Author: Gardner News

BOE inquiry produces flurry of e mails

Questions regarding board policy on public comment cards and agenda availability drew several responses from board members after an article in last week’s The Gardner News. Policy and precise answers were received May 10 only...

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Boys finish in third place

Coach Brian McGee It was a beautiful night May 2 for track and field and our athletes performed magnificently. The boys squad placed third finishing behind Olathe East and Mill Valley but defeating Olathe West, Olathe Northwest,...

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KDOT continues local US-56 road repairs

KDOT has provided additional updates regarding the US-56, east of Moonlight Road, pavement repair project scheduled to begin May 8. The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) began pavement repairs on US-56, from east of...

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Blazers down BVSW Timberwolves 4 – 1

Coach Ryan Plankenhorn The Blazers defeated the Timberwolves of BVSW last week with a score of 4-1.  This was probably the biggest game of the season for the Blazers as they took down number one in 5A.  Mitch Mauk and Landon...

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Blazers down Free State

Coach Ryan Plankenhorn The Blazers improved to 18-1 on the season with a 8-0 win over Lawrence Free State May 6.  Mitch Mauk pitched a complete game and only gave up four hits on the night.  Mitch is now 6-0 on the season....

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Election filing deadline nears

According to the Johnson County Election website, Jeremy E Seifert, Edgerton, has filed as a candidate for Edgerton mayor, and Greg Chapman has filed for Position 6 on the USD 231 Board of Education. Zachary T. Myers has filed...

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Relay performance outstanding, coach says

Coach Brian McGee Blazers had several decent performances last week while also experiencing some growing pains. Adversity is always a good teacher so Blazers will learn from it and be better for it. In terms of outstanding...

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Race cars provide excitement, loyalty

Joan Dorsey Contributing columnist Years ago in a life far, far away, I was introduced to NASCAR racing. Ugh you say. Cars going around in circles. Well yes they are. Watching it on television is just like watching any other...

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Gardner discusses special event waiver

Lynne Hermansen Special to The Gardner News The City of Gardner discussed changing the special event temporary use code from a land code to a municipal code. Gary Carson, resident, requested a special event permit during public...

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Gardner supports formation of Golden

At the May 3 Gardner City Council meeting, Steve Shute, mayor, agreed to write a letter of support for the creation of the new Kansas town of Golden. Residents of North Miami County filed a petition to incorporate the town of...

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Council upsizes water main at Prairie Trace

Funds for upsizing the water main at the Prairie Trace Development and eminent domain reimbursement for easements acquired will be funded thru Gardner’s water and sewer funds. Prairie Trace is part of the GRATA development...

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Blazers down Eagles

Coach Ryan Plankenhorn The Blazers defeated the Eagles of Olathe North High by a score of 8-5 April 29. The winning pitcher for the Blazers was Dylan Butash who improved to 2-0 on the season. The Blazers were led offensively by...

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Blazers varsity has a very busy schedule

Coach Ryan Dieckgrafe Last week was a long one for the Blazers varsity team. There were matches Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Monday the team traveled to Topeka for an all Tournament versus 12 Teams. Blazers took third place and...

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OUR VIEW: Lack of response disrespectful

School district patrons have complained about lack of communication by the USD 231 administration and Board of Education, and the difficulty in addressing the board. The Gardner News e mails requesting information regarding...

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Book Fair!

The Wheatridge Middle School Online Book Fair ran online thru May 2, and was a perfect opportunity...

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Edgerton garage sale

Spring is the perfect time to clear out your space. On May 8, the Edgerton City-Wide Garage Sale will take place. This year, the Venture Scouts will be hosting a sale in the downtown green space at 319 E Nelson St. Chris Cakes...

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