James named to All-NCKL team

Megan James, a 5'8” junior on the Concordia High School girls basketball team was named to the All-North Central Kansas League team
Tristen Leiszler a 5'6” sophomore received All-NCKL honorable mention.
Joining James on the All-NCKL team were: Kaylee Page, Jr, Wamego; Lanie Page, So. Wamego; Abi Degenhardt, Jr, Marysville; Tristin Wicks, Jr, Marysville; Alyx Bloom, Sr, Clay Center; Alyssa Steppe, Sr, Clay Center; Macy Franson, So, Clay Center; Kiley Crider, Sr, Abilene; and Belle Barbieri, Fr, Abilene.
Also receiving honorable mention were: Rikki Alderson, Sr, Wamego; Lakyn Rowden, Sr, Wamego; Dani Schwarz, Sr, Marysville; Jordan Woods, Sr, Chapman; Lindsey Hurford, So, Chapman; Macey Dieckmann, So, Clay Center; Holly Cooper, Sr, Clay Center; and Courtney Geist, Jr, Abilene.

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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