Author: Gardner News

What’s Harrison-Lee’s employment status

Questions surrounding Cheryl Harrison-Lee’s employment situation may be answered after an executive session scheduled for the Sept. 4 Gardner City Council meeting. Although unconfirmed, sources with knowledge of city operations...

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Polka helps celebrate 30 year anniversary

Dorothy Rosby Contributing columnist My husband and I are staying in a place where the guests dress for dinner and the housekeeping staff leave chocolates on the pillows. There’s luxury everywhere you look and what are we doing?...

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Statute requires fund to be self-supporting

In the 1990’s the Kansas Legislature passed KSA 72-8238, which grants school districts the ability to establish operate and maintain; fees, collection, limitations, disposition; fund extraordinary school programs. USD 231...

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UPDATE: Harrison-Lee issues statement

On Aug. 29 The Gardner News was barred from covering an early morning multi-jurisdictional meeting between area public officials held at a conference room at the New Century Fire Station. The group meets twice a month, and it...

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School starts, students always need supplies

Joan Dorsey Contributing columnist The Johnson County Fair has passed and that means school should be about ready to begin. My daughter, who teaches, is getting ready for another year in Idaho. She really likes what she has...

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Kidz Fest

Photos courtesy of Todd Riggins-frozenintimephotography It was lots of fun at new Life Community Church Aug. 25 for Kidz Fest. Everyone was welcome for bounce houses, inflatable obstacle courses, food, games, prizes, carnival...

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Sports Potpourri

Mac Stevenson Kansas State University’s 2018 football team is ready for their 123rd season on this coming Saturday, September 1. Last season K-State won eight games and finished with a win against UCLA in the 2017 Cactus Bowl....

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