Author: Gardner News

District receives cease, desist order

A cease and desist letter was sent to USD 231 regarding the district’s COVID mask and vaccination requirements, according to the Kansas City Star. An e mail sent to the district requesting confirmation was not answered, altho...

Read More

JV plays first openers

Hayley Christensen The JV volleyball team played Bishop Miege and Washburn Rural last Sept. 2. In the first game again Bishop Miege the girls came out strong winning 25-16. The second game the girls came up short losing 14-25,...

Read More

Gardner city council approves their budget

Gardner approved the FY 2022 budget at their Sept. 7 city council meeting. The projected mill levy based on current valuation estimates is 20.165, a half mill reduction from last year, said Daneeka Marshall-Oquendo. The exact...

Read More

Freshmen spikers play home game

Katelyn Kellerman Abel It was a late night Sept. 1for the Freshman A volleyball squad, who played their home. Serve receive passing was an overall highlight of the night, but with some rotation confusion in the first match, the...

Read More

Letter to the editor

Editor: Thank you for printing the article regarding USD 231 KORA policy and budget. My concern is the Gardner school district superintendent, Pam Stranthan, and her ability to perform this position, with children and parents...

Read More

Hotel, restaurants, planned in Edgerton

The Edgerton City Council has approved a development agreement with Woodstone Properties, LLC, for a $90 million project located on the northwest corner of Homestead Lane and Interstate 35. Woodstone plans to develop a travel...

Read More

GEHS frosh B volleyball travels to BVNW

Samantha Stratton Last week the Freshman B volleyball team traveled to BVNW for a Tri.  Lawrence Free State was our first opponent of the night. The girls fell short both sets losing 15-25 and 23-25. During this match, lead...

Read More

GE Blazers varsity play Olathe West, SMW

Emily Palacios The Lady Blazers took on Olathe West and Shawnee Mission West for their first home games of the season Sept. 9,’The first match up against Olathe West was a rough one, going 0-2 for a loss, but the girls...

Read More

Trailblazers overpowered by Olathe North

Pete Logan The Gardner-Edgerton High School football team traveled to Olathe District Activities Center Sept. 10 for a matchup against Olathe North — an opponent who has State Championship aspirations for the 2021 season. It...

Read More

Serious injury in bus accident

At approximately 4:08 p.m. Sept. 8, a pickup truck and school bus collided on Highway 169 at 215th Street. The driver of the pickup truck sustained serious injuries and was transported to the hospital. There were no children on...

Read More

Gardner Edgerton c-team spikers stand 1-1

Samantha Stratton Last week, C – Team Volleyball kicked off their season with a tri against Olathe West and Shawnee Mission West. In the first match against OW the girls put up a fight, but fell short 21-25 and 24-26. The...

Read More

City of Gardner to host sidewalk hearing

Gardner will hold a public meeting regarding the construction of a new sidewalk on the west side of Center Street from Shawnee Street to McKinley Street and the widening of the sidewalk on the Center Street bridge over the BNSF...

Read More