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.




 Biljana and Marko Presetnik, Westchester, Ill., announce the birth of their daughter, Alexandra Lee, born Oct. 31 at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital in Elmhurst, Ill. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19.5" long.  Maternal grandparents are Zorica and Slobodan Kostic,... [More]


 Dillon and Ali McNeil, Hays, announce the birth of their son, Griffin Lee McNeil, born  August 23, 2015,  in Hays, Kan. He weighed 7 lbs., 13.5 ounces and was 19.5 inches long.  Maternal grandparents are Nick & Lori Adkins, Clifton, & Arvine Hiner,... [More]

Letter to the Editor 10-2-15

Dear Editor,    My sister and I would like to thank everyone for the incredible weekend we enjoyed courtesy of the Cloud County Historical Society, and the Concordia Fall Fest. The parade was great fun, as was the ice cream social at the museum. It was gratifying to... [More]

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Courthouse 11-25-15

District Court CRIMINAL Everardo Escamilla-Valdivia appeared Nov. 23 and was found guilty of speeding, 80/70 and no driver's license on person. For the speeding charge, he was ordered to pay a fine of $45 and costs of the action, $108. For the no driver's license charge, he was... [More]

Snow people displays add holiday touch to Downtown

It's amazing what truly creative people can do with some unwanted boxes, scrap lumber and a few items that show up in the garage, yard or basement. Those who want proof have only to walk down main street in Concordia and take a look at the snow people displays in front of Threads,... [More]

Seventh grade girls fall to Abilene, 31-14

ABILENE — Abilene defeated the Concordia seventh grade girls' basketball team 31-14 on Tuesday. Concordia trailed Abilene 7-1 at the end of the first quarter. Abilene scored seven points in the second period to four for the Panthers, and led 14-11 at halftime. Concordia... [More]

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Thunderbirds cruise to 91-52 win over Larks

Bolting to a big lead, the Cloud County Thunderbirds cruised to a 91-52 win over Hesston College Tuesday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County scored the first 16 points of the game, and held Hesston scoreless for better than six minutes on its way to a fourth consecutive victory.... [More]

Thunderbirds rally to defeat pesky Ichabods, 73-67


 It took the Cloud County Thunderbirds more work than expected to get through their final tuneup prior to the start of Jayhawk Conference play.  Cloud County needed a barrage of three-point baskets during a seven minute stretch in the second half to rally past a pesky... [More]

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