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Today in History April 11, 2019

Today in History
April 11,  2019

50 Years Ago
April 11, 1969
Kenneth Peery was named chairman of the Cloud County Cancer Society's 1969 educational and fund-raising crusade... Benson Keil, senior at Concordia Public High School, presented a speech, “Careers in Agriculture,” at the Concordia Lions club meeting at the Skyliner Steak House... center cut pork chops were 10 cents each at Cook's and Bob's IGA... Gibson's  Discount Center was advertising a deluxe 14-Transistor radio with AC adaptor for $8.88.           

25 Years Ago
April 11, 1994
Jerry Slaughter, executive director of the Kansas Medical Society, was the featured speaker at the Annual Physicians Dinner... Jennifer Thalmann became the first woman in Cloud County Community College track and field history to earn a medal at the Texas Relays... Lincoln School's Self-Esteem Board selected student Boyd Dochow to speak to the students.     

10 Years Ago
April 11, 2009
Cyle Odette, Concordia, toured Europe while taking part in a K-State international business course... Jack and Virginia (Anderson) Moss celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at the Concordia Moose Lodge... Cloud 9 advertised an Easter Sunday Buffet... wheat was selling at $5.50, corn was $3.50, and milo was $3.30 per bushel on local markets.

5 Years Ago
April 11, 2014
Owners of AgMark LLC donated a set of grain engulfment rescue panels to the Concordia Fire Department... the April Quilt of the Month at the Cloud County Historical Society Museum had been donated by Mabel Bisnett... the TFC Rally at the Brown Grand Theatre featured the Blue Grass sister duo, Scenic Roots...   wheat was selling at $6.99, corn was $4.62, and milo was $4.52 per bushel on local markets.

1 Year Ago
April 11, 2018
The Oklahoma Watonga Travelers visited the Cloud County Tourism office... Concordia High School girl's track and field team won the Ellsworth Invitational meet... Cloud County Health Center held a linen sale...Concordia High School golfers Luke Blochlinger, Lake Winter, and Xavier Christensen competed in the Chapman Invitationals at Indian Hills Golf Course...  wheat was selling at $4.73, corn was $3.37 and milo was $3.27 per bushel on local markets.


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