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Looking Back: 1973 New school year approaches

To the delight of many mothers after a long loud summer, school begins in Gardner Monday. To the estimated 1,375 students who will be attending here, it may be somewhat less delightful, but necessary all the same. Eight-two...

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University updates

Two Edgerton residents earned bachelor’s degrees from Baker University in May. Emily Chmidling and Ryan Highfill both earned Bachelor of Science degrees from Baker’s College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1858, Baker was the...

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Plank returns from Italian softball tour

Shelby Plank just returned from a tour of Italy with her 16-year-old American fast pitch softball team. Plank, who will be a junior at Gardner Edgerton High School this fall, was invited by her pitching coach Christie Ambrosi...

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Starling to play football, baseball at Nebraska

After months of speculation, Gardner Edgerton High Schools’ Bubba Starling has made a commitment to play football and baseball at the University of Nebraska. Starling narrowed his choices to Notre Dame and the Nebraska, but in...

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Greater Kansas City Vintage Fly-In

Vintage airplanes flew into Gardner Municipal Airport from as far away as California on June 26 during a On June 26 there was a Vintage Fly-In. The airport hosted games and divvied awards to pilots that that participated in the...

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Huffman grabs gold on senior track circuit

Gardner’s Deloyn Huffman is making the most of his senior track and field circuit this summer. Huffman, 75, brought back gold medals in the 50 meters, 400 meters, and 800 meter walk/run at the Missouri State Senior Games, June...

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OPINION: Tweeple don't need RSS feeds for news

Rhonda Humble Guest Columnist There’s not room in my head for anything else. I think I have reached the tipping point where I’m becoming resistant to change. I’ve just learned to program my VCR, and now I’m expected to wire up a...

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Conservation Stewardship Program

Landowners who maintain high levels of conservation on their land and agree to adopt higher levels of stewardship can apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program. The deadline to apply is June 25, 2010. Lands eligible for...

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Man about town

Question: When will the spillway at Gardner Lake reopen? Answer: According to Dave Greene, Public Works director for the city of Gardner, the city has been unable to secure funds for this project through the county’s stormwater...

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University updates

The following students were named to Baker University’s College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education undergraduate Dean’s List for maintaining a 3.5 grade-point average or higher during the spring 2010 semester. Among...

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