Birth

Ben and Wendi Letourneau, Beloit, announce the birth of their son, Vincent Norman Letourneau, born March 18, 2013, at Mitchell County Hospital in Beloit. He weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces and was 19 3/4" long. Vincent has five siblings: Jane, Jonas, Canaan, Grant and Samuel.
Maternal grandparents are Larry Mespelt and Sarah Hanson, both of Clarkston, Wash. Paternal grandparents are Henry and Denise Letourneau, Concordia. Great-grandparents are William Foerschler, Chapman; Norman and Betty Proffitt and Carl and Jane Carpenter, all of Baker City, Ore.

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Student luminary

Hannah L. Haist, Concordia, has been named to the fall semester Dean's Honor Roll at Washburn University. To be named to the list, a student must be enrolled in at least 12 graded semester credit hours and attain a semester grade point average between 3.4 and 3.99.

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.

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NEWS

Winners announced in lighting contest

 Winners of the Concordia Christmas Lighting Contest were decided earlier this week with Leroy Dickinson and Dan Wheatley, 719 W. 6th street winning the first place award of a $100 Chamber gift certificate.  Second place of a $75 Chamber gift certificate went to Rickey... [More]

Courthouse 12-19-14

District Court District Court CRIMINAL  Jared W. Shuler appeared Dec. 17 and was found Guilty and convicted of Big Game Permit Violation. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a reduced fine of $250, costs of the action, $108 by Jan. 28,... [More]

Commission approves bond sale for dam projects

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  The Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.2 million in general obligation bonds to fund construction of the Plum Road and 21st Street dams Wednesday night. Chuck Boully with George K. Baum & Co., Wichita, told the Commission... [More]

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SPORTS

Cowboys pound out 67-58 victory over Panthers

 What the Concordia Panthers wanted to do defensively against the Abilene Cowboys they were unable to do. Concordia wanted to make the Cowboys score from the perimeter, and keep them out of the lane. Abilene made one three-point basket and 12 free throws, and the remaining... [More]

Panthers fall short against Cowgirls

 It was the little things that thwarted a furious fourth quarter rally by the Concordia Panthers. Trailing Abilene by as many as 15 points in the final period, the Panthers were down 58-44 with just under four minutes to play. Concordia would cut the deficit to five points,... [More]

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