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Air Tanker 95

Due to the Lane County, Kan., fire no longer needing the additional resources, the Johnson County Wildland Fire Task Force and Air Tanker 95 have been released and will be staged in the area should they be requested to assist....

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BOE continues remote learning option

Lynne Hermansen Special to The Gardner News In the approximate 30 minute meeting the school board decided the Gardner-Edgerton school district will continue to remain remote for the 2020-21 school year. Pam Stranahan,...

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Thomas Charles Payne

Thomas Charles Payne Thomas Charles Payne, 73, passed away Jan. 7, 2021 at his home in Sedan, Kan., after a brief battle with cancer.  Tom was born Feb. 16, 1947 in Kansas City, Mo., to Thomas Edward Payne and Virginia Wanda...

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Dona Ramae Williams

Dona Ramae Williams Dona Ramae Williams, age 84, of Gardner, passed away in Colorado, on Jan. 6, 2021, after a brief illness. Dona was born in Hannibal, Mo., on March 8, 1936. Dona was preceded in death by her parents, Charles...

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Letter to the editor

Editor: I subscribe to The Gardner News and have seen the article about the rezonning of properties south of Gardner on 199th St. Your paper ran a story about Edgerton annexing a two mile strip of land between 199th and 215th...

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Skeletal remains found at Gardner Lake

On Jan. 11, 2021, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation after a call reporting the discovery of possible skeletal remains near Gardner Lake. Johnson County Sheriff’s Office personnel, including patrol, crime...

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I learn the hard way… so you don’t have too

Dorothy Rosby Contributing columnist I’m proud to say I’ve developed a technique for putting in eye drops during the night without turning on the lights. Lucky for me, it doesn’t work very well. One night recently, I woke up...

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USD 231 Briefs

Contracts and Work Agreements updated With the USD 231 Board of Education’s December ratification of the new negotiated agreement and approval of raises, all returning staff were in need of updated contracts or work agreements...

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Oltman named Kansas director of SEDC

The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America, has announced James Oltman as the Kansas director to serve on the SEDC Board of Directors. “As...

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USD 231 Spelling Bee winners advance

Spelling Bee sponsors Mrs. Berg, Mrs. Bobki and Mrs. Hawkins worked together this year to have a virtual school spelling bee at each middle school. Trail Ridge Middle School had one round of action with fifth grader De’Angelo...

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