Birth

Curtis and Emily Demars, Salina, announce the birth of their daughter, Irelynn O'Neil, born Wednesday, Oct. 31. She weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces and was 19" long. Irelynn has a brother, John, and a sister, Casey.
Grandparents are Lisa Faidley, Minneapolis; Neil Phalen, Salina; Dave and Vicki Demars, Concordia. Great-grandparents are Mary Phalen and Wanda Urguhart, Wichita; and Bob Nelson, Jamestown.

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Letter to the Editor 9-16-16

Dear Editor,  A recent Hutchinson News editorial featured in the Blade’s “What others are saying” referred to the consequences of Gov. Brownback’s reduced support for the arts in Kansas. As a state, Kansas lags behind the nation in its support and... [More]

Prairie Pondering

First overnight away from home . . .  Grandparents' Day was on the calendar again and I didn't see anything about it. In fact, I didn't realize they HAD a day until my first and second grade when grandkids dutifully made and sent notes about it. Now, they are long past... [More]

Birth

Greg and Tonya Deneault, Concordia, announce the birth of their son, Ryker Loy Deneault, born June 21 at Salina Regional Health Center. He weighed 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 20" long. Ryker has six  brothers, Cody Deneault, Brad Deneault, Dalton Forshee, Isaiah Deneault,... [More]

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NEWS

CCCC trustees approve security policy

A policy on campus security and procedures was approved by the Cloud County Community College board of trustees during its regular meeting on Tuesday night. Policy F29, which was discussed by the board during its August meeting, is necessary because the Kansas concealed carry... [More]

Bowers presents proclamation marking 150th anniversary

Sen. Elaine Bowers presented a proclamation to Florence Girard and the Cloud County board of commissioners when they met Monday morning. The proclamation recognizes Cloud County's 150th anniversary. Cloud County was officially declared a county Sept. 5, 1866. The proclamation... [More]

For the record 9-27-16

Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers arrested a 14-year-old juvenile at 8:31 a.m., Sept. 23, in the 400 block of West 10th Street. Juvenile was charged with one count of Battery and two counts Criminal Threat. Juvenile was assessed by juvenile intake and released. Officers... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers fall to No. 1 Abilene

ABILENE — Abilene, the top ranked volleyball team in Class 4A, handed the Concordia Panthers a pair of North Central Kansas League losses on Tuesday. Concordia fell 25-15, 25-11 to Abilene in the first match. Cydney Bergmann had seven kills and five digs for the Panthers.... [More]

Panthers win triangular

The Concordia High School girls' tennis team won the triangular it hosted on Tuesday. With a team dropping out of the meet, Concordia split its top 12 players into two teams. Concordia Red won the meet with 18 points. Concordia White was second with nine. Beloit also scored nine... [More]

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