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As Cloud County voters head to the polls Tuesday for the primary election amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there will be precautions in place.

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The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Cloud County has risen by two.


Racking up 12 runs over the final two innings, the Concordia Lions surged past the Smith Center Chiefs to post a 17-8 victory in the championship game of the Kansas Peewee Baseball Association Stat

Scoring two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, the Concordia Lions pulled out a 7-6 victory over Washington in the semifinals of the Kansas Peewee Baseball Association State Tournament Thursda

The Concordia Lions advanced to the semifinals of the 53rd Kansas Peewee Baseball Association State Tournament by shutting out Belleville 3-0 in a quarterfinal matchup Tuesday night at the Concordi


A friend has died – Paul Rimovsky. Hearing of a friend’s death always comes as a shock, even when we know they’re sick.

An English professor from Wellesley, Massachusetts, took a trip by train to Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the spring of 1893.


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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.


On Saturday, July 25, 2020, Cheryl Sager, 75, of Fort Smith, Arkansas, left this life to be reunited with her soulmate and other loved ones, as well as many friends whom she has not seen in a very

Richard “Dick” Lee Swenson, age 70, of Concordia, Kansas, died Sunday, July 26, 2020, at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.

Paul T. Rimovsky, age 83, died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at his home in Concordia, Kansas.

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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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