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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Birth

 Kacey and Michael Roe, Concordia, announce the birth of their identical twin sons, Collin Jeffery and Witten Michael, born Jan. 27, 2015. Collin weighed 5 pounds 7 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. Witten weighed 4 pounds 8 ounces and was 17.5 inches long. Collin and Witten... [More]

Book on Concordia tells town's colorful history

 Exploring the history of a town can be an interesting project, especially if it is the town in which you grew up.  That is what Dena Bisnette and Joe Gilliam have done in their recently published book, "Images of America, Concordia."  With numerous photos and... [More]

Kansas author to visit Frank Carlson Library

 Renowned Kansas author and storyteller Shelly Simoneau will make a personal appearance at the Frank Carlson Library for children grades K-6 at 10 a.m., Monday, March 16.  Quirky, character-building stories are Simoneau's specialty. She turns her own childhood experiences... [More]

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NEWS

CCCC receives $948,000 in grant funds

 Seven years after receiving a $984,000 grant from the Department of Energy, the Cloud County Community College board of trustees learned Tuesday night that money is finally in the bank.  The grant was used in 2008 to purchase two wind turbines that sit on the hill... [More]

Commission candidates address issues

 Candidates for Concordia city commission and Unified School District 333 board of education addressed issues during a forum sponsored by the Pros of Con at the Brown Grand Theatre Tuesday night.  Sam Sacco, Marty Tatum and Chuck Lambertz are vying for one open seat... [More]

County board presented petition opposing tower

County commissioners hear concerns of East Hills community members  Following a discussion with a group of homeowners from the East Hills community of  Concordia, Cloud County board of commissioners approved filing a request for an environmental review with the Federal... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds sweep Brown Mackie

 Racking up 28 runs, the Cloud County Community College softball team swept a home doubleheader from Brown Mackie College Tuesday.  Cloud County won the first game 19-2 in five innings, and shut out Brown Mackie 9-0 in the second game.  Brown Mackie took a 1-0... [More]

Four Concordia seniors to play in NCK All-Star games

 Four Concordia High School seniors have been selected to compete in the NCK All-Star boys' and girls' basketball games and volleyball match this weekend at Bryant Gymnasium, on the campus of Cloud County Community College.  Jace Coppoc and Chase Streeter will participate... [More]

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