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Despite pandemic, real estate prices are up across Johnson County

Johnson County Appraiser Beau Boisvert, Johnson County appraiser, says although we’re facing economic challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Johnson County is seeing an increase in real estate prices compared to last year. “It’s evident the market has remained...

Accidents leave imprints on KDOT workers

Tim Potter KDOT Over the years, in crash after crash on Kansas highways, they’ve seen bodies covered by sheets — and worse. One remembers a car seat outside a mangled vehicle. It’s imprinted in his memory. They’ve witnessed grief, up close – a woman looking for her...

Volleyball Trailblazers beat BV Southwest

Pete Logan Despite losing the first game of what would turn out to be a four-game match, the Gardner-Edgerton High School volleyball team rallied to win three straight and dispatch the Blue Valley Southwest Timberwolves 3 games to 1 at Gardner-Edgerton High School...

Frosh girls win game

The freshman girls won their last home game of the season. They defeated Blue Valley Southwest 2-13 and 25-7. The girls are now 13-1. Some Stats for the game are Aces: Payton Hofer-4 Olivia Balzic- 3 Gabi Blazic 2 Kills: Elenor Marshall- 8 Payton Hofer-8 Miah Mattias-...

The secret art of selective procrastination

Dorothy Rosby Contributing columnist I often wonder how my life would be different if there were no Free Cell. For you non-procrastinators unfamiliar with it, Free Cell is a type of solitaire, and one of many ways one can put off doing actual work on one’s home...

PUBLIC NOTICE

First published in The Gardner News Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 CITY OF OLATHE, KANSAS NOTICE TO RESPONDENTS Submittals will be received online at www.publicpurchase.com, until November 10, 2020 – 3:00 PM CST SECURITY SERVICES RFP-19-0142 Vendors must register on...

State may fund some students twice under finance formula

Submitted graphic courtesy of KSDE Under current statutes taxpayers could pay to educate some students twice under the school finance formula, and the GE district could net up to $2.8 million for students not enrolled. “Yes, as the statutes are set now, it is possible...

Homecoming King, Queen

The Gardner-Edgerton High School football team dominated both sides of the ball and dominated visiting Shawnee Mission North 50-0 on the Trailblazers’ Homecoming night at Gardner-Edgerton District Activities Center. Davonte Pritchard and Maycee Beasley were named king...