Author: Gardner News

USD 231 responds to COVID 19 pandemic

Pam Stranathan USD 231 Superintendent Guest Columnist It is incredible to me that in less than five days, 120 hours, Team Gardner Edgerton moved the entire district to an at-home, teacher, student, and parent-led learning model....

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Photo courtesy of USD 231 Gardner Edgerton educators are working hard and the district recently...

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Someday when I’m social distancing

Dorothy Rosby Contributing columnist I once wrote a column with the prophetic title, “Someday When I’m Quarantined.” In it, I vowed that if I were ever unable to leave my home for a few months, I’d finally do all of the things I...

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Board of education changes meeting date

The Gardner Edgerton Board of Education meeting scheduled for April 13 has been rescheduled and will be held “virtually” on April 6 at 3 p.m., according to Deb Starling, USD 231 clerk of the board. The change was made due to the...

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Brown provides update on Covid-19

Mike Brown Johnson County Commissioner As your Johnson County Commissioner, I have been working non-stop for nearly 3 weeks on Coronavirus issues and doing my best to minimize negative impacts on our community. County government...

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OUR VIEW: Transparency, communication needed

The Gardner City Council voted to give a “rate holiday” to some of the 1,300 residential all electric customers who saw their bills double last month. The rate increase had been implemented in 2019, but the city did not...

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