Marysville upends eighth grade

Marysville slipped past the Concordia eighth grade boys’ basketball team 38-36 Monday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium.
The game was tied at 6-6 after one quarter of play.
Marysville scored 10 points in the second stanza, and limited Concordia to six points, to take a 16-12 halftime advantage.
Concordia was outscored 16-13 in the third quarter, and trailed 32-25.
The Panthers gave up just six points in the final period, and scored 11, to close the gap to two points.
Cole Larsen hit four three-point shots in scoring 17 points for Concordia.
Ian Nordell added 14 points for the Panthers.
Marysville defeated the Concordia B-team, 34-20.
Concordia was down 20-9 at halftime.
Marysville scored 14 points in the second half to 11 for the Panthers.
Davin Strait had five points for Concordia.
Dalton Snyder, Ben Peltier and Jager Sieben had three points each.

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CNB is runner-up in State K-18 tournament

LUCAS – In what turned out to be a pitchers' duel, Beloit Blues downed Citizens National Bank 2-0 in the K-18 State Championship game here last night. Beloit scored the only two runs of the game in the third inning.  Billy Bechard pitched all seven innings for Citizens,... [More]

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Figgs resigns vice president position

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Prairie Pondering

Keeping watch . . . Off and on, for years, I have realized that the reasons we average citizens (anyhow a lot of us) know so little about our government is that we don't care. If we did, we'd read, inquire, seek  out one heck of a lot of information available to us.  A... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-24-15

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