Author: Gardner News

Gardner to host 2019 citizens academy

The City of Gardner will host its annual citizens academy, Gardner You! beginning Jan. 24. Gardner You! is a seven-week interactive civic and public information program that focuses on educating residents and business owners...

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Stranathan wins award

Submitted photo Pam Stranathan, USD 231 superintendent (center), was one of six Johnson County superintendents who received an award last week at the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce. The OP Award was for the Zero Reasons Why...

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Christmas tree recycling collections planned

Johnson County Parks and RecreationWhether you need a low-cost native Christmas tree, or a place to dispose of a natural holiday tree after the holidays, JCPRD has you covered.       Mildale Farm is owned and operated by JCPRD,...

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Military update

 Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist Third Class David Claypool On Nov. 27...

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Holiday greetings to you and your family!

Dorothy RosbyContributing columnistDear friends, I hope you’ve had a wonderful 2018. We’ve had much to be thankful for this year: no cavities, no car troubles, no overdraft notices. Plus we only had five trick-or-treaters on...

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Edgerton lighting ceremony set

Kick off the holiday season in Edgerton with the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and a visit from Santa from 6:30 8:30 p.m. Dec. 7.Join Don Roberts, mayor, at 6:30 p.m. in the greenspace to hear songs from the Edgerton...

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Mr. & Mrs. Clause sighting

 Photos Courtesy Todd Riggins-frozenintimephotographySanta and Mrs. Claus have been in and out of Gardner in recent weeks attending the Mayor’s Christmas lighting event Nov. 26 and working with their elves at Santa’s Workshop...

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Christmas or not, that is the question

Joan DorseyContributing columnistIt is that time of year again. Time to take stock of a year that has flown by so fast. Unless of course you are under 15, and then it takes forever to get from one birthday or Christmas to the...

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