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The January meeting of the Cloud County Community College board of trustees is scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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Damage to property – Anthony Hilpipre, Concordia, reported damage to property in the 1900 block of Broadway Street at 10 p.m. Thursday.

Partnering with Cloud County Coop Elevator Association and Concordia Terminal LLC, the city of Concordia is moving forward on an improvement at the intersection of First and Lincoln Streets.


By David Wilson

By David Wilson

SALINA — Putting together a 10-2 run over the final three minutes, the Concordia Panthers knocked off the Buhler Crusaders 48-40 in the seventh-place game of the Salina Invitational Tournament Satu


Sometimes we wonder why things are happening to us and we might ask, “Why is this happening to me”. We ask that question when the happenings are things we consider to be bad.

Recently we were able to watch the movie "Secretariat" on television. Put out by Disney in 2010, it is an uplifting and heart warming story that can be watched with grandchildren.


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!


Shirley L Doxon, 83, passed away Thursday January 17 2019 at Hilltop Lodge Beloit Ks.


Dolan R. Duewell died on January 17, 2019 at Sunset Nursing Home, Concordia. He was born on May 23, 1927 in Lincoln, KS to Carl and Grace (Cheney) Duewell.

Brenda Deneault, age 66, of Concordia, KS, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019 at her home after battling lung cancer.

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