SEAN MICHAEL LESPERANCE

SEAN MICHAEL LESPERANCE
 Sean Michael Lesperance, 37, Riley, Kan. died Aug. 19, 2013, at Mercy Regional Health Center in Manhattan. He was born in Salina, July 19, 1976, to Michael Paul and Margaret Jane (Fate) Lesperance. Survivors: daughter, Cierra Lesperance; his companion, Kelsey Hanzlicek; his father, Michael Lesperance; mother, Margaret Mall and husband Douglas; brothers, Josh Mall & companion Mandy; Colton Mall; sister, Maura Mall; grandmother, Charlene Lesperance, 4 nieces; one nephew, aunts, uncles, cousins,friends. Services: 10:30 a.m., Aug. 23, Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home, Riley. Burial at a later date in St. Concordia Cemetery in Concordia. Condolences: www.pfeifleyfuneralhome.com.

OBITUARIES

VIRGINIA A. STOKES

Virginia A. Stokes, 87, of Formoso, Kan., passed away Jan. 12, 2017 at the Republic County Hospital, Belleville, Kan. She was born on Aug. 27, 1929 in Wathena, Kan. to Samuel W. & Aurea M. (Meidinger) Lehman. Virginia grew up in rural Wathena & graduated from Wathena... [More]

EVA B. ALEXANDER

Eva B. Alexander died Jan. 11, 2017, at the Mount Joseph Senior Village, Concordia, Kan. She was born Nov. 4, 1919, in Clyde, Kan., to Joseph and Matilda (Breault) Charbonneau. Eva was a Clyde High School graduate, Class of 1938. She then graduated from nurses training in 1945... [More]

KALYN R. PEARSON

Kalyn R. Pearson, age 42, of Concordia, Kan., left this earthly life on Sat., Jan. 7, 2017 at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, Kan. She was born on April 2, 1974 in Belleville, Kansas to Charles (Chuck) & Sue (McDonald) Collins. Kalyn graduated from Concordia High School... [More]

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NEWS

Bed bugs the topic of Community Needs Forum

Talk about nervous laughter… “The nursery rhyme ‘Nighty, night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite’ — it’s real,” said Mike Lambert to begin his presentation Friday. And his audience of more than 60 people at the Community... [More]

Concordia Technologies LLC purchases manufacturing plant

A Concordia manufacturing plant that closed its doors in December will be reopening soon under new ownership. Roy Applequist on Thursday announced that a contract was signed to acquire the land, building and equipment of the Ljungstrom Division of the ARVOS Group plant in Concordia.... [More]

Dr. Garlow selected as chief of staff

Dr. Daniel Garlow, M.D., has been elected by his fellow providers as the new Chief of Staff for Cloud County Health Center. Practicing family medicine and providing a wide array of services at the Family Care Clinic, Dr. Garlow was born and raised in Concordia. Dr. Garlow was... [More]

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SPORTS

CCCC has 12 qualify for nationals

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Cloud County Community College men's and women's track and field teams opened the indoor season at the Holiday Inn Open hosted by the University of Nebraska. Cloud County had 12 competitors post qualifying marks for the NJCAA Indoor Championships. Sophomore... [More]

Local wrestlers place

The Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had 12 wrestlers place in the top four at the 46th Little Apple Classic in Manhattan. Drake Blochlinger, 73 pounds, 8-and-under, and Carter Eakins, 67 pounds, 10-and-under, placed first in the tournament. Second-place finishers include: Landen... [More]

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