annual report for fiscal year 2014-2015 is now available online.
The report, first introduced by Mayor Chris Morrow during his State of the City address, contains a financial overview as well as highlighted accomplishments of each …

Lady Bronco track coach optimistic about upcoming season

With three state qualifiers returning Spring Hill High School lady Bronco Coach Brad Reinking has reason to be optimistic about the upcoming track season.
Leading the way are seniors Lara Spaulding, Tessa Davids and Macy Burke.
Spaulding has been to …

Edgerton candidate forum cancelled

Due to scheduling conflicts, a scheduled forum for Edgerton City Council candidates has been cancelled. The forum was set for March 24 at Edgerton Elementary School.  However, several of the seven candidates were unable to attend.

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The Mayor’s State of the City address

 GEHS Junior Cooper McGuire singing the national anthem at the 2015 State of the City address at Gardner City Hall.

GEHS Junior Cooper McGuire singing the national anthem at the 2015 State of the City address at Gardner City Hall. Submitted photo

WATCH VIDEO of Mayor Chris Morrow’s 2015 State of the City address on March 12, has been made …

Broadway star to appear at GEHS

Susan Egan has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music, and she is now scheduled to appear at Gardner Edgerton High School.
On Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m., Susan …

Gardner Edgerton Chamber to host candidate forums

The Gardner-Edgerton Chamber of Commerce will host a series of candidate forums in the lead-up to the April 7 General Election. Three separate forums will feature candidates for Gardner City Council, Edgerton City Council and the USD 231 Board of …

Scholarship contest announced

Kansas Securities Commissioner Josh Ney announced the opening of the 2015 Financial Scholars Video Contest last week, which will run through April 21.

He said his office is looking for original persuasive, TED-talk style video essays conveying the value of …

Bowen ties for 7th in NCAA track meet

Casey Bowen, center, tied for seventh place in pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships at the University of Arkansas last week. Bowen is a Gardner Edgerton High School alum. Submitted photo

Casey Bowen, center, tied for seventh place in pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships at the University of Arkansas last week. Bowen is a Gardner Edgerton High School alum. Submitted photo

Former Gardner Edgerton High School track standout, Casey …

KDOT begins truck parking study

The Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Turnpike Authority have started a freight truck parking study.
“As more freight moves across the state, truck parking needs to be reevaluated in order to determine if current needs are being met,” …

Citizens police academy applications available

The Gardner Police Department will host its fourth annual Citizens Police Academy this spring. The nine-week course will begin on Thursday, April 30.
Course participants will learn about the structure and activities of the

Members of the third Gardner Police Department Citizen’s Police Academy view a presentation by the Lenexa Police Department’s Canine Unit. The Gardner department will host its fourth citizen’s academy this spring. File photo

Members of the third Gardner Police