ELVA ANN (NELSON) HOLMAN

ELVA ANN (NELSON) HOLMAN
Elva Ann (Nelson) Holman, Age 95, of Apple Valley, Minn., passed away peacefully late December 23, 2012.  Elva was born in Concordia and attended Kansas State University.  She married Arthur Vernon Holman June 13, 1942.  She had lived in several cities during her lifetime including Kansas City, Hot Springs Village and suburbs of Minneapolis-St. Paul.  
 Her parents, Mabel (Olson) and Lawrence Nelson, as well as her sisters, Dorothy (Warren) St. Pierre, Ruby (Elmo) St. Pierre and Ruth (Wilson) Carlgren all preceded her in death.  She is survived by her husband Vern; her daughter Mary (Roger) Kathol; grandchildren Heather (Russell) Peck, Spencer (Sara) and Austin (Summer) Kathol; great-grandchildren Jillian and Tobin Peck; nieces Mary Ann (Ken) Palmquist, Joyce (Jim) Coppoc, Beth (Mark) Whisler, Sandy (Roger) Sample; and many other beloved relatives.
A Memorial Service will be held 3 p.m., Jan. 19, at the Commons on Marice, 1380 Marice Drive, Eagan, MN.

OBITUARIES

JAMES L. "JIM" SJOGREN

James L. “Jim” Sjogren, age 74, died on Monday. May 2, 2016, in his home on the family farm north of Concordia, Kan. Jim was born June 3, 1941, in Concordia to Lawrence A. and Dorothy L. (Nicol) Sjogren. Jim attended Sibley School and graduated from Concordia High... [More]

EVA V. HOTALING

 Eva V. Hotaling, age 95, longtime Concordia resident, died  Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at the Sunset Nursing Home. She was born September 17, 1920, in Hayden, Colo., to Floyd C. and Eva L. (Gibbons) Brown.  She graduated from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kan., in... [More]

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NEWS

Keeping the ball rolling

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Police Dept. Report Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 11:50 p.m., April 28, which had occurred in the 1400 block of Lincoln involving vehicles driven by Brian Hoober, Concordia, and Mataya Land, Belleville. Officers investigated an accident at 2 p.m., April... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers split with Bulldogs in NCKL doubleheader

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 Concordia junior Cole Larsen continued his dominance on the mound, but the Panthers continued to struggle in the second game of a doubleheader.  Larsen, who is 6-0 in the season with an earned run average under 1.00, tossed a two-hitter as Concordia shut out Marysville... [More]

Bulldogs shut down Panthers

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Limited to one run on four hits, the Concordia High School softball team dropped both ends of a North Central Kansas League doubleheader to Marysville Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Shelby Downard shut the Panthers out on two hits as Marysville won the first game of... [More]

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