Author: Gardner News

Racism as a public health crisis in the U.S.

Jessicah Pierre Guest Columnist Racism is often viewed as an action performed by individuals. But even if we got rid of all America’s prejudiced individuals, racism would still exist in the systems they built. Systemic racism,...

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Looking back

Photo courtesy of Gardner Historical Society This is the Thomas W. Moore home. It sat on the north...

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Gardner promotes sidewalk safety

May 20, from 9 to 11 a.m., the Gardner Police Department conducted a safety experiment at the crosswalk of North Center Street at Brittany Court. Two plain-clothed officers intermittently crossed the crosswalk, when safe to do...

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Tally of Edgerton’s winter costs provided

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News The numbers are in and they confirm what we already knew. This past winter was brutal. Dan Merkh, Edgerton public works director, told the city council that the city experienced a total...

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Council dissolves BZA as appeal board

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News The Gardner City Council adopted a resolution revising the city’s land development code designating the Planning Commission as the city’s Board of Zoning Appeals during a meeting June...

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USD 231 board changes service provider

Lynne Hermansen Special to The Gardner News The Gardner Police Department presented a plaque June 3 honoring their partnership with the school board. “Our partnership with USD 231 is very important to us,” Captain Jay Belcher,...

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