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

PATRICIA "PATTY" L. GROUNDS

 PATRICIA "PATTY" L. GROUNDS  Patricia “Patty” L. Grounds, Concordia resident, age 53, entered into rest on January 25, 2015 at Mount Joseph Senior Village in Concordia. She was born April 30, 1961, in Wichita, Kan., to Stanley Albert and Rosalie (Houghton)... [More]

RITA A. MANS

 RITA A. MANS  Rita A. Mans, 91, of Osborne, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Mrs. Mans was born in Scottsville, Kan., on Feb. 11, 1923, the daughter of the late Fred Hubert and Elizabeth Marie (Selting) Eilert. She was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Osborne,... [More]

WILLY (WILFRED) JOHN PELTIER

 WILLY (WILFRED) JOHN PELTIER  Willy (Wilfred) John Peltier, 69, of Pratt, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at South Wind Hospice at Pratt, Kan.  He was born on Dec. 18, 1945, in Concordia, Kan., the only child of John Mitchell Peltier and Addie Philomena (Comeau)... [More]

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NEWS

Trustees approve funds for bleachers

 The renovation of Arley Bryant Gymnasium is moving forward after the Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved a $218,000 bid Tuesday night to replace the bleachers.  The replacement of the bleachers is part of a $450,000 gym renovation project. In... [More]

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Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Joseph Lopez, 32, Concordia, at 6:30 p.m., Jan. 27, in the 500 block of East 16th on a Cloud County Warrant for Domestic Battery. He was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.

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District Court CRIMINAL Shelby Lynne Nelson appeared Jan. 26 and was found Guilty and convicted of Disorderly Conduct. She was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay the costs of this action, $158, and a fine of $100 by Feb. 25. Her sentence was suspended... [More]

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SPORTS

Thomas delivers as T-Birds clip Cougars, 95-94

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 The ball was where the Cloud County Thunderbirds wanted it — in the hands of point guard Devon Thomas — and as he had all night, Thomas delivered.  With the T-Birds trailing 25th-ranked Barton Community College 94-93, Thomas took an inbounds pass with 4.6... [More]

Cougars hand T-Birds fourth consecutive defeat

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 Outscored 30-8 over the final 5:59 of the first half and the first 7:57 of the second, the Cloud County Thunderbirds suffered their fourth consecutive Jayhawk Conference Western Division loss, 73-56, to the Barton Community College Cougars Wednesday night in Bryant Gymnasium.... [More]

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