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The VIP Majestic 4 theater has reopened.

Cloud County is one of 66 Kansas cities and counties to be awarded Community Development Block Grant Response Supplement (CDBG-CV) funds.

Two new members of the Concordia city commission and a new Cloud County Sheriff will be elected this fall.
The filing deadline for partisan candidates expired at noon on Monday.


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Kassidy Leiszler, the first Concordia High School female wrestler to place in the Kansas High School Girls Wrestling State Championships, has signed to wrestle at Baker University.

Concordia High School junior Hunter Schroeder was named the recipient of the Outstanding Wrestler Award.

Postseason honors have been presented to members of the Concordia High School boys' basketball team.


Letter to the Editor:

Bites, Bits And Tidbits

    Tonight, three stories I hope you’ll enjoy. Hope you are surviving these trying times. I’ll see you on the street – look for the skinny guy wearing Nikes!  

"These are the times that try men's souls," Thomas Paine, writing under the pseudonym "Common Sense." This saying is from a pamphlet by Mr.


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Jeff and Ronda Gumm, Concordia, announced the engagement of their daughter, Jordynn, to Korey Welch, son of Dennis and Susie Welch, Haddam.

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Jim Coppoc is a common fixture at just about every sporting event in Concordia, from grade school athletics to college games.

Dynamic new transatlantic trio One for the Foxes will perform at the Brown Grand Theatre at 7 p.m. Wednesday.


Natalie Delforge, 88, died Mon., May 24, 2020, in Texas. She was born Mary Elizabeth Natalea Leckberg in Concordia, Kan. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Virginia L. (Venning) Ransopher, age 97, entered into rest on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at the Park Villa Nursing Home, Clyde, Kansas.

Ethel Luana (Galloway) Vaughan was born on July 23, 1919, at the family farm, located two miles north of Jamestown in Cloud County, Kan. She died May 25, 2020.

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These photographs are from a series by Dalton Long, a photo-journalism student at Kansas State University.

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