IRENA FOGELBERG

 IRENA FOGELBERG
 Irena Mae Fogelberg, 92, Scandia, died Nov. 10, 2013, at Belleville. Born in December 1920 at Norway, Kan., to Grant and Lottie (Fike) Skidmore. She married Richard Fogelberg, April 13, 1939, & was his partner in their farm & cattle business. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Scandia. Survivors: daughters, Carol Homan, Dianne Fogelberg; 9 grandchildren; 10 gr-grandchildren. Preceded by: parents; husband; sister, Pauline Bureman; sons, Larry and Harvey Fogelberg; 2 grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m., Nov. 15, Scandia United Methodist Church. Interment: Poplar Grove Cemetery, Scandia. Luncheon for friends & family to follow. Memorials: Scandia United Methodist Church. Condolences: www.bachelor-surber.com.

OBITUARIES

GARY W. CHAMPLIN

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 GARY W. CHAMPLIN  Gary W. Champlin, 78 years of age, of Tempe, Ariz., passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Friendship Village in Tempe. He was born in Jamestown, Kan., on May 9, 1936, to R. Harold and Mildred “Nell” (Moffett) Champlin. Gary graduated... [More]

VERNON DONALD HAWS

 VERNON DONALD HAWS  Vernon Donald Haws, 90, Livingston, Texas, died Jan. 31, 2008, in Livingston. Born Jan. 24, 1918, in Kansas City, Kan. to Frederick George & Mary Ella Readshaw. He was a former Belleville Telescope employee and also had a print shop and appliance... [More]

LORETTA HOOD LOWELL

 Loretta Hood Lowell, age 87, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her home in Concordia. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 25, 2014, at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from... [More]

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NEWS

For the record 7-21-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 9:23 a.m., Friday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to a smoke alarm activation in the 200 block of West 9th. There was no fire. At 2:33 p.m., Friday, Medic-5,Truck-2 responded to the 400 block of East 9th for a medical call. There was no transport. At 12:37... [More]

For the record 7-18-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 11:17 a.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to the 2000 block of N. 120th Road and transported an 82-year-old male patient to Cloud County Health Center. At 12:14 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to Nicol Home, Glasco, and transported a 77-year-old female... [More]

Funding for downtown project approved

By Jessica LeDuc Blade staff writer  The Concordia city commission took final action Wednesday night to establish a Tax Increment Financing plan for the City's Downtown Redevelopment Project. The passage of the ordinance is the final step needed to use TIF funds for the... [More]

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SPORTS

CNB avenges lone loss, wins East Regional

OSBORNE — Avenging its only loss of the season, Citizens National Bank thumped Washington County 9-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball East Regional on Saturday night. Washington County had beaten Citizens National Bank in the title game of the league tournament... [More]

Junior golfers record first place finishes

 Four junior golfers from Concordia recorded first-place finishes in the league competition.  Two tournaments were played in Concordia, and one in Clay Center. The low scores were counted.  Brennen Acree, Concordia, placed first in the high school boys' division... [More]

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