February 10, 2016

KDOT lowers speed limit along 56 Highway in Gardner

The Kansas Department of Transportation lowered the speed limit on U.S. 56 Highway between the intersection of old 56 Highway and Interstate 35. Drivers must now drive no faster than 50 miles per hour, rather than 55 miles per hour, on that one-mile stretch of road that links the city of Gardner to the interstate. Continue Reading

Hannah Marie Apperson

Hannah Marie Apperson, 13, of Gardner passed away Dec. 8, 2010. Hannah was born Dec. 3, 1997, in Merriam, Kan., to Thomas Michael and Lisa Marie Dowell Apperson. She and her family moved to Gardner in 2002. Hannah was a seventh-grader at Wheatridge Middle School where she was a cheerleader, played soccer and violin in Continue Reading

Two released from hospital following last week’s tragic accident

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Police are still hoping to question the driver of a pickup truck as a possible witness to last Wednesday evening’s collision between a passenger car and a truck on U.S. 56 Highway that took the lives of two Gardner residents. “We’re still looking for more witnesses, especially if they saw the activity Continue Reading

Police seek truck’s driver as witness to deadly accident

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Police are hoping to question the driver of a pickup truck as a possible witness to Wednesday evening’s collision on U.S. 56 Highway that took the lives of two Gardner residents. The truck is described as a light colored, full-size pickup with two bumper stickers – one on the rear bumper with Continue Reading