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Saints' season ends in classic with Carrollton (05/25/16)
Few things can be as agonizing as losing a race right at the finish line. The Saint Paul Saints ended up running a marathon against the Carrollton Trojans instead of playing baseball, and fell just short 5-4 in a wild 16-inning affair two Saturdays ago in the first round of the Class 3 District 14 tournament at Knob Noster...
Orioles hand out end-of-year baseball awards (05/25/16)
The Concordia Orioles' baseball team celebrated the end of the season with its annual awards banquet last Friday night. Head coach Nathan Beissenherz presided over the evening and handed out a variety of awards. Varsity and JV letter winners were also recognized...
Crest Ridge wallops Orioles to end season (05/25/16)
The Concordia Orioles' season ended with a thud. The Orioles fell to I-70 Conference rival Crest Ridge 12-0 in the semifinals of the Class 2 District 15 tournament last Wednesday at Oak Grove. "It was a bizarre game to say the least, and there were several things that happened that I had never seen before," Orioles head coach Nate Beissenherz said. "It was a terrible way to end our season which started with so much promise."...
I-70 all-stars announced (05/25/16)
The I-70 Conference has announced its senior All-Star squad for its annual matchup with the best seniors from the Kaysinger Conference. Nate Beissenherz and Brent Cooper from Concordia and Randy Florence from Wellington will coach the 16-player roster in the All-Star matchup on Saturday, June 5, in Cole Camp. The I-70 leads the series 8-2...
The end of another year: Saint Paul Lutheran Class of 2016 graduates (05/25/16)
The end of the school year was joyous and bittersweet for the Saint Paul Lutheran High School Class of 2016. A commencement ceremony was held Friday, May 20, at Weis Gymnasium on the school's campus. Two seats amongst the graduates were left open with a cap and gown covering to commemorate Isaac Mills and Shijian (Eason) Liu, who passed away while on the senior trip...
Aldermen take final action on equipment financing (05/25/16)
At the Monday, May 2, Concordia Board of Aldermen meeting, a financing plan was approved to purchase a Global M3 street sweeper from Elliott Equipment Co., of Grandiview. A final ordinance allowing the city to move forward with financing the $174,250 piece of equipment through the U.S. Bank branch, of Higginsville, was delayed from the Monday, May 16, aldermen meeting...
Aldermen OK requested annexation (05/25/16)
The Concordia Board of Aldermen held a special meeting Thursday, May 19, to discuss the potential annexation of a tract of land into city boundaries at the request of Charles and Earline Inman. The proposed annexation by the Inmans is for a 295-acre tract, which will eventually receive subdivision for a number of new properties. ...
Corbin highlights projects of Highway 13 Coalition (05/25/16)
At the Monday, May 16, meeting of the Missouri. Highway 13 Coalition, Marsha Corbin, with the Old Trails Regional Tourism Partnership, explained projects of the coalition and its alliance with other coalitions and planning partners. The purpose of the partnerships the coalition has undertaken is to increase funding for transportation through projects to increase tourism. The coalition has connected with coalition groups for highways 5, 6, 36, 50, 54, 63, 65 and 67...
Saint Paul staff share memories after tragedy (05/18/16)
The Saint Paul Lutheran High School and Concordia communities were shaken when they learned of the death of two SPLHS students -- Isaac Mills and Shijian (Eason) Liu -- while on the senior class trip Tuesday, May 10. A memorial service was held for the two boys Friday, May 13, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dogs, including Concordia's Jessy, were dispatched to campus to help grieving students, faculty and staff throughout last week...
No mulligan necessary: Tri-City Country Club to celebrate 50 years (05/18/16)
The year is 1966 and a group of residents from Concordia, Emma and Sweet Springs come together to form a members-only social club and nine-hole golf course. The chosen home for the course and clubhouse was in Emma, and thus the Tri-City Country Club was born...
Aldermen presented with street sweeper information (05/18/16)
After confusion relating to street sweeper demonstrations, aldermen have delayed a decision on financing a new street sweeper. The city previously received a demonstration of a Global M3 mechanical sweeper through Elliott Equipment, of Grandview, and were nearly ready to move forward with financing a purchase, when contacted by Key Equipment, of St. Louis, about an Elgin brand mechanical sweeper...
MoDOT director highlights importance of funding at meeting (05/18/16)
Through an invitation from State Rep. Glen Kolkmeyer, R-Odessa, Patrick McKenna, director of the Missouri Department of Transportation, gave a presentation at the Missouri Highway 13 Coalition meeting Monday afternoon, May 16. The focus of McKenna's speech was on transportation funding...
Concordia school board approves yearly contract, agreement (05/18/16)
The Concordia School District signed a transportation contract with Fowler Bus Company, of Richmond, in May 2015. It includes a three-year term, through the 2017-2018 school year. The contract allows the ability to renegotiate costs. The cost changes were discussed at the Concordia Board of Education meeting Thursday, May 12. An agreement with the Crest Ridge school district was also reviewed...
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