Author: Gardner News

County report indicates newspapers still viable

Apparently newspapers aren’t dead. At least according to a survey commissioned by the Johnson County government. Johnson County residents were surveyed on ways to improve the quality of county communication with the public. The...

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USD 231 surveys boundary changes

Last February, USD 231 formed a committee to discuss school boundary alignments. Adjustments to boundary areas are necessary due to an average increase of about 150 students each year. It’s important to maintain enrollment...

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Child accidentally discharges gun at camp

Around 11 a.m. on July 31, a 10 year old boy attending the Johnson County Park & Recreation District Mad Science day camp at New Century Fieldhouse accidentally discharged a firearm he had brought in his backpack. . There...

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Sports Potpourri

Mac Stevenson At long last Kansas University has a chance to become a consistent and competitive football team; however, that’s not to imply that it’s going to happen this season. Down through the years, KU has been hampered by...

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Automatic voting starting to gain traction

Brennan Center for Justice Automatic voter registration is gaining traction quickly in the states. Since March 2015, twelve states plus the District of Columbia have authorized the policy. Automatic registration makes two...

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City of Edgerton has adequate water supply

Albert Rukwaro Special to The Gardner News The city of Edgerton does not expect to ration water usage this summer. Don Roberts , mayor, said during a city council meeting July 26 that because the city gets its water from...

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Comet Tech 4-H

Comet Tech 4-H Club had classes this year in Veterinary Science and learned all about cats and...

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Sports Potpourri

Mac Stevenson Late last season something happened to Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen (6-2, 235) that he will never forget. It occurred shortly after Kansas State defeated the Jayhawks (30-20) last November. And that “something”...

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Special needs paired with 4-H to chase memories

Chasing Memories is an event that pairs 4-H youth who raise lambs and goats to show, with youth with special needs. This is the fourth year, and it will take place at 5 p.m. Aug. 3 in the livestock arena at the Johnson County...

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