Author: Gardner News

Free Lanesfield School Valentine’s Day event

Drop in to experience a old-fashioned Valentine’s Day event being presented eight times in late January and early February by the Johnson County Museum at the Lanesfield Historic Site. The program is called Lanesfield School...

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Locals share resolutions

It’s the New Year’s again, the time to make new resolutions or, more likely, the time to renew the vows made this time last year. If you made a New Year’s resolution, you are not alone. Millions of people all over the world take...

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Certificates of closed driving school valid

Students of a recently closed driving school in Johnson County remain eligible to receive their license if they completed the driver’s education course curriculum, the Division of Vehicles announced Jan. 3. Certificates of...

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GE district’s 2018 annual audit positive

Gardner-Edgerton school district received good marks on their annual audit, conducted by Mize-Houser Company of Lawrence, Ks. “The district’s financial statements as of June 30, 2018 received a clean audit opinion…and to...

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Write your play in Playwriting 101 class

The stage is a magical place, and youth have an opportunity to learn to write their own plays during a class being offered at two locations beginning in late January by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. This...

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Mayor Shute reflects on 2018

Steve Shute Mayor As we come to the end of my first year in office, I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to Interim City Administrator Laura Gourley, city staff, city council, boards, commissions, and advisory committees....

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University update

Area students graduate from PSU Over 450 students participated in the Dec. 14 commencement ceremony for the students in the College of Education and College of Technology. Local students included: Gardner; Emily Hermstein, BSE;...

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Natural Christmas trees can be recycled

When the holidays are over and it’s time to take down a natural holiday trees, wreaths and garlands, give them a second life by recycling them. The Johnson County Recycling District will be offering  Christmas tree recycling...

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