September 2, 2014

Local family hopes to find a cure for Psoriasis

Hannah Falkner and her parents Carrie and Steven Falkner are collecting money at last weekend's carnival and are donating it to Walk to Cure Psoriasis. Staff photo by Brandon Humble

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More than 60 applications received for vacant administrator job

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
The search for Gardner’s next city administrator is moving forward.
Mayor Dave Drovetta said he, the city’s human resource manager and a contracted recruiter are about to begin sifting through a stack of resumes and submitting a …

Council fails to reach consensus on 3 new police hires

Danedri Thompson
submissions@gardnernews.com
Gardner City Council members debated hiring three additional police officers in 2012. The extra manpower would add $198,900 to the city’s bottom line and increase property taxes 1.5 mills, according to a city staff proposed budget.
Council …

Local volunteers go ‘Shoppin’ for Joplin’

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com
Just over a month ago the city of Joplin, Mo. was ravaged by the deadliest and one of the most destructive single tornadoes in United States’ history.
In the town of just over 50,000 residents, little was …

Beauty and the Beast a success

Photo by jacie Hollingsworth of Dance With Me Photography

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amy Cunningham

acunningham@gardnernews.com

Gardner Community Theatre’s first-ever youth production Beauty and the Beast, Jr. drew an audience of over 1,500 to five …

Take Charge! Challenge Gardner celebrates AEA grand opening

OLATHE, (Johnson County Square) – Gardner is ready to take charge of its energy conservation efforts in the hopes of winning an energy efficiency or renewable energy community project worth up to $100,000.
On Thursday, June 23, the city is …

CenturyLink helps seniors, disabled keep cool with help of donation

GARDNER – CenturyLink is helping seniors stay cool this summer by donating $2,000 to the City of Gardner for their “Free Fan for Those in Need” project.    Money was raised by the CenturyLink Gardner Data Center employees through and their …

Laying the groundwork…

Heavy equipment is on the site of the future intermodal logistics park facility in Edgerton. Grading work for the project is underway near 183rd Street and Waverly Road. Staff photo by Mark Taylor

Cramer Products pruchases Hayes – based Stromgren Athletics

Cramer Products, Inc. announced the acquisition of Stromgren Athletics of Hayes, Kan. Staff photo by Brandon Humble

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amy Cunningham

acunningham@gardnernews.com
Gardner based Cramer Products, Inc., announced last week that it …

Schultz receives Lifetime Achievement Award for student transportation

Mark Taylor
submissions@gardnernews.com
Nancy Schulz, Gardner, has been in the student transportation business since 1967.
She started her career as a school bus driver in the Gardner area when she was asked to fill in for another driver.
Schulz said …