Author: Gardner News

OUR VIEW: Voting is imperative

Traditionally it’s time for newspapers to endorse candidates. As a rule, The Gardner News does. We won’t be endorsing this year. What’s more important than our endorsement is citizens’ involvement in the process. We know it’s...

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JCPRD board seeks input on park name 

A late-November deadline has been set for public input on a proposed permanent name being considered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for a future park property in Johnson County. During its Oct. 17 regular...

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GPD release victim’s name in fatal incident

On Tuesday, October 23, at approximately 6:07 p.m., Gardner police were dispatched to a train/pedestrian accident near North Moonlight Road and East Main St. Upon arrival, officers discovered a deceased woman who had been struck...

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Johnson County, census form partnership

Oct. 29, Johnson County became the first county in Kansas to proclaim its partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau for the 2020 Census. Ed Eilert , board of county commission chairman, presented a proclamation at today’s business...

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Thompson assumes role as deputy county manager

Maury Thompson assumed his new role as deputy county manager on Aug. 26 after serving in the role on an interim basis since January 2018. Prior to that, Thompson served as assistant county manager since January 2013. The deputy...

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Band performs well

Will BiggsDirector of Instrumental MusicThe Trailblazer Band had a good showing at the Neewollah Marching Oct. 27-28, 2018.The band scored an overall two rating on their field show performance and an overall rating of a one for...

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Election day deadlines

Election day is approaching. Advance voting by mail in Johnson County began Oct. 17.  The deadline to apply for an advance voting by mail ballot was Oct. 30.  Ballots may be returned by mail or hand-delivered to any advance...

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Several deadlines associated with Election Day

Advance voting by mail in Johnson County began Oct. 17.  The deadline to apply for an advance voting by mail ballot is Oct. 30.  Ballots may be returned by mail or hand-delivered to any advance voting location or Election Day...

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Such a panic over forgetting my cellphone

Joan Dorsey Contributing columnist All those things we do every day. We go to the store. We go to the post office. We go to the doctor’s office. So many places. We make contact with Lots of people. Avoid hitting a lot of other...

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OUR VIEW: Baldwin welcomes new newspaper

Welcome to Baldwin’s new community newspaper – The Baldwin City Community News. In this era of shrinking news outlets, it’s great to see another local voice added. And kudos to the City of Baldwin, which announced on their...

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Area Halloween events planned

Gardner Gardner will host its 22nd annual Halloween Boo Bash event on Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Celebration Park, 32501 W. 159th St. Attendees will enjoy games and prizes, candy in abundance, a trailer ride, and other...

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