Karl and Melanie Bergstrom, Salina, announce the birth of their son, Brody Shawn, born Nov. 15, at Salina Regional Medical Center. He weighed eight pounds and was 20 1/2" long. Brody has two brothers, Bradyn, 4, and Bryce, 1.
Grandparents are Lyle and Doris Bergstrom, Courtland, and Craig and Nancy Allison, Lyons. Great-grandparents are Bonnie Allison, Lyons, and the Rev. and Mrs. August Homburg, Ellis.
Kevin and Julie Simpson, Overland Park, announce the birth of their daughter, Audrey Marie Simpson, born Feb. 3, 2015, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center. She weighed 4 pounds 4 ounces and was 17" long. Grandparents are James and Jacqueline Koch, Clyde; Brenda... [More]
ROLLA, Mo.—Casey Zimmerman, Concordia, graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology during commencement ceremonies in December at the Gale Bullman Building on campus. Zimmerman, who was named to the honor list for the 2014 Fall semester, earned a Bachelor... [More]
Jeff and Kristina Kindel, Aurora, announce the birth of their sixth child, a daughter, Arbor Bernadine, born Jan. 2, 2015, at Salina Regional Health Center. She weighed 7 pounds 15 ounces and was 20" long. Arbor has five siblings—Astoria, Bergun, Acacia, Burke... [More]
Sheriff Brian Marks and Amber Lindberg, jail administrator, reported to Cloud County commissioners at their meeting Monday that two representatives of the Kansas Department of Corrections visited the Law Enforcement Center last Friday and were pleased with the facility.... [More]
A two-vehicle crash north of Concordia Saturday morning sent two people to the hospital. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 1995 Ford truck driven by Robin Davern, Clyde, was westbound on Union Road shortly after 10 a.m. when she failed to stop at the stop... [More]
A documentary about former Concordia Blade-Empire columnist Marion Ellet will receive an award for excellence during the 2015 Broadcast Education Association's Festival of Media Arts in Las Vegas on April 12. Thomas Nelson, associate professor of communications at... [More]
SALINA — Concordia’s Zach Strait and Cameron Miller picked up wins in the Class 4A state wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at the Bicentennial Center. Strait, a freshman, went 2-2 in the 106-pound class. Miller, a junior making his third consecutive trip to... [More]
Putting the frustrations of the regular season behind them, the Cloud County Thunderbirds went on the road and upset Barton Community College 84-81 in the opening round of the Region 6 Tournament Saturday night. Cloud County, which was beaten 78-69 by Barton in the final... [More]