February 13, 2016

COLUMN: Social media paints ugly picture of Gardner

Danedri Thompson Columnist I grew up in Gardner. With brief stops in other communities to work for newspapers, airlines and attend college, this has been my life-long home. I’m married to another Gardner kid, and we chose to make our lives here. But, had I not married a person likewise attached to this community, I Continue Reading

Gardner researcher to donate per click for a cancer cure

Mark Taylor submissions@gardnernews.com Thanks to Gardner native Dr. Roy Jensen, a simple mouse click on a Facebook page will help advance cancer treatment. Jensen, a noted cancer researcher and director of the University of Kansas Cancer Center, is donating $1 of his own money every time someone clicks “like” on the Cancer Center’s Facebook page. Continue Reading

Council debates social media merits

Danedri Thompson dthompson@gardnernews.com City staff will likely create a city of Gardner fan page on Facebook. City council members debated the merits of using social media to inform citizens during a work session on Nov. 8. Assistant City Administrator Melissa Mundt said staff has been gathering information about using social media as an additional form Continue Reading