Flags committee plans Memorial Day services

 The Avenue of Flags committee met Monday evening at the American Legion post home and completed plans for Memorial services.
 A dedication of the new memorial wall will be at 11 a.m., Memorial Day, in the northwest corner of the Courthouse lawn next to the Eternal Flame memorial. Names of all Cloud County veterans killed in the wars will be on the wall.
 Large flags will be placed at Pleasant Hill Cemetery at 8 a.m., Monday, and taken down at 5 p.m. and folded at the American Legion post home.
Small flags will be placed on graves at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 25. Those who are helping should meet at the southwest corner at the veterans' memorial at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. All help is appreciated.




 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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County board approves installation of yield signs

Cloud County Board of Commissioners signed a resolution to install two yield signs at the intersection of 190th and Noble Roads Monday morning.  Andy Asch, Highway Administrator, presented the board of commissioners with the resolution during the Monday morning commissioners... [More]

Sprinkler system contains hot spot in AgMark dryer

 A hot spot in a grain dryer at the AgMark LLC load out facility was controlled by a sprinkler system installed about a year ago.  The hot spot was detected by an AgMark employee on Friday morning, and the sprinkler system was activated.  “It did just what... [More]

City employees honored for years of service

 At the City Commission meeting Wednesday night, six city employees were honored for their many years of service.  Each of the six honorees received a certificate of appreciation from the League of Kansas Municipalities, a program from the League's annual meeting that... [More]

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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]

Panthers tumble to Fort Riley

FORT RILEY — The Concordia eighth grade girls' basketball team lost 30-26 to Fort Riley on Monday.  Concordia led the game 8-4 after one quarter of play.  Fort Riley outscored the Panthers 10-6 in the second stanza to tie the game at 14-14 at halftime. Scoring... [More]

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