May 4, 2015

Gardner issues water watch

The Kansas Water Office has issued a drought watch for Hillsdale Lake and its watershed, which includes Gardner.  The counties or areas served by the Hillsdale watershed are included in this watch and should implement Stage 1 of their Conservation …

Trash truck accident causes power outage

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Approximately 500 Gardner Energy electric customers lost power shortly after noon on March 22.

Power has been restored to a majority of those customers, but a handful of customers will have to wait several hours before they …

Skull not first remains discovered south of Gardner

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

A human skull found south of Gardner last week isn’t the first human remains to be found south of town.

At least three other bodies have been found within a few miles of the skull’s location in …

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 …

Candidate forum cancelled due to weather

Due to bad weather, the Gardner Edgerton Republican Group has cancelled the candidate forum scheduled for tonight, Feb. 21 at New Century Fieldhouse.
The event will be rescheduled and a date announced once determined.
 

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 …

Drovetta to seek second term

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com
Mayor Dave Drovetta will seek a second term.
He announced his intention to seek the position in a Jan. 6 press release. He has served as Gardner’s mayor since 2007, and served on the council for 15 …

Injury accident slows morning traffic on 175th near I-35 exit

Traffic is down to one lane on westbound 175th near the Interstate 35 exit this morning as officers respond to and investigate an injury accident.

Sources say a car hit a concrete barrier on eastbound 175th Street shortly after 8 …

Rollover accident on I-35 slows traffic

An accident on southbound Interstate 35 slowed traffic this morning. Officers responded to the rollover accident shortly after 7 a.m. on Oct. 29 south of 159th Street on I-35.

Emergency responders extricated the driver from the vehicle. The driver …