October 21, 2014

Sutton to serve out remainder of Kiegerl’s term

Mark Taylor
mtaylor@gardnernews.com
Republican Bill Sutton is now the official representative of the 43rd District.
Sutton was selected by the 43rd District Precinct Committee to finish the balance of Mike Kiegerl’s term.
Kiegerl recently announced his retirement from the 43rd …

Kiegerl establishes Gardner residency

Mark Taylor

mtaylor@gardnernews.com

Mike Kiegerl (R-Olathe), current representative of the 43rd Kansas House District, established residency in Gardner days after three federal judges drew him out of the 43rd District.

Kiegerl said he signed a six-month lease for …

Redistricting pairs Gardner with Edgerton, creates new Johnson County Senate district

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill will be represented by new Senators and members of the House.

A trio of federal judges released redistricting maps around midnight on June 8. The maps will allow primary elections, set for …

Sutton files to replace Kiegerl

Bill Sutton, Republican, has filed to represent the 43rd House District, which includes Gardner, Edgerton and parts of Olathe and Spring Hill in the Kansas House. Rep. Mike Kiegerl, R-Olathe, currently holds the seat.
Kiegerl has endorsed Sutton’s candidacy.
Sutton …

Time for a new administration in Washington

Mike Kiegerl

43rd District State Rep.

Home again
We returned from our annual family vacation Wednesday morning. We rented a houseboat on Lake Powell and enjoyed the great weather and the unique, magnificent scenery. The grandkids had a blast. We …

Failure to buckle up a primary offense during ‘Click It or Ticket’

Mark Taylor
submissions@gardnernews.com

Gardner police stopped 66 vehicles during last week’s Memorial Day “Click It or Ticket” campaign aimed at primary seatbelt enforcement as mandated by a recent state law.
The new law makes failure to wear a seatbelt a …

Kiegerl released from hospital following stroke; recovering at rehab center

Rep. Mike Kiegerl is feeling better after what he calls a “life-altering medical event” on Valentine’s Day. Kiegerl suffered a stroke on Feb. 14 and was being held at Stormont Vail in Topeka until recently.

However, according to his weekly …

Rep. Mike Kiegerl hospitalized in Topeka

Danedri Thompson

dthompson@gardnernews.com

Rep. Mike Kiegerl is in a Topeka hospital after suffering a mini-stroke at the close of the

Mike Kiegerl

legislative session yesterday.

“They’re telling me I’m going to be OK,” Kiegerl said.

Kiegerl, who represents Gardner, Edgerton …

Kiegerl to chair new committee

Rep. Mike Kiegerl, who represents Gardner, Edgerton and part of Spring Hill in the Kansas House, has been selected to chair a new standing committee on children’s issues next year.

Kiegerl said he’s honored.

“We have much work to do …