Eighth grade boys fall

Beloit handed the Concordia eighth grade boys' basketball team a 42-30 home loss on Monday.
Concordia trailed Beloit 6-2 at the end of the first quarter in its season opener.
Each team scored nine points in the second period, and Beloit led 15-11 at halftime.
Beloit poured in 17 points in the third quarter, to five for the Panthers, to make it 32-16.
Concordia added 14 points in the final period, and Beloit scored 10.
Billy Bechard paced the Panthers with 11 points. Garrett Lawrence added 10 points.
The Concordia B-team downed Beloit, 28-23.
Concordia trailed 11-10 at halftime.
The Panthers pumped in 18 points in the second half, and limited Beloit to 12 points.
Isaac Mehl led Concordia with 10 points. Torin Fellows added six points.

SPORTS

Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies

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Champlin places 60th at state

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NEWS

County board sets time for plan extension hearing

Following a discussion with Ashley McMillan Hutchinson, CloudCorp executive director, about the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, Cloud County commissioners Monday set 3:15 p.m., Nov. 10, as the time for a  public hearing for consideration for the plan extension. McMillan... [More]

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

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Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

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Prairie Pondering

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