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.

PEOPLE

Birth

Adam and Tiera Maciejewski, Independence, Mo., announce the birth of their daughter, Lennox Louise Maciejewski, born April 7 in Liberty, Mo. She weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and was 19" long. Lennox has a sister, Jaiden, who is 7. Maternal grandmother is Robin Henshaw, Independence,... [More]

Student luminary

Student luminary SALINA—Kari Grogan, Concordia, has photography displayed in the Senior Photography Showcase at Kansas Wesleyan University Department of Art and the Gallery at KWU in Sams Hall of Fine Arts. Her exhibit features "The Everyday Objects" and "Who Are We, Really?"... [More]

Prairie Pondering

She tells it like it is . . .  I miss Anna Quindlen and her columns which she gave up sometime past in order to write successful novels, which she also did and does. Once in a blue moon I dip into her book, “Anna Quindlen Loud and Clear,”  a selection of... [More]

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NEWS

Keeping the ball rolling

For many in our community, golf is more than a pastime. For those ages 7-18, the Concordia golf course is a summer getaway during Junior Golf. During the school year, the high school golf team takes advantage of the home-green to perfect their game for upcoming competitions.... [More]

For the record 5-4-16

Police Dept. Report Accident—At 11:30 a.m., May 3, Officers investigated an accident which had occurred in the 100 block of East College Drive involving a vehicle owned by Miranda Housh, Glen Elder, and an unknown vehicle which left the scene prior to officers' arrival.... [More]

For the record 5-2-16

Police Dept. Report Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 11:50 p.m., April 28, which had occurred in the 1400 block of Lincoln involving vehicles driven by Brian Hoober, Concordia, and Mataya Land, Belleville. Officers investigated an accident at 2 p.m., April... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers split with Bulldogs in NCKL doubleheader

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 Concordia junior Cole Larsen continued his dominance on the mound, but the Panthers continued to struggle in the second game of a doubleheader.  Larsen, who is 6-0 in the season with an earned run average under 1.00, tossed a two-hitter as Concordia shut out Marysville... [More]

Bulldogs shut down Panthers

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Limited to one run on four hits, the Concordia High School softball team dropped both ends of a North Central Kansas League doubleheader to Marysville Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Shelby Downard shut the Panthers out on two hits as Marysville won the first game of... [More]

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