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

F&A Food Sales picks up two wins

F&A Food Sales swept a K-18 Baseball doubleheader from Clifton-Clyde Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. Alex Bonebrake tossed a two-hitter as F&A Food Sales rolled to an 11-1 victory in the first game. F&A Food Sales scored three runs in the bottom of... [More]

Cloud County Co-op, Funk Pharmacy win

Cloud County Co-op and Funk Pharmacy posted wins in Concordia Recreation Girls' Softball action Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. Scoring six runs in the second inning and seven in the third, Cloud County Co-op downed Subway, 13-3. Funk Pharmacy rolled to a 20-4... [More]

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NEWS

Credit hours at CCCC up 2.4%

 The Cloud County Community College Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting Tuesday night at 7 p.m. President Danette Toone and former Chairperson Ellen Anderson joined the meeting via conference call.  The Board of Trustees had the privilege of honoring Gene Johnson,... [More]

Legion expands fireworks show

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Courthouse 6-29-16

District Court CRIMINAL Jeffrey D. Howard appeared June 28 and was found Guilty and convicted of Driving While License Suspended, First Offense. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $100 and costs of the action, $108. His sentence... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

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Letter to the Editor 5-27-16

Dear Editor,  Last week, Gov. Sam Brownback announced his solution to the state’s budget problem, which includes significant cuts in KanCare, the state’s Medicaid program. There has been a flurry of inaccurate or incomplete information, and we need to set the... [More]

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