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.


Jones, T-Birds blank Pratt

Freshman goalkeeper Calum Ellis Jones provided the play in net that allowed the 10th-ranked Cloud County Community College soccer to remain unbeaten by shutting out Pratt Community College 1-0 in a home match Wednesday afternoon. Jones recorded eight saves in the match, including... [More]

Thunderbirds fall to Saints

LIBERAL — Seward County moved to the top of the Jayhawk Conference Division I standings by defeating the Cloud County Thunderbirds in three close sets on Wednesday night. The Saints, now 21-9 overall, improved to 12-2 in the conference and a half a game ahead of Colby (11-2).... [More]

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City hears update on airport master plan

The Concordia city commission heard an update on the Blosser Municipal Airport master plan from Brad Waller representing Alfred Benesch & Company, Manhattan, at its regular meeting Wednesday evening. Waller said that the direct impact of the airport on the Concordia economy... [More]

For the record 10-20-16

Police Dept. report Theft — Marilyn Pierce, Concordia, reported a theft that had occurred in the 200 block of West 18th at 7:10 p.m., Oc. 19. Investigation continues.   EMS report Calls for Oct. 19 At 10:31  M-1 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance... [More]

Bronze statue recognizing Orphan Train riders unveiled

A bronze statue recognizing Orphan Train riders Ethel and Elmer Barney was unveiled at Britt's Fountain and Gifts on Tuesday. Purchased by Brian and Amanda Strait, the statue is the second to be placed in Downtown Concordia as part of an effort initiated by the National Orphan... [More]

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Letter to the Editor 10-14-16

Dear Editor,  Relay for Life 2016 in the books. Saturday October 8th, 2016 turned out to be a very beautiful Fall day. The day started out warm and cooled off as the survivors showed up to start off the 2016 Relay for Life survivor lap to start the festivities. Boy Scout... [More]

Prairie Pondering

 Taking our flag to a moral dry cleaning . . . Watching Trump reminds me of earlier days while trying to get more background in order to understand him. His mother was a native of Scotland–the northernmost part, cold, poverty everywhere, young women desperately trying... [More]

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