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Frosh play Patton in Leavenworth

Ryan Dieckgrafe Athletic Development & Health The Trailbazer Freshmen boys’ basketball team traveled to historic Leavenworth Jan. 8 to play Patton Junior High at Fort Leavenworth. Named after General George S. Patton who...

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Olathe celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.

Olatheans and residents throughout the Greater Kansas City area are invited to join Olathe’s Human Relations Commission (OHRC) to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Sunday, Jan. 20. The annual Martin Luther...

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Tips provided for winter weather travel

With forecasted winter weather, the Kansas Turnpike Authority and Kansas Highway Patrol are urging motorists to travel safely and prepare for these conditions. Road conditions in the state can be checked utilizing KDOT’s...

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Edgerton City Hall closed

Heavy snow has left Edgerton City Hall in the dark – literally. “Power is out at city hall,” said Don Roberts, mayor. An alert was sent to area residents via the Johnson County notification network. “We...

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Gardner okays neighborhood revitalization program

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News The Gardner City Council adopted a resolution to create a neighborhood revitalization program in four zones within Gardner during a meeting Jan. 7 The zones, three business and one...

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Noms for biz, citizen of year sought

Nominations are being sought for the “Citizen of the Year” and “Business of the Year.” These awards are the highest civic recognition presented to an individual in Gardner and Edgerton. These awards signify excellence in...

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Begin the year by registering to vote

Start 2019 off by checking whether you are registered to vote in future elections. In December, 2018, there were 403,899 registered voters in Johnson County: Democratic Party Registration: 108,988; Libertarian Party...

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OUR VIEW: Holidays share pride, patriotism

There are two holidays this month that should not pass by unnoticed: Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 21, and Kansas Day Jan. 26. Although at face value they seem very different, in truth they are not. Both holidays mirror...

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Kansas Day celebrates 142 years

Kansas Day began just a few miles from here in Paola, Miami County, Kansas, according to a 1932 edition of the KC Star, as quoted on the Kansas Historical Society’s website. In 1877 Kansas youth who were studying United States...

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Learn about the Kansas City Star, Walter Cronkite

Learn more about the major local newspaper and a famous Midwest television newscaster during a day trip being offered in late January by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. News from Dawn...

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