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  1. Area truck traffic continues to increaseRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Locally, a study completed in December, 2014, by Burns and McDonald indicated approximately 13 months after the KCIMF, LPKC and Homestead Lane interchange opened it was serving about 2219 vehicles per day, of which approximately 93 percent were trucks. "Traffic adjacent to the KCIMF entrance along 191st Street grew approximately 89 percent between June and October," according to Burns and McDonald.

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  2. Our View: Adequate parking should be encouraged; it's a safety issueRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    As warehouses and the consequent truck traffic continues to increase in South Johnson County, it's imperative city planners, elected officials and developers actively encourage private parking facilities or that developers provide adequate overflow spaces for businesses reliant on heavy haul commercial traffic. It's a safety issue.

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  3. State study highlights need for truck parking, safety concernsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    This grahic shows the results of combining the Year 2040 Preferred Scenario model run with the ultimate build-out Intermodal and Warehouse/Distribution Truck Trips. The new Homestead Lane interchange remains the focal point for truck trips to and from the KCIMF, LPKC, and other warehouse/distribution activity within the study area.

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  4. Amazon leader addresses 'employee engagement' in countyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Juan Garcia III, Global Leader for Career Advancement at Amazon, addressees attendees at the June 16 at Logistics Park Kansas City . Garcia spoke about Amazon's employee engagement policies and strategies.

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  5. Pump station tabled again, playground equipment condemnedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Kirk Keller, battalion chief of Johnson County Fire District No. 1 brought one of three new fire trucks the district has put in service to show to everyone attending the Edgerton city council meeting on June 9. Photo courtesy of Rick Poppitz Rick Poppitz Special to The Gardner News In the June 9 meeting, Edgerton city council continued discussion of a contract proposal for a new wastewater pump station project.

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  6. Edgerton council tables pump station, approves automated water metersRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 5 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    This presentation slide created by Burns & McDonnell shows the proposed route of new wastewater line running from Edgerton to Big Bull Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility. Rick Poppitz Special to The Gardner News Roughly two hours of the three plus hour May 26 Edgerton City Council meeting was devoted to discussion of a proposed agreement for installation of a new wastewater pump station and force main.

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  7. Our View: Summer activities aboundRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Dust off your lawn chairs and get ready for summer. You don't have to travel far this month to enjoy the season; there is an event - or two - - or three - almost every weekend.

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  8. Area pools, aquatic centers open Memorial Day weekendRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Most area pools will open Memorial Day weekend, weather permitting. Daily entry fees vary from $2.50 at Wellsville city pool to $5 at Spring Hill Aquatic Center and $6 at Gardner.

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  9. Edgerton hires GBA engineering firmRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Lynne Hermansen Special to The Gardner News At their May 12 city council meeting, Edgerton hired George Butler Associates, a full service engineering firm from Lenexa, to assist with additional planning and engineering projects for the city. "The desire is during certain periods it allows them to assist during high capacity times, and when we have unique situations come up we are not used to dealing with," said Kenneth Cook, community development director.

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  10. Insurance ratings go down; mill levy may go up as merger continuesRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    The process of consolidating city fire services with Johnson County Fire District No. 1 may soon cross the finish line when city and fire officials ask for approval from the Johnson County commissioners.

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  11. May Day at Lanesfield SchoolRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Area residents danced around the May Day Pole at Lanesfield May 7, carrying on a tradition that has been ongoing since Roman times. Lanesfield School, located at 18745 S. Dillie Rd., Edgerton was built in 1869 and closed its doors in 1963.

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  12. Area has blockbuster quarter of growthRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Greg Martinette Guest Columnist Southwest Johnson County EDC had a blockbuster first quarter with major project announcements from our partners in Edgerton and Gardner. In Edgerton, the announcement that Amazon will bring 1,000 new full-time hourly jobs to a new warehouse and distribution facility at Logistics Park Kansas City drew national media attention to the region.

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  13. Mike ShayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Mike Shay passed away peacefully on May 6, 2016. Born to Andy Richard and Eva Lena Shay of rural Edgerton, Kansas August 26, 1926, he was united in marriage to Janice Enola Leah Baily on October 18, 1950 at Edgerton Catholic Church.

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  14. Chamber names Citizen, Business of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Featured speaker at the chamber dinner was John McDonald, founder, Boulevard Brewing. McDonald provided insights from his career building one of Kansas City's most iconic brands and share what's in store for the future.

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  15. Edgerton park plan meeting setRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Residents are invited to attend Edgerton's open house to discuss the Park Master Plan from 6 - 7:30 p.m. on May 9 at the Edgerton Elementary School. Edgerton is working with Landworks Studio, a local landscape architecture firm specializing in park master planning and collaboration, to put together the Edgerton Park Master Plan.

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  16. Helen Louise MottRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Helen Louise Mott, 85, of Edgerton, Kan passed peacefully surrounded by her loving family May 1,at Olathe Hospice House. Helen was born November 17, 1930 in Toronto, Kan.

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  17. Residents participate in Earth Day eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Robert Sanchez, park superintendent, during his tree planting demonstration on Earth Day, gestures how big the tree he is planting will grow. The May 23 event was sponsored by Gardner Parks and Recreation.

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  18. GE Chamber nominees announcedRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    The Gardner Edgerton Chamber of Commerce announced the following as nominees for the Citizen of the Year and Business of the Year awards to be given out on Tuesday, May 3 at the Gardner Edgerton Chamber's Annual Dinner.

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  19. Spring is here, but where have all the flowers beenRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    Joan Dorsey Contributing columnist This past week has been - well - glorious. The spring weather begs for people to sit outside on the porch, yard or patio.

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  20. Change of venue for the senior potluckRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Gardner News and The Spring Hill New Era

    There will be a change of venue for the patrons who use the Gardner Senior Center. Due to the renovations which are set to begin, the daily meals will be served at the First Baptist Church, 324 East Shawnee St..

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