ConKids has four individual champs

FAIRBURY, Neb. — Led by four individual champions, the Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had nine wrestlers place in the top two in the Fairbury Tournament on Saturday.
Competing in the fourth-grade division, Phoenix Vansant, 76 pounds; Caden Womack, 82 pounds; and Jaiden Hinzman, 110 pounds, placed first.
Shelby Giersch, 100 pounds, third-grade, also finished first.
Placing second include:
Chris LaPolice, 40 pounds, kindergarten; Koby Koch, 50 pounds, second grade; Ian Ketterman, 87 pounds, first grade; Thomas Genereux, 61 pounds, third grade; and Peyton Burross, 90 pounds, fifth grade.
At the Ellsworth Tournament,  Keyan Miller, 76 pounds, 8-and-under, captured first place.
Tryston Jochems, 115 pounds, 12-and-under, placed third.
Competing in the 6-and-under Kansas State Tournament, Ian Ketterman, 95 pounds, placed sixth.


Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt


 The Cloud County Community College baseball team split a Jayhawk Conference Western Division doubleheader with Pratt Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Cloud County won the first game, 4-1. Pratt outslugged the Thunderbirds 13-12 in the second game. Jesse Rall limited... [More]

Concordia girls finish fourth

ELLSWORTH — Megan James, Molly Adams and Maggie Lambert  recorded first-place finishes to help the Concordia Panthers to a fourth-place finish in the Ellsworth Invitational track and field meet Tuesday. James won the pole vault by clearing 9-0. She also placed sixth... [More]

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Sign-up has begun for disaster assistance

 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that starting April 15, eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.  "We implemented these programs in... [More]

For the record 4-16-14

Sheriff's Dept. Report Arrests—Deputies arrested Mark Fraser, Concordia, April 15, charging him with Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property, Theft and Trespassing. Fraser was transported to Cloud County Corrections. Deputies arrested Eric Johnson, Concordia, April 15, charging... [More]

Heart Choices banquet is May 1 at Motherhouse

The Annual Heart Choices Spring Banquet will be May 1 at the Nazareth Motherhouse, 13th and Washington, in Concordia. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the meal will begin at 7 p.m. followed by a program which will highlight activities and events that have taken place throughout... [More]

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Letter to the Editor 4-11-14

Dear Editor, Subject: Blowing out the candle  Abortion blows out the candle of the future. Everyone with a mind and a conscience knows this.     President Lincoln's words on the slavery issue apply. “I couldn't deny to someone else what I myself desire,... [More]

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