Birth

Ceanna Hamilton and Crockett Stortz, Concordia, announce the birth of their daughter, Brecklynn Chevelle, born Jan. 3, 2013, at the Republic County Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.
Grandparents are Judy and Jeffrey Womack and Jill Stortz, Concordia; Eddie Hamilton, Park City; and Dave Stortz, Smith Center. Great-grandparents are Karen Brown, Steve and Judy Womack and Marge Widen, Concordia; Ursula Hamilton, Delphos.



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In the Mean Time

 A taste of “Pickles.”  In this episode, Grandpa is giving some advice to his daughter,”Sylvia, maybe you should try being a little less critical of Dan.  You know what they say. . . before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their... [More]

Police Department to present 'How the Grinch stole Christmas'

 Concordia Police Department will present "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 15, at the Brown Grand Theatre.  This will be a live version of one of the most beloved of Christmas stories. Admission is free.

Concordia's Brown Grand Players will present 'A Tuna Christmas'

 After three years' absence  because of renovations taking place at the Brown Grand Theatre, the Brown Grand Players will be back on stage with the holiday-themed comedy, "A Tuna Christmas," Dec. 18-19 and 21. Sue Sutton is the director.  The play focuses on the... [More]

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NEWS

Trustees deny early retirement requests

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  After 45 minutes of executive sessions, two Cloud County Community College employees were denied early retirement by the board of trustees Tuesday night.  Joan Robison, instructor in early childhood education, and Linda Peterson,... [More]

For the record 12-17-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 7:28 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 went to the 500 block of west 7th and transported a 91-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center. At 8:15 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 went to 2100 N. 170th Road and transported an 82-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.... [More]

County approves contract to house inmates

 Following a discussion with Sheriff Brian Marks and jail administrator Amber Lindberg, Cloud County commissioners Monday approved allowing the chairman to sign a contract with Kansas Department of Corrections to house inmates at a rate of $30 per day until renegotiated.... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers open league play with win over Bulldogs

MARYSVILLE — Concordia's interior scoring trumped Marysville's outside shooting. Marysville knocked down 11 three-point baskets, but a career night by Ian Nordell in the paint helped propel Concordia to a 76-64 North Central Kansas League victory on Tuesday night.  Nordell,... [More]

CHS girls defeat Marysville, 64-49

MARYSVILLE — Taking their show on the road for the first time this season, the Concordia Panthers were a hit. Four players scored in double figures to lead Concordia to a 64-49 North Central Kansas League win over Marysville on Monday night. It was the third consecutive... [More]

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