Eighth grade gets win

 The Concordia eighth grade volleyball team defeated Beloit in straight sets Thursday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium.
Concordia won the first set 25-19, and took the second set, 25-14.
Laken Schroeder had five service aces for Concordia. Brynn Brummett, Cydney Bergmann and Zaide Thoman had three aces each.
The Concordia B-team got past Beloit in three sets, 17-25, 25-19, 15-8.
Concordia split a C-team match with Beloit, winning the first set 25-18 and losing the second 25-19.
The Concordia seventh grade posted a 25-20, 25-20 victory over Beloit.
Mykah Eshbaugh had three service aces for the Panthers.
Concordia fell in three sets in the B-team match, 22-25, 25-9, 15-9.
The Panthers were beaten in a C-team match, 26-24, 25-16.

SPORTS

Rall pitches T-Birds past Pratt

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 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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NEWS

City set to revise animal codes

By Jessica LeDuc Blade staff writer  The city of Concordia's restrictions on specific breeds of dogs – as well as other types of animals – will soon go by the wayside. The ordinance to completely revise the city's animal codes was tabled at Wednesday night's... [More]

Courthouse 4-17-14

District Court CIVIL Settled:  In the case of Jessica Sherwood vs. A. Retta Waite, Concordia, judgment was entered in favor of the Defendant. Waite received judgment of $2,773.84 for rental property she owned. Costs of $109.80 were assessed to Sherwood. Judgment shall bear... [More]

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]

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OPINIONS

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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