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Poll
In June, the city established Concordia Improvement Committee with four appointed members and an alderman representative. The Concordian wants to know what improvements you would like to see.
 Road resurfacing
 Sidewalks installed on Main Street between Fourth Street and NW Second Street
 Better lighting
 Design features to improve aesthetics, such as period street lamps or brick pavers
 Better sightlines when entering Main Street from a secondary road
 Underground power lines
 Other

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Area Sports
The Higginsville T-38 Talons place 4th in USSSA 14U World Series Tournament (07/25/14)
Sign-ups for Concordia Youth Football coming up (07/25/14)
It's just about time to sign up for Concordia Youth Football. The leagues are for grades one and two, grades three and four and grades five and six. All age groups will sign up at the Concordia Community Center on Sunday, July 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. or on Monday, July 28 from 5 to 7 p.m...
Concordia Soccer Club sign-ups due by Aug. 8 (07/25/14)
The Concordia Soccer Club is currently taking applications for the fall soccer season. Registration forms may be picked up at Concordia Bank, State Bank of Missouri, Concordia City Hall, Game Day Trophy and Athletic, the Concordia Community Center, the Concordia Family Aquatic Center, or Curt & Karol's Home Center...
MSHSAA releases district football assignments (07/25/14)
For the 2014 and 2015 football seasons, the I-70 Conference schools playing in Class 1 will be broken up into three different districts, according to a recent release by the Missouri State High School Activities Association. Seven of the eight schools in the I-70 Conference are aligned in Class 1, with one being bumped to Class 2 because of the multiplier for private schools...
MDC: Temporary closing planned for Perry CA shooting range (07/23/14)
Warrensburg -- The shooting range at the Ralph and Martha Perry Memorial Conservation Area will be closed for maintenance work during the week of July 28. The work is expected to take a few days. Missouri Department of Conservation staff will be repairing berms, upgrading shooting benches and making parking lot improvements. The range is in Johnson County north of Warrensburg...
LaCo auction highlights 4-H/FFA Fair (07/23/14)
Lafayette County 4-H/FFA Auction was the highlight for the animal projects of many 4-H/FFA members Thursday evening, July 17, at Fairground Park in Higginsville. With over 60 auction animals and hams to be sold, auctioneer Mike Williams and ringmen Chad Tieman, Jillian Bertz, Colton Williams, Kendall Bell, Sarah Daubendiek and Melanie Barnett were ready to get the auction going...
Lafayette County Fair 2014: Sheep show results (07/23/14)
The Lafayette County 4-H/FFA Fair sheep show was held Wednesday, July 16, at Fairground Park in Higginsville. David Soerries, Doug Limback, Andy Anderson, Susan Jaster and Eric Struchtmeyer were the fairboard members in charge of the show with assistance from other fairboard members and volunteers. Results are as follows:...
Lafayette County Fair 2014: Rocket shoot off (07/23/14)
The Lafayette County 4-H/FFA Fair rocket shoot off was held Wednesday afternoon, July 16, on the east side of Grandview School, in Higginsville. Michael Meyer, David Soerries and Tim Butters were the fairboard members in charge of the show with assistance from other fairboard members and volunteers. Results are as follows:...
Lafayette County Fair 2014: Rabbit show results (07/23/14)
The Lafayette County 4-H/FFA Rabbit show was held Wednesday, July 17, at Fairground Park, in Higginsville. Andy Anderson and Melisa Bertz were fairboard members in charge of the show with assistance from other fairboard members. Results are as follow:...
Wisconsin man sentenced in enticement case (07/23/14)
David Mrozak, 57, of Wayward, Wisc., was found guilty of Attempted Enticement of a Child following a one-day jury trial, which took place on Wednesday, July 9. A Lafayette County jury determined that Mrozak was guilty since he was communicating with a person he believed to be a child less than 15 years old for the purpose of engaging in sexual conduct with that child...
Lafayette County Fair 2014: Goat show results (07/23/14)
The Lafayette County 4-H/FFA Fair Goat Show was held Wednesday, July 15, at Fairground Park, in Higginsville. David Soerries, Doug Limback, Andy Anderson, Susan Jaster and Eric Struchtmeyer were fairboard members in charge of the show with the assistance of other fairboard members and volunteers. Results are as follows:...
3 crashes occur in past week (07/23/14)
Over the past week, three area crashes have resulted in minor to serious injuries. The most recent crash occurred Tuesday morning, July 22. Taryn L. Morgan, 21, of Kansas City, was driving a 2014 Dodge southbound at Southeast Mo. Highway 23 and Route D, in Johnson County, when she struck a deer in the roadway at 2:30 a.m. ...
Improvement committee focuses on pedestrian safety concerns (07/23/14)
The recently established Concordia Improvement Committee met Monday, July 14, and in its first official meeting began moving toward new development. The priorities of this meeting were to establish not only how to proceed, but to discuss the group's short- and long-term goals. While meeting with Tim Crockett, of Crockett Engineering, in Columbia, committee members honed in on several key ideas...
Ronald McDonald visits Concordia

Ronald McDonald was in Concordia Tuesday, July 15, to entertain families with a variety of magic tricks.

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