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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, Dec. 7, when the city clerk will notify...

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Edgerton city council approves 3 contracts

Edgerton city council approves 3 contracts

Lynne Hermansen Special to The Gardner News A contract with Elevate Edgerton for Economic Development Services in 2022 was approved at the November 18 city council meeting. The 2022 budget request includes $55,000 membership plus $10,000 special grant for targeted...

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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 acres at the southwest corner of...

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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 option beginning December 1st after the...

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House fire

House fire

Photo courtesy Johnson County Fire District #1 A house fire was reported at 11:15 a.m. Nov. 20, 2021 near W. Madison and N. Alder in Gardner. The report was that a clothes dryer was on fire. Smoke was coming from the front side of the home. The fire was quickly...

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Olathe leaders tour Ensor Park and Museum

Olathe leaders tour Ensor Park and Museum

Howard Cripe, right, a member of the Santa Fe Trail Amateur Radio Club, demonstrates the use of a spark-gap transmitter (partially visible in this photograph) for the benefit of Olathe Mayor John Bacon and Liz Ruback, the assistant to the mayor. Submitted photo Rick...

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Legal Notice Edgerton City

  ORDINANCE NO. 2098 SUMMARY     On November 18, 2021, the City of Edgerton, Kansas approved Ordinance No. 2098 which provides for the range of salaries and compensation for various City officers and employees.  A complete copy of this ordinance is...

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Legal Notice Edgerton City

SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 2100   On November 18, 2021, the City of Edgerton, Kansas approved Ordinance No. 2100 which created the Community Improvement District (Edgerton Crossing Woodstone Project) and levied a 1% community improvement district sales tax within...

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Legal Notice Edgerton City

              SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 2101   On November 18, 2021, the City of Edgerton, Kansas approved Ordinance No. 2101 which authorized an annual economic development grant to Woodstone Properties, LLC. The amount of the...

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Legal Notice Edgerton City

CITY OF EDGERTON, KANSAS NOTICE OF HEARING FOR PRELIMINARY PLAT Case Nos.: PP2021-04, FS2021-11, and CU2021-04   Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of the City of Edgerton, Kansas, will hold a Public Hearing at their regular scheduled meeting on...

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Legal Notice Edgerton City

CITY OF EDGERTON, KANSAS NOTICE OF HEARING FOR PRELIMINARY PLAT Case No.: PP2021-05   Notice is hereby given that the Planning Commission of the City of Edgerton, Kansas, will hold a Public Hearing at their regular scheduled meeting on Tuesday, December 14, 2021...

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Legal Notice Olathe city

PUBLICATION SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 21-55, PASSED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF OLATHE, KANSAS ON THE 16th DAY OF NOVEMBER 2021.   SUMMARY   On November 16, 2021, the Governing Body of the City of Olathe, Kansas passed Ordinance No. 21-55, which...

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Legal Notice Edgerton City

  ORDINANCE NO. 2102 SUMMARY     On November 18, 2021, the City of Edgerton, Kansas approved Ordinance No. 2102 which prohibits parking along 200th Street east of Homestead Lane and provides penalties for violations thereof.  A complete copy of this...

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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 personal property taxes are due on or before...

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Application period for KDWP big game permits

Local chapters of nonprofit organizations based or operating in Kansas – that actively promote wildlife conservation and the hunting and fishing heritage – have a special opportunity waiting for them with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) Commission....

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Helping to keep holiday meal costs down 

At a glance, it would seem the work that Guorong Zhang is doing in a western Kansas farm field is far removed from the holiday meals that many families will soon be enjoying around the dinner table. Zhang, a wheat breeder with K-State Research and Extension’s...

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Gardner city council continues downtown snow removal debate

Gardner city council continues downtown snow removal debate

Lynne Hermansen Special to The Gardner News A survey on downtown snow shoveling garnered a low response, Amy Nasta, deputy city manager, said the city had only received eight responses from the November 3 snow removal survey, and 50 percent wanted to keep the 48 hour...

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GEHS Car Club receives check

GEHS Car Club receives check

Photo courtesy of USD 231 The Gardner Edgerton High School Car Club received a check for funds they raised with the Robert Cook Memorial Scholarship group during the first joint car show. The students worked with the organizers of the Robert Cook Memorial Scholarship...

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Cramer moves from Gardner to Indianapolis

Cramer moves from Gardner to Indianapolis

Frank and Chuck Cramer started Cramer in 1918. Submitted photos After a century in Gardner, Cramer is moving. Performance Health, a leader in consumer healthcare recently announced that it is moving its Cramer business from Gardner to Indianapolis. Cramer started in...

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Fitzgerald receives Eagle Scout award

Fitzgerald receives Eagle Scout award

Submitted photos Braeden Fitzgerald, sophomore, at Gardner Edgerton High School, received his Eagle Scout award Sept. 16. The award was presented by Scott Elsey, troop leader. Fitzgerald, 15, chose a cemetery sign and landscaping at Mt. Pleasant Four Corners cemetery...

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Giving thanks to farmers and ranchers

Glenn Brunkow Farmer, Rancher Kansas Farm Bureau, Insight Guest Columnist In a few short days we will all sit down and celebrate Thanksgiving. The holiday that is meant for us to reflect and decide what it is for which we are thankful. We have a lot to be thankful for...

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Stranathan receives distinguished administrator award

Pittsburg State University recently named Gardner Edgerton USD 231 Superintendent Pam Stranathan the College of Education Distinguished Service Administrator (2021) award winner. The Distinguished Service Award is given annually to one teacher and one administrator...

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Is turkey healthful? K-State nutritionist says yes 

There’s no doubt that the bird is the star of the show at most family holiday dinners, so it’s fair to wonder whether all the turkey talk this time of year is going to be good for the waistline. To that, Kansas State University nutrition specialist Sandy Procter says,...

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Veterans honored

Veterans honored

Photos courtesy of USD 230 Veterans were honored in the Spring Hill school district on Nov. 11 with members of the American Legion, Boy Scout Troop 3073, ladies auxiliary, local veterans and students.

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