November 1, 2014

City asked to participate in freight district study

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
The Kansas Department of Transportation will ask the city of Gardner to sign on to a study to create a freight district in southwest Johnson County. Participating in the plan would cost the city 5.5 percent of …

Homestead Interchange groundbreaking this Friday

Members of the general public are invited to a groundbreaking for the Interstate 35-Homestead Lane interchange on Friday.
Construction on the interchange near Edgerton began in March and officials anticipate its completion in fall 2013.
The Kansas Department of Transportation …

Gardner Police Dept. investigating copper theft

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Gardner police are investigating the theft of more than $2,500 in copper cable from a BNSF intermodal track construction site.
Ilena Spalding, spokesperson for the police department, said officers were dispatched to a location in the 330 …

Where’s Mildale Farm?

Staff photo by Mark Taylor

Work is underway on a 900 foot long wall to separate BNSF’s intermodal tracks from Mildale Farm, a two-story event facility owned by Johnson County. The county requested that BNSF construct the wall along with …

Edgerton awaits Demdaco decision

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

Edgerton is still on Demdaco’s list, according to city officials. Demdaco, a figurine importer, announced its plans to lease or build a new warehouse somewhere in the Kansas City metro area more than five months ago.

But …