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Today in History March 11, 2019

50 Years Ago
March 11, 1969
Jim Craig, who recently returned from a 13 ½ month tour in Vietnam, was the speaker at the Concordia Lions club meeting... Belles and Beaux sponsored a Square Dance Festival at the American Legion... Mrs. Paul Nelson was the hostess for the Atheneum club meeting...  Penney's was selling Penn-Prest polyester double knits for $3.99/yard... Dairy Queen was celebrating its 5th anniversary with sundaes for 29 cents.

25 Years Ago
March 11, 1994
The Governor's Task Force on Rural Kansas sponsored a public meeting at the Cook Theatre in Concordia... Donald Nulton was honored for his 30 years of service to AT&T... Tracie Lewis was chosen as the Concordia High School Student for the Month of March... Marvin and Eudora Peterson gave a program on “Irish Research (Ulster)” at the Cloud County Genealogical Society meeting.

10 Years Ago
March 11, 2009
The Cloud County Community College held a rescue training exercise at the National Guard Armory as a part of its wind energy program... Orphan Train rider Anne Harrison celebrated her 100th birthday at the National Orphan Train Complex... the FCE women of Cloud County prepared for their “Almost Spring Tea”...  wheat was selling at $5.33, corn was $3.23, and milo was $3.03 per bushel on local markets.

5 Years Ago
March 11, 2014
The Concordia School Board received an update on possible membership in the Innovative Districts Coalition... Pfc. Dustin Dooley was chosen to go to MART (Marines Awaiting Recon Training)... four Cloud County Community College students were named to the All-Kansas Academic Team... Peggy Doyen was the hostess for the Atheneum Club at Kristy's Family Restaurant...  wheat was selling at $7.17, corn was $4 .43, and milo was $4.53 per bushel on local markets.

1 Year Ago
March 11, 2018
Concordia city commissioners discussed alcohol sales on Sundays... the musical duo Roy and Rosemary performed at the Brown Grand Theatre... the Cloud County Community College baseball team played their first game in Region VI playoffs...  wheat was selling at $4.87, corn was $3.39, and milo was $3.24 per bushel on local markets.


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