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Preparing to install the slide

A combination of the delayed installation of the new family slide and the forecast for cool weather and rain has delayed the opening of the Concordia Municipal Swimming Pool until Tuesday.

Reorganization adjustments and personnel changes announced by president Dr.


By David Wilson

Eight members of the Concordia High School baseball team have received All-North Central Kansas League recognition.

EMPORIA — A Class 3A state golf tournament that started on Monday at the Emporia Municipal Golf Course was completed on Wednesday.


Today in History
May 24,  2019


Jim and Pam Williamson of Paola announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa, to Ryan Swenson, son of Richard and Denise Swenson, Concordia.

The Heartland Auto Club will be hosting Heartland Spring Extravaganza from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. April 27, at the Concordia National Guard Armory.

Former Kansas State University football standout Ty Zimmerman will be the featured speaker at the North Central Kansas Teens for Christ rally, scheduled for 7 p.m.


Lonnie Lee Bates passed away on May 21, 2019, at the age of 79. He was the son of Alan and Eva Bates. He served in the U.S. Army and served in Germany.


James C. Forshee, of rural Glasco, died on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Hays Medical Center, Hays, Kansas.


Gary Lynn Walton, age 78, of Concordia, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Salina Regional Medical Center, Salina, Kansas.  He was born on June 1, 1940, in Wayne, Kansas, to Byron and Edna (

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The 3 S’s perform Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy duirng the POW Camp Concordia VE Day Celebration on Saturday.

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