February 14, 2016

After debate, library board proposes keeping Edgerton branch open

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com A preliminary proposal for cuts to library services won’t include closing the Edgerton branch of the Johnson County Library. County library board members discussed several budget cut scenarios suggested by library administrators – all of which included the closure of the Edgerton Bank of Knowledge – during a meeting Feb. 9. During Continue Reading

Residents address council about meeting dysfunction

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com A subdued city council listened as three citizens, including the former mayor, asked that council members learn to work together with civility. “You have a chance from this moment on to change the tenor of these council meetings,” former Mayor Carol Lehman told members. “The code of conduct is a good step, Continue Reading