Six ConKids wrestlers are individual champs

HILLSBORO — Led by six individual champions, the Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had 10 wrestlers place in the top four in the Hillsboro Takedown Tournament on Saturday.
Concordia wrestlers placing first include:
Zane Cuellar, 43 pounds, 6-and-under; Tristan Cuellar, 58 pounds, 6-and-under; Ian Ketterman, 88 pounds, 6-and-under; Keyan Miller, 75 pounds, 8-and-under; Wyatt Trost, 89 pounds, 10-and-under; and Jaiden Hinzman, 110 pounds, 10-and-under.
Braxtin Mason, 63 pounds, 8-and-under, and Shelby Giersch, 100 pounds, 10-and-under, placed second.
Drew Brown, 73 pounds, 8-and-under, finished third.
Cierra Cyre, 40 pounds, 6-and-under, placed fourth.

SPORTS

Thunderbirds sweep Fort Scott

FORT SCOTT — Kylie Trobee threw a  two-hit shutout as the Cloud County Community College softball team defeated Fort Scott 7-0 to complete a Jayhawk Conference Eastern Division doubleheader sweep on Saturday.  Trobee struck out seven and didn't walk any in the... [More]

Black downs Gold 113-90 in all-star game

 Bolting to a 20-point halftime lead, the Black team defeated the Gold team 113-90 in the NCK Boy's All-Star Basketball Game Sunday afternoon in Bryant Gymnasium.  Black led the game 61-41 at halftime, and outscored Gold 52-49 in the second half. Abe Elder, Nemaha Central,... [More]

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NEWS

For the record 3-20-15

Police Dept. Report Concordia Police Department is advising residents to not allow people they do not know into their home. As a precaution against possible scams, don't be afraid to ask for identification and call the organization strangers claim to represent to confirm that... [More]

Courthouse 3-27-15

District Court Small Claims Settled: M&D Properties received a judgment of $950 plus 12 percent per annum interest from Josephine E. Cox, Topeka. Tower Estates received a judgment of $3,702.50 from Shelbi Havel, Concordia. Mike's TV & Appliance received a judgment of... [More]

For the record 3-26-15

Sheriff's Dept. Report Arrests—Deputies arrested Brandin Tate, Miltonvale, March 19, on a Saline County Warrant for Probation Violation. Tate was booked into Cloud County Corrections. Deputies arrested Rebecca Wheeler, Concordia, March 19, on a Bond Revocation. Wheeler... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

A treasure nearly lost . . . Friday, My children keep reminding me I need to sort, really begin to sort. They aren't talking about money or jewelry or anything which would interest thieves.   That would be slim pickings for a thief.  It's stacks of obituaries... [More]

Letter to the Editor 3-27-15

Dear Editor,  It is our opinion that everyone in Concordia will suffer a financial loss and some (near the tower) will experience negative health effects if Horvath, Inc. is allowed to construct a 170 foot cell phone tower at 15th & Hill Street.  There are many... [More]

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