Author: Gardner News

Brown announces campaign for Secretary of State

Conservative businessman and former Johnson County Commissioner Mike Brown announced today that he is running for Kansas Secretary of State. Brown’s announcement sets up a Republican primary between moderate Republican incumbent...

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USD 231 approves pay increases at meeting

The USD 231 board of education approved a contract with the teachers union at their Nov. 16 meeting. The negotiated contract had been ratified by the teachers and included certified salaries for the 2021-2022 school year. The...

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OUR VIEW: Season of Joy

With Thanksgiving turkey leftovers gone, Christmas season officially begins. Communities come together for celebrations and fellowship. Smile. Christmas is traditionally a season of joy, of giving, of spending time with family...

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Edgerton to light Christmas tree

Edgerton’s Christmas celebration will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in Edgerton’s Greenspace. The holiday season will kick off with the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony downtown, 404 E. Nelson. Some lucky child will help Don...

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GCC appointment process begins Dec. 7

With the November election over, and Todd Winters mayor elect of Gardner, the city will begin the process of filling a council vacancy on Dec. 7, after Winters is sworn in Dec. 6. The appointment process will begin on Tuesday,...

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Edgerton Homestead district has fallbacks

Lynne Hermansen Special To The Gardner News Several measures related to the Homestead Lane Retail District Redevelopment project at Homestead and I-35 were approved Nov. 18 night at Edgerton City Council. The project will be 42...

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BOE changes USD 231 mask mandates

Lynne Hermansen Special To The Gardner News Gardner Edgerton School Board members voted 6-0 Tuesday night to allow 9 through 12 graders an option to wear masks or not starting November 18. Students grade 7 and 8 will have the...

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House fire

Photo courtesy Johnson County Fire District #1 A house fire was reported at 11:15 a.m. Nov. 20,...

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2021 property tax Statements due by Dec. 20

The Johnson County Treasury, Taxation and Vehicles department will begin mailing 209,516 real estate and 15,629 personal property tax statements to Johnson County taxpayers on Friday, Nov. 19. The first-half real estate and...

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