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.



PEOPLE

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

Concordia High School plans activities for Homecoming

Concordia High School has selected the following Homecoming king and queen candidates: Cole Larsen, Jordan Eshbaugh, Matthew James, Alex Wilcox, Devin Kymer, Mariah Blazek, Ian Nordell, Lydia Knapp, Braden Brownell and Zoe Brichalli. Homecoming week will be celebrated Sept, 26-30... [More]

Commission approves malt beverage license, demolition request

The Concordia city commission took action on two items during its regular meeting Wednesday night at City Hall. A request from the Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce for a temporary cereal malt beverage license was approved by the commission. The Chamber will operate a beer garden... [More]

From vacant lot to outdoor public space, the Broadway Plaza opens Friday

In April of 1999 a devastating fire wiped out three buildings, housing five businesses, in Downtown Concordia. Once those buildings had been razed,  left behind was a lot that sat vacant for several years. An idea, that turned into a vision, grew into a plan and then became... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers defeat Wamego twice

WAMEGO — Remaining unbeaten in North Central Kansas League play, the Concordia High School volleyball team swept a pair of matches from Wamego on Thursday. Concordia, ranked ninth in Class 4A-Division II, won the first match in three sets, 25-19, 22-25, 25-23. Cydney Bergmann... [More]

CHS tennis team place third

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Recording fourth-place finishes in number one and two singles and number one and two doubles, the Concordia High School tennis team placed third in its invitational tournament on Thursday. Clay Center won the tournament with 40 points. Phillipsburg was second with 28 and Concordia... [More]

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