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Round two of the upgrades at the Concordia Municipal Swimming Pool was the topic of conversation for the Concordia city commission during a study session following its regular meeting on Wednesday.

The Cloud County Health Center Health & Wellness Fair, scheduled for Thursday at the Broadway Plaza, has been moved to the Cloud County Resource Center, 105 West Seventh St.


GREAT BEND, Kansas — The Cloud County Community College women's soccer team made a statement on Wednesday, going on the road and upending No.

GREAT BEND, Kansas — A tie is rarely satisfying. Although it may have been a fitting result for Wednesday's clash between KJCCC West men's soccer powerhouses Cloud County Community College and No.

The Concordia High School football team will wrap up the regular season by hosting unbeaten and third-ranked Scott City at 7:00 Friday night.


Ancient Israelite King David really had a way with words. He was a shepherd boy. He fought and defeated the giant Philistine warrior Goliath.

Publication September 28, 2018
Greg Worthen


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Lyle Ivan Dyson, 93, lover of classic country music and proud American, left this earthly life on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at Smoky Hill Health and Rehab Center, Salina, Kansas.

David B. Jones, age 90, died Wed., October 17, 2018 at Park Villa Nursing Home, Clyde.  He was born in Portsmouth, NH on July 18, 1928 to Harold & Dorothy (Becker) Jones.

Floyd J. Day, age 91, entered into rest on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Atria Del Rey Senior Living in Rancho Cucamonga, California.  He was born on May 30, 1927 in Concordia, Kansas to Floyd W.

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