Author: Gardner News

Police complaint forms available

Year to date, the Gardner Police Department has received no formal citizen complaints regarding officers, said James Pruetting, chief. However, there is an established complaint protocol and forms are available at the police...

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OUR VIEW: Election’s over; pull together

The party’s over — so to speak. Votes have been cast; elections called; annoying radio and TV ads are finally gone, and it’s time for everyone to pull together and move Kansas forward. It will be interesting to watch for...

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BOE debates policy regarding building names

Albert RukwaroSpecial to The Gardner NewsThere was spirited debate at the Gardner Edgerton school board meeting Nov 12 as members disagreed on the best way to honor distinguished coaches, teachers, students or community...

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Veteran’s Day was established 1938

Exactly a century ago, at the 11th hour, on the 11th day, in the 11th month of 1918, the allies signed an armistice to end all hostilities with their German enemies bringing to an end the First World War.On June 4, 1926, almost...

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County, census form partnership

Oct. 29, Johnson County became the first county in Kansas to proclaim its partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau for the 2020 Census. Ed Eilert , board of county commission chairman, presented a proclamation at today’s business...

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Durow recalls Vietnam service

Dean Durow, Gardner, served in Vietnam from December 1963 until September 1967, as a Navy Corpsman.During the Vietnam era young men were conscripted into service. Commonly called “the draft,” young men registered with the...

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Taylor served in Greenland

  The year was 1950. It was December. The cold was settling in to Westmoreland, Kan. Far away there was a problem.In June of that year, North Korea had decided to invade South Korea. North Korea had backing from China and the...

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7th ANNUAL VENDOR FAIR NOVEMBER 14, 2018 9-11 AM, Olathe Community Center, 1205 E Kansas City Rd. Local businesses are invited to attend the 7th Annual Vendor Fair. Vendors can meet and network with staff from participating City...

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