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Today in History September 6

Today in History
September 6,  2019

50 Years Ago
September 6, 1969
Applications for membership in a “Talk of the Month Club” were being taken, with the new organization being formed to replace the “Knife and Fork Club”... Mary Peltier, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Peltier, Concordia, was given the oath of enlistment in the Army Student Nurse program... the March of Dimes presented awards for volunteer service to Leon Gennette and Austin Huscher, and a health award was given Linda Revell... the Rev. Robert Flenor was the new pastor at the First United Methodist Church of Concordia... a large can of Spry was 58 cents at Boogaarts.          
 
25 Years Ago
September 6, 1994
Cloud County board of commissioners approved hiring Mark J. Hughey, Sacramento, Calif., and Brent Alan Buser of Cawker City as full time deputies in the sheriff's department and Eric Sulanka as part-time corrections worker... work on the viaduct was temporarily halted while the exact amount of lead in the paint on the rails was tested in order to determine disposal methods... sorority pledges from Concordia at the University of Kansas included Nicci Bachand, Delta Gamma, and Courtney Tuggle, Kappa Alpha Theta.

10 Years Ago
September 6, 2009
Cloud County Health Center Board, Medical Staff and Administration announced that Richard Baxter had joined the Rehabilitation Department as a physical therapist... Damon and Laura Christensen attended the 91st American Legion and 89th Auxiliary Family National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky...  Kayla Metro, Concordia and Lance Francis, Clyde, announced their engagement... “Halloween 2” was playing at the Majestic Theatre... wheat was selling at $4.13, corn was $2.61 and milo was $2.71 per bushel on local markets.

5 Years Ago
September 6, 2014
U.S. Cellular was donating $1 million to fund teacher classroom projects across the nation, including Concordia, through its Call All Teachers program... Brooke Weber, Concordia, earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business degree at Fort Hays State University... Stormie Hittle, a senior on the Concordia High School girls golf team was CHS Athlete of the week... wheat was selling at $5.85, corn was $3.15, and milo was $3.10 per bushel on local markets.

1 Year Ago
September 6, 2018
The National Orphan Train Complex and the city of Concordia unveiled the 21st Orphan Train Rider Statue at City Hall... Gene Johnson celebrated his 90th birthday... Cloud County Community College President's Picnic at the Broadway Plaza was canceled due to inclement weather... . wheat was selling at $4.84, corn was $3.20, and milo was $3.05 per bushel on local markets.

 

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