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

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]

CNB edges Hoisington, advances to state title game

LUCAS — Citizens National Bank advanced to the championship game of the 64th Annual K-18 Baseball State Tournament by slipping past Hoisington 10-8 in the semifinals on Sunday night. The fourth seed out of the East Regional, Citizens National Bank downed Phillipsburg 13-1... [More]

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NEWS

Plans in works for National Night Out

Concordia neighborhoods will observe National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 4 in a number of ways.  Potlucks, ice cream socials and other kinds of parties are planned to mark the occasion. Nine neighborhoods have officially registered to be a part of what's called "America's... [More]

For the record 7-31-15

Police Dept. Report Accident–Officers investigated an Accident at 12:50 p.m., July 30, which had occurred in the 1000 block of Lincoln involving a vehicle driven by Carey Casper, Wells, and property owned by Dairy Queen. Arrest––Officers arrested Heath Parsons,... [More]

Courthouse 7-30-15

District Court LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Nex-Tech Wireless, LLC received a judgment of $1,104.46 plus interest and costs from Brenda Marcotte, Concordia. Nex-Tech received a judgment of $3,379.44 plus interest and costs from K'Lynn Barr, Concordia. Mike Strong Inc. dba Mike's Payday... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

 We will survive . . .  Not long ago, an article appeared in the Christian Science Monitor discussing American families who have provided plural presidents in America's history.  Google was not a bit helpful, and age has not done one good thing for my memory.... [More]

In the Mean Time

(Reprinted from December 2000)  A surgeon, an engineer and a politician were debating which of their professions was the oldest.  “Eve was made from Adam's rib,” said the surgeon, “and that, of course, is a surgical procedure.”  “Yes,”... [More]

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