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The Cloud County board of commissioners met with department heads during its regular meeting on Tuesday.
Department head reports presented to the board include:

Police Dept. Report

Now that the results of the November 6 general election are official, the ordinance allowing the sale of cereal malt beverage and liquor within the Concordia city limits is now in effect.


Awards were presented to the members of the Concordia High School football team during the 60th annual Lions Club Football Banquet Thursday night at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Paris

WICHITA — Continuing a string of duals against NCAA Division II opponents, the Cloud County Community College wrestling team was beaten 37-6 by Newman University on Thursday.

CLAY CETER — The Concordia eighth grade girls' basketball team lost 43-13 to Clay Center on Thursday.
Clay Center grabbed a 16-4 lead in the first quarter.


What should we be seeking? And where should we be looking for that which we are seeking?

Kris Kobach will not be the next governor of Kansas.


The Concordia Concert Association 2018-19 season continues with a performance by Sons of Serendip on November 2 at 7 p.m. at the Brown Grand Theatre.

Please Help Us Clean The Blade ..... If you recognize a photo or photos, stop by the Blade-Empire office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday and pick up the photo or photos. Thanks!


Martin “Marty” S. Miller II, age 68, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at the Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, Kansas.

Kathy Matlock, 57, entered into rest on November 9 at her residence in Jamestown, Kansas. She was born in Salina on June 2, 1961 to Charles and Gerda (Stephany) Bussart.

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Concordia Fire Department Captain Rick Knudsen, right, provides Jena Lanoue instruction on how to properly use a fire

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