October 31, 2014

Firework event scheduled for July 3 in Edgerton

Charlie Troutner
Special to The Gardner News  
The City of Edgerton is presenting a Community Picnic and Fireworks Show on Thursday, July 3, at Martin Creek Park. All activities at the celebration are free.
The event will begin at 6:30 …

Edgerton woman sentenced to federal prison

An Edgerton woman is headed to federal prison in connection with the death of a 20-year-old man who died from a prescription drug overdose, according to U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom.

Stacy Ashley, 37, pleaded guilty to one count of distributing …

BNSF opens Logistics Park Kansas City Intermodal Facility

The Logistics Park Kansas City has five cranes now operating at the Intermodal site. Each crane sits 90 feet up in the air and each operator must climb 112 steps.   Photo courtesy of Debbie Hickman

The Logistics Park Kansas City has five cranes now operating at the Intermodal site. Each crane sits 90 feet up in the air and each operator must climb 112 steps. Photo courtesy of Debbie Hickman

Members of the public were …

Marine from Edgerton crawls, walks, runs to excel

 

Lance Cpl. Tyler Farnsworth, a towed artillery systems technician with Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, holds his detachment’s guidon during a battalion hike aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013. During the hike, Marines were faced with a mock chemical weapon attack and donned their M40 gas masks while evacuating simulated casualties. Photo courtesy of Timothy Childers

Lance Cpl. Tyler Farnsworth, a towed artillery systems technician with Maintenance Detachment, Combat Logistics Battalion 15, Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, holds his detachment’s guidon during a battalion hike aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013.

Gardner council to discuss abatement at July 15 work session

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Gardner City Council members tonight will discuss annexing and offering a tax abatement to Zimmer Company, a real estate development firm. The company is seeking a 10-year, 75 percent tax abatement and additional incentives for property located …

Northbound I-35 between Edgerton and Gardner to close

A road closure of northbound Interstate 35 between Edgerton and Gardner set for this weekend has been postponed.

Workers will instead close northbound I-35 between Kansas 33 Highway and 175th Street at 9 p.m. on March 18. It will re-open …

Traffic stalled, tow trucks off the streets as storm blows through

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Schools are shuttered, the airport is closed, and most major roadways are throttled. Unfortunately for drivers, however, traffic isn’t moving on many thoroughfares around Gardner and Edgerton. The non-stop snow, which started early on the morning of …

Gardner candidate forum set for Feb. 21

More than a dozen candidates for Gardner City Council, mayoral and USD 231 school board races will participate in a forum next week. Members of the public are invited to attend to learn more about the candidates.

The event will …

Resident complains about ‘mud road’ in Edgerton

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Residents of 191st Street are none too happy with the city of Edgerton’s decision to designate the road for heavy haul to accommodate intermodal clients.
“We have a mud road,” resident Rob Shippy told the council on …

Edgerton paves the way for quiet zone

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Nelson Street in Edgerton is soon expected to become a railroad quiet zone.
The city council on Aug. 23 approved a resolution for improvements to the street and designating it as a main trafficway.
The council also …