Ben and Jennifer Swenson, Lawrence, announce the birth of their son, Walter John Swenson, born Sept. 30, 2013, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 19 3/4" long.
 Grandparents are Richard and Denise Swenson, Concordia, and Ed and Lucille Heim, Hoxie. Great-grandparents are Melvin and Arlene Duensing, Marysville, and Gerald and Helen Heim, Hoxie.


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]


 Matt and Jennifer Hosie, Topeka, announce the birth of their daughter, Mattie Elizabeth Hosie, born June 8, 2015, at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/2" long. Mattie has one brother, Jake Medley, and three sisters, Abigail and... [More]

Rosenbaums purchase Funk Pharmacy

 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]

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Fire causes extensive damage to Concordia home

 Fire caused extensive damage to a Concordia home, 525 E. 13th St., early Sunday morning.  The Concordia Fire Department received a call from the homeowner at about 2 a.m. The first fire engine arrived at 2:04 a.m., and the fire was under control at 2:14. The last unit... [More]

For the record 10-12-15

Police Dept. Report Arrests—Officers arrested a 15-year-old juvenile at approximately 10:20 p.m., Oct. 9, in the 400 block of West 6th Street charging him with Minor in Consumption. He was released to his parents. Officers arrested Faithlyn Piggee, 18, Ardmore, Okla., at... [More]

Courthouse 10-9-15

District Court LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Central National Bank received a judgment of $68.43 from Walter P. Stimatze, Concordia. Mohawk Serving Inc. received $2,047.55 plus interest and costs from Rug & Wrap. Concordia. Central National Bank received a judgment of $317.05 plus... [More]

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Panthers blank Wamego for third straight win


 Power, finesse and a little trickery led to three touchdowns in the third quarter as the Concordia Panthers pulled away to a 27-0 North Central Kansas League win over Wamego Friday night at Harold M. Clark Stadium.  Concordia fullback  Karter Steinle pounded out... [More]

CHS wins Marysville Invitational

 Rattling off five consecutive wins after losing to Sabetha in the opening round of pool play, the Concordia High School volleyball team won the Marysville Invitational on Saturday.  Concordia bounced back from the loss to Sabetha to defeat Nemaha Central, Marysville... [More]

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