Two ConKids wrestlers place first

HILLSBORO — Led by two individual champions, the Concordia Kids Wrestling Club had 10 wrestlers place in the top four at the Hillsboro Takedown Tournament on Saturday.
Carter Eakins placed first in the 52-pound class in the 6-and-under division.
Koby Koch finished first in the 53-pound class in the 8-and-under division.
Wyatt Trost, 100 pounds, 100-and-under, placed second.
Third-place finishers include:
Chris LaPolice, 43 pounds, 6-and-under; Braxtin Mason, 70 pounds, 8-and-under; Ian Ketterman, 101 pounds, 8-and-under; and Shelby Giersch, 116 pounds, 10-and-under.
Fourth-place finishers include:
Easton Swihart, 56 pounds, 8-and-under; Austen Huehl, 75 pounds, 10-and-under; and Thomas Genereux, 70 pounds, 10-and-under.

SPORTS

Cloud County Co-op downs Funk Pharmacy in title game

 Cloud County County knocked off Funk Pharmacy 10-1 in the championship game of the Concordia Recreation Girls' Softball Tournament Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.  Zoe Bechard pitched a one-hitter and Abby Fredrickson and Courtney Mansfield combined... [More]

Concordia swimmers place in home meet

CONCORDIA -- 9 swim teams met in Concordia on Saturday, June 27 for the Concordia Invitational.  They were the Concordia Hurricanes, Clay Center Tigersharks, Beatrice Barracudas, Seward Swim Club, Washington County Swim Team, Fairbury Wave Breakers, York Dolphins, Wilber... [More]

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NEWS

Board rescinds moratorium motion

The Cloud County board of commissioners voted to rescind its motion from the June 15 meeting, which had asked Cloud County Attorney Rob Walsh to impose a 180-day moratorium to study cell phone tower locations. The vote earlier this month had come following a meeting with concerned... [More]

Tree care becomes full-time occupation for McNutt

 When Paul McNutt, owner and manager of Paul's Tree Care, moved to Concordia from San Diego in 1999, tree care was just supposed to be a side-job.  By 2007, after a severe ice storm, McNutt had so much business, he decided to quit his job at Cunningham Telephone and... [More]

School board approves transfer of funds

During its end of the year closeout meeting, the Unified School District 333 board of education approved the transfer of $474,815.25 from the general fund. The transfer is pending a payment of $6,300 from the Kansas Department of Education for career and technical education.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, We have been 31 years in our home on the 600 block of East 15th Street, bought with a wonderful country view. Now we have a tower to look at less than 100 feet from our home. What a sad, sad day. Bo & Susan Hubert

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, It's a shame that, in today's world, greed has replaced neighborly values.  Today, our neighborhood is a recipient of a 170-foot cell tower.  When your neighbors' safety and property is compromised for personal gain, it's a sad day.  We will all miss... [More]

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