Author: Gardner News

Cox, Demarest receive silver

Kaylee Wicke The FCCLA Chapter had competed at District S.T.A.R. Event Feb. 14. STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) are competitive events in which members are recognized for proficiency and achievement in...

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May your journey be warm, sunny

Joan Dorsey Contributing columnist So often we take for granted the things around us. The fact that we have a good safe place to sleep at night. Grocery stores right here in our town to get food. We see the same faces at the...

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GEHS Bowlers take second place

Coach Michael Zegers Compared to Feb. 11, yesterday was a bowling epiphany.  All the bowlers bowled extremely well, which allowed us to take second place in each division. In the men’s JV division, Gavin Blakely finished tenth,...

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Proposals sought for Moonlight sidewalk

Gardner has issued a Request for Proposals for the Moonlight Road Safe Routes to Schools Project. The sidewalk network along and adjacent to Moonlight Road from Warren Street south to White Drive needs gaps filled and inadequate...

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Check off for chickadees on your taxes

Revenue from the sale of hunting and fishing licenses fund management practices that benefit all Kansas wildlife; however, additional funding aimed specifically at nongame species is needed. Chickadee Checkoff is a funding...

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City UAC cancelled due to lack of quorum

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News The election of a new chairperson and vice chairperson for the Gardner City Utility Advisory Commission failed to take place after the commission’s meeting was cancelled due to a lack...

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Bowlers face Lawrence, Shawnee Mission South

Michael Zegers The Bowling Blazers took to the lanes Feb. 5 to face Lawrence Free State and Shawnee Mission South. Due to some illness, the boys JV were bowling shorthanded, but they still managed to put up some nice scores.  As...

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BOE approves school’s roof replacement

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News USD 231 will spend $514,156 on roof replacement and improvements at three schools this summer. The school board during its Jan. 14 meeting approved a $293,116 bid by Premier Contracting...

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