Stacy and Travis Charbonneau, Morganville, announce the birth of their daughter, Tymber Raegan Charbonneau, born March 4 at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan. She weighed 7 pounds 6 ounces and was 20" long. Tymber has three brothers, Taybon 7, Blaize 5 and Tucker 2.
Maternal grandparents are Steve and Cindy Kahrs, Clay Center. Paternal grandparents are Mark and Theresa Charbonneau, Clay Center, and Joyce Trumble, Green. Great-grandparents are Barbara Cleveland, El Dorado; and Gene and Esther Lahodny, Concordia; Armand and Roseanna Charbonneau, Marysville; and Ronnie Roberts, Clay Center.
On July 1st, 24 years ago, Funk Pharmacy opened in their current location. This year, the pharmacy celebrated by officially changing ownership. Robb and Meredith Rosenbaum, originally from the Kansas City area, purchased Funk Pharmacy after falling in love with Concordia.... [More]
Laura and Bryan Armendariz, Chapman, announce the birth of their son, Lancaster Ricardo Armendariz, born May 20, 2015, at Salina Regional Health Center. He weighed 8 pounds , 6 oz. and was 20 1/4" long. Lancaster... [More]
Lisa Marie Burchett and Dustin Brown, Concordia, announce the birth of their son, Jonathyn Orion Brown, born June 1 at Republic County Hospital, Belleville. He weighed six pounds and was 19" long. Jonathyn's siblings are Harley 3, and Lori, 2. Maternal grandparents are... [More]
A great place to buy fireworks since 2002, Kent and Julie Smith's fireworks stand attracts people from all over. Along with a set of regular customers from the area, people from Texas and Nebraska stopped by once and just keep coming back. "Fourth of... [More]
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The Concordia city commission took no action Wednesday night on a bid for the construction of Broadway Plaza. On Tuesday, the city received only one bid for the construction of the Plaza – from Budreau Construction, Clyde – in the amount of $862,300. City... [More]
Beloit scored a run in the top of the ninth inning to squeeze out a 3-2 and complete a sweep of the Concordia Blues in an American Legion Baseball doubleheader Wednesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. The game was tied at 2-2 through seven innings of play.... [More]
Citizens National Bank gave up just two runs in beating F&A Food Sales twice in a K-18 Baseball doubleheader Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. Billy Bechard tossed a two-hitter as Citizens National Bank won the first game, 8-0. He struck out eight... [More]
- 16th Street Car Wash tops Lions in title game, 13-8
- CNB sweeps Republic County
- Citizens knocks off Clifton-Clyde twice
- Concordia Blues pick up pair of wins over Linn
- 16th Street , Legion post wins
- Concordia Swim Team competes at York
- Leiszler, Miller named All-NCKL
- Lions knock off Knights of Columbus