Freshman girls lose

Holton defeated the Concordia freshman girls’ basketball team 48-14 on Saturday.
Concordia trailed 12-1 after one quarter of play.
Holton outscored the Panthers 12-2 in the second period to go up 24-3 at halftime.
The Wildcats added 12 points in the third quarter, to six for Concordia, and led 36-9.
Holton scored 12 points in the final period to five for the Panthers.
Karlie Blochlinger and Hunter Mendenhall scored four points each for Concordia.

SPORTS

Local gymnasts compete

DES MOINES, Iowa — Gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2014 Junior Olympics.  Katie Thompson, Concordia, captured first place in the all-around in the Level 7, 18-year-old division. She was first on the bars, first in the floor exercise,... [More]

Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]

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NEWS

Six appointed to arts commission

 Six people were appointed to the newly formed Concordia Arts Commission during Wednesday night's city commission meeting. City Manager Larry Uri said the idea for an arts commission came about because of a grant he is working on for a mural at the proposed Broadway Plaza... [More]

For the record 8-21-14

Police Dept. Report Accident—At 4 p.m., Aug. 20, officers investigated an accident in the 600 block of Washington involving vehicles driven by Savannah Brockelman and Leslie Freeman, both of Concordia.

For the record 8-20-14

Police Dept. Report Arrest—Officers arrested Erin Crawford, 21, Concordia, at 5:10 p.m., Aug. 19, in the 100 block of West 6th Street on a Cloud County Warrant for Failure to Comply. Crawford was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center. Fire Dept./EMS Report... [More]

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OPINIONS

In the Mean Time

 “Unconditional love–that's how God loves His children. What a comfort! Unconditional love–that's how He expects us to love others.  WHAT A CHALLENGE!”   As one would expect, the dictionary defines unconditional as “Limited by no conditions;... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Times not to be forgotten . . .  A recent headline declares “Music complements life.”  Does it ever! But the immediate reaction to that headline was thinking that, hopefully, we soon could be hearing early band practice. It gets me out of bed on lazy... [More]

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