April 23, 2014

Police ask couple to leave vacant property

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

A homeless couple was asked to leave a site they had been squatting on at the intersection of Clare Road and 175th Street in Gardner on Wednesday morning.

The home, long vacant, was destroyed by the property …

Texting while driving now banned

Graphic by Danedri Thompson

Amy Cunningham
acunningham@gardnernews.com

The texting while driving law may have taken effect on Jan. 1, but local law

enforcement agencies patrolling Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill streets have yet to write a ticket for it.

Deputy Tom Erickson of the …