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Area Sports
Lady Chiefs hammer Tina-Avalon Tuesday (12/09/14)
Jumping out to a 22-9 lead after tthe first quarter, the homestanding Santa Fe Lady Chiefs rolled to a 68-23 victory over the visiting Tina-Avalon Lady Dragons last week Tuesday. Kylie Limback led the Lady Chiefs with nine points in the first quarter and 19 in the game...
Chiefs edge T-A in OT (12/09/14)
Making crucial free throws down the stretch in overtime helped seal a win for the Santa Fe Chiefs over the Tina-Avalon Dragons 70-68 at Alma last week Tuesday. Santa Fe and the Dragons went to the extra period tied 57-57, but the Chiefs gained control on Dobber Burton's three-point shot...
Lady Saints polish off two foes (12/09/14)
John Beerman's Saint Paul Lady Saints used good all-around play to claim two wins last week. The Lady Saints opened the season with a 48-26 lopsided win at Northwest last week Monday and whipped host Oak Grove 43-25 Friday night. Saint Paul 48, at Northwest 26...
Saints down Green Ridge by 12 (12/09/14)
Using a 14-2 third-quarter run, the homestanding Saint Paul Saints were able to pull away from a pesky Green Ridge team to claim a 60-48 victory on Thursday. "This was a good ball game," Saint Paul head coach Monte Pitsch said. "Green Ridge has a nice club."...
Piece by piece: Mosaic tile leads Schroeder to new heights (12/16/14)
Nearly 10 years ago, Joseph Schroeder, along with his brother, Ken, moved to Florida to work in construction. For Joseph, he quickly went from building and repairing fences to working with mosaic tile. It's a field in which he still works, but now from Concordia, rather than Florida...
City approves tax proposal, saves with new insurance policy (12/16/14)
The Concordia Board of Aldermen continued a discussion regarding finances for repairs to Concordia Community Center during a regular meeting Monday, Dec. 15. While not as in depth as a special meeting held two weeks ago, the discussion did provide new information that aldermen acted on...
School board enjoys Tet Dinner, reviews budget amendments (12/16/14)
Members of the Concordia R-2 Board of Education enjoyed a filling meal prepared by Mike Trautman's Vietnam class prior to its regular monthly meeting Thursday, Dec. 11. They enjoyed a variety of dishes prepared by the students. The meeting got underway with information from the district principals -- Joe Beydler and Brandon Figg. ...
Sewer, drainage work closes portion of LGSH parking lot (12/16/14)
Drainage and sewer issues at the Lutheran Good Shepherd Home forced the closure of a portion of the home's parking lot. The trouble came from a 50-year-old manhole located in the parking lot, according to Roger Flandermeyer, president of the LGSH Board of Directors...
6 homes featured in Friday's tour (12/10/14)
In its second year, the Country Homes Tour drew people out of their homes and through the thresholds of others, as six homeowners welcomed patrons inside for personal tours. The event, sponsored by The Simple Life, featured houses in Concordia and Alma Friday, Dec. 5.
Gasau to end 47-year legacy with SPLHS (12/10/14)
The Saint Paul Lutheran High School "Singing Saints" choir will begin its 43rd tour in February. However, it will be the final tour for the choir's director and teacher, Bill Gasau. He is retiring after 47 years with the school and the choir. Gasau started his tenure with SPLHS after completing his undergraduate degree at Concordia University, in Seward, Neb. ...
Wreaths Across America event scheduled for Saturday (12/09/14)
Wreaths Across America, an annual event meant to honor veterans, is scheduled Saturday, Dec. 13, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, 20109 Missouri 13 Business, in Higginsville. This free and open to the public event will include a memorial service, along with a wreath-laying ceremony. Wreaths Across America began in 1992 when Morrill Worcester, owner of Worcester Wreath Company in Harrington, Maine, donated 5,000 red-bowed wreaths to Arlington National Cemetery...
CFPD called to grass fire (12/05/14)
Concordia Fire Protection District volunteers were called to a grass fire at approximately 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5, northeast of Emma.
Aldermen study finance options for community center repair (12/04/14)
A special Concordia Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, Dec. 2, had aldermen thinking further about the best financing options for repairs to Concordia Community Center. The needed repairs -- with the parapet walls, roof and relocation of the HVAC system as the most urgent -- are expected to cost roughly $530,000. ...
Snowfall from Dec. 18

Snow fell in Concordia and the surrounding areas Dec. 17-18. Cold temperatures are settling in, but there isn't much more snow in the forecast yet.

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State news
  • Grassley: Holder will review Iowa man's drowning
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley says U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will personally review the case of an Iowa man who drowned while in a Missouri state trooper's custody....
  • Lawmaker wants investigation of St. Louis prosecutor
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A Missouri lawmaker is calling for an investigation of St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, saying he "manipulated" the grand jury in the Ferguson case. McCulloch said in a radio interview on Friday that some witnesses obviously lied to the grand jury....
  • Opponents of new smoking law start petition drive
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Opponents of three new ordinances limiting the sales and use of tobacco and e-cigarettes have launched a petition drive to erase the new laws....
  • School mentoring group might be coming to KC
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Several prominent Kansas City leaders are working to bring a national school mentoring program to the Kansas City public school district....
  • Missouri man among those granted clemency
    KENNETT, Mo. (AP) -- A southeast Missouri man's prison term will end April 15 after he was granted clemency this week by President Barack Obama....
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