CONNIE LYNN SJOLANDER

 CONNIE LYNN SJOLANDER
 Connie Lynn Sjolander, 43, Belleville, Kan., died Nov. 11, 2013, at Scandia.  Born April 9, 1970 in Belleville. Attended Concordia HS and completed CNA training. Survivors are her children, Shelby Ardella Sjolander; Tiffany Lynn Fees; parents, Charles (Bud) Sjolander and Jackie Sjolander; special friend, Raymond Fees; brothers, Rick and Mark; sister Madonna Spear; 2 grandchildren. Services, Thurs. Nov. 21, UM Church, Scandia. Inurnment in Poplar Grove Cemetery,Scandia. Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m., Wed. at Bachelor-Surber Funeral Home, Scandia.

OBITUARIES

PAULA DENISE STEPHENSON

Paula Denise Stephenson, age 52, lived in Umatilla, Fla., with sister Patricia Ledford. She passed away peacefully on Sept. 20, 2016, with her sister by her side. She was the daughter of Carolyn Foster S. Hoffman and Ellis Paul Stephenson (predeceased); as well as stepfather,... [More]

​J0LENE JANICE REAMES STRNAD

 Jolene Janice Reames Strnad was born on Nov. 10, 1956, in Concordia, Kan. She was the daughter of Eudyne Lemoine and Frances Janice (Fulmer) Reames. After a 2-1/2 year struggle with cancer, Jolene passed from this life on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at Salina Regional Health... [More]

FLORENCE "JEAN" TAYLOR

Florence "Jean" Taylor, age 80, died Sept. 16, 2016, at the Salina Regional Health Center. She was born April 7, 1936, in Miltonvale, Kan., to Andrew J. and Minnie E. (Smith) Hoard. Jean grew up in the Jewell County community. She married RayDean Tate on Feb. 14, 1953, in Mankato,... [More]

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NEWS

Concordia High School plans activities for Homecoming

Concordia High School has selected the following Homecoming king and queen candidates: Cole Larsen, Jordan Eshbaugh, Matthew James, Alex Wilcox, Devin Kymer, Mariah Blazek, Ian Nordell, Lydia Knapp, Braden Brownell and Zoe Brichalli. Homecoming week will be celebrated Sept, 26-30... [More]

Commission approves malt beverage license, demolition request

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From vacant lot to outdoor public space, the Broadway Plaza opens Friday

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SPORTS

Panthers defeat Wamego twice

WAMEGO — Remaining unbeaten in North Central Kansas League play, the Concordia High School volleyball team swept a pair of matches from Wamego on Thursday. Concordia, ranked ninth in Class 4A-Division II, won the first match in three sets, 25-19, 22-25, 25-23. Cydney Bergmann... [More]

CHS tennis team place third

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