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Gardner committees to meet quarterly, as needed

Gardner advisory and committee meetings will be meeting quarterly or on an as-needed basis in 2019. Meeting dates will be posted in advance on the city’s website. In July 2015, the council adopted a resolution creating five...

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County approves water line relocations on 199th

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner news Johnson County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with Rural Water District No.7 to relocate water lines along 199th Street in Gardner. In the agreement, which the board...

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Edgerton council conducts routine business

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News Edgerton City Mayor’s tree fund saw its largest year this past holiday season with many residents donating to help needy residents. Don Roberts, mayor, council members at the Jan. 10...

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Gardner dodged the bullet on this storm

Joan Dorsey Contributing columnist I am guessing that this winter is one we will talk about for, well —the next year, till it is winter again. Those times of being a kid and having snow days is long past. So is the beauty of a...

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Kansas releases updated employment forecast

Wichita State University’s Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released an updated Kansas Employment Forecast. In 2019, Kansas total nonfarm employment is forecast to increase by 18,182 jobs, with an...

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OUR VIEW: Thanks for keeping us warm, safe

There’s a lot to be said about local services, especially municipal services during this winter storm. But an important thing to say is — Thanks. Thanks Gardner linemen, police and all the area public workers who plowed our...

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City administrator search ongoing

Gardner’s search for a city administrator is ongoing. The League of Kansas Municipalities has posted the job on numerous professional sites and is in the process of accepting applications/resumes, said Daneeka Marshall-Oquendo,...

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Weather doesn’t deter grapplers

Tyler Cordts Wrestling coach This weekend the wrestling team attended the notoriously tough 32 team Bobcat Classic in Basehor. Despite weather concerns Jan. 12-13, the tournament not only went off without a hitch, but also got...

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Council increases chamber contract by $115,000

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News The Gardner City Council approved a $150,000 agreement with the Gardner-Edgerton chamber of commerce for business and tourism services during a council meeting Jan. 7. The agreement,...

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Lady Blazers face Olathe North

Coach Farron Evans Lady Blazers were in action Jan. 8 at Olathe North. The Lady Blazers JV team won 48-39. It was a true team victory with 9/10 players scoring. They were led in scoring by Trinity Taylor with 15 points, followed...

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JV Ladies pick up third victory

Coach Farron Evans The JV Lady Blazers picked up their third win in a row, beating Olathe East 43-34. It was a full team win with 9/10 players scoring and all around great defensive pressure from all the ladies. The team was led...

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Councilman reflects on first year in office

Randy Gregorcyck Gardner Council “Everybody can be great… because anybody can serve.” – Martin Luther King Jr. With a bright 2019 ahead of us, I wanted to reflect on some of the 2018 successes – new businesses now...

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