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Day in History, 12-31-18

Today in History
December 31, 2018

50 Years Ago
December 31, 1968
Concordians brought in the New Year at the American Legion's New Year's Eve Dance from 9 p.m. till 1 a.m., and danced to Circle (C) Riders... Cynthia Kay Perry and Stephen Kent Rawson exchanged wedding vows at the Presbyterian church in Concordia with Rev. David Seward officiating... Boogaarts was selling three 2-lb. frozen potatoes for 98 cents.

25 Years Ago
December 31, 1993
Cloud County Sheriff, Sgt. Jeff Thoman, repaired the flashing lights in a patrol car… Apollo Theatre was showing 'Beethoven's 2nd'” staring Charles Grodin and Nicholle Tom… JCPenney in downtown Concordia was having a New Years Sale with 50% off clothes, jewelry and more.

10 Years Ago
December 31, 2008
Cloud County board of commissioners approved the installation of stop signs at the corner of 180th and Iron Road... Jeff and Deanna Kymer announced the birth of their son Quinn Alexander Melvin Kymer born on December 5... wheat was selling at $5.82, corn was $3.54 and milo was $3.06 per bushel on local markets.

5 Years Ago
December 31, 2013
Cloud County board of commissioners approved the Convention and Tourism Committee to encumber $22,448 of 2013 unused funds to be used to promote tourism... David Kadel and Jeffery Price were injured in a plane crash while landing at Blosser Municipal Airport... wheat was selling at $6.27, corn was $4.02, and milo was $4.09 per bushel on local markets.

1 Year Ago
December 31, 2017
Cloud County Health Center strived to improve patient experiences with the help of a new committee, the Patient and Family Advisory Council... Gertrude Breault, 97, was featured in the 'Then... and Now' in the Blade Empire... wheat was selling at $3.71, corn was $2.96, and milo was $3.31 per bushel on local markets.

 

 

 

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