April 23, 2014

City department directors outline 2011 budgets for Gardner council

Courtesy of the city of Gardner

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

The Gardner City Council heard presentations from three different city department managers at its budget work session June 28.

Finance Director Laura Gourley, Assistant City Administrator and Community Development Director Melissa Mundt, and Parks and Recreation …

Options exist for those who can’t afford to keep cool this summer

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

As summer temperatures continue to rise and household incomes continue to fall, some Gardner residents may have trouble keeping on top of electric payments to keep their air conditioners on.

“We have a fund through Johnson …

Lone Elm interchange opens to motorists

Corbin H. Crable

chcrable@gardnernews.com

Entrance and exit ramps to Lone Elm Road from Interstate 35 are now open to the public.

The Lone Elm project, designed to relieve traffic congestion along 151st Street, cost $67 million and has been in …

More photos from Edgerton Frontier Days

Members of the Gardner Edgerton High School marching band make their way down Nelson Street on Sunday morning in downtown Edgerton. The band was one of many individuals and groups to march in the annual Edgerton Frontier Days parade.  Staff photo by Corbin H. Crable

Kiegerl updates Edgerton council on legislative session

Mike Kiegerl

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

The Edgerton City Council at a meeting June 23 heard a state legislative summary from Rep. Mike Kiegerl (R-Olathe).

Kiegerl represents Gardner, Olathe, parts of Spring Hill and parts of Edgerton. He discussed the Legislature’s successes …

City officials brief council on capital improvement projects

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

City officials presented to the Gardner City Council wish lists for capital improvement projects at the council’s June 21 meeting, but it may be a while before some of them become a reality.

The presentations came …

Area couple found dead in Louisburg home

Corbin H. Crable

chcrable@gardnernews.com

LOUISBURG  — Miami County law enforcement officials found a couple dead of gunshot wounds on the morning of Wednesday, June 23, in their home.

According to a press release from the Miami County Sheriff’s Office, at …

Gardner Lake residents sound off on potential land use policy changes

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

Gardner Lake residents, with prepared statements in hand, filled the city council chambers on June 21 to address the Gardner City Council’s  potential changes to the lake’s land use policies.

At issue is the city’s enforcement …

38th annual Edgerton Frontier Days kicks off Thursday, June 24

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com

Edgerton residents will come together to celebrate the community’s history with the 38th annual Edgerton Frontier Days this weekend.

The festival, which will take place June 24-26, will include a range of activities for people of …

Edgerton council reviews Logistics Park regulations

Corbin H. Crable
chcrable@gardnernews.com
The Edgerton City Council acted swiftly on news it may be home to a 312,000-square-foot warehouse June 17, reviewing a host of regulations for Logistics Park zoning at its work session last week.
Earlier in the …