County board approves paying invoice

Cloud County board of commissioners Monday unanimously approved paying an invoice, on behalf of the Public Building Commission to the City of Concordia for $6,366.60.
The board also approved a Joint Waterway Use Permit for Patricia Patterson in the northwest quarter 6-7-1 and the closing of the courthouse and county offices on Dec. 24 and 25.
In other business, Andy Asch, highway administrator, reported the bridge on Gold Road between 240th Road and 250th Road (Bridge No. 7126) has been closed temporarily for repairs.
The board acknowledged the resignation of Nathan LaBarge, Highway department employee, effective Nov. 1.
Diana Gering, Health administrator, and Ashley Noll, Area Agency on Aging, discussed the reimbursement for the Senior Care Act which the board will check into.
Adjournment was at 10:45 a.m.
Commissioners will meet as the official canvassing board for the 2012 general election Monday, Nov. 12.
The courthouse and county offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of Veterans Day.
Commissioners will attend the Kansas Association of Counties  annual meeting Nov. 13-15 in Topeka.

NEWS

For the record 8-31-15

Police Dept. Report Burglary—Officers investigated a Burglary at 6:50 p.m., Aug. 27, which had occurred in the 400 block of West 5th. Investigation continues. Arrest—Officers investigated burglaries at 8:50 a.m., Aug. 27, which took place in the 800 block of Church... [More]

Courthouse 8-31-15

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Swenson returns home with purchase of Duis Meat

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SPORTS

T-Birds slip past Central in OT, 2-1

COLUMBUS, Neb. — Freshman Leonardo Sosa and Ajuma Johnson teamed up on two goals, including one in overtime, to lead the Cloud County Community College soccer team to a 2-1 win over Central (Neb.) Community College in the season opener on Friday. Sosa scored off an assist... [More]

CCCC defeats Larks in five sets

HESSTON — Stretched to five sets, the Cloud County Community College volleyball team got past Hesston College on Friday.  The Thunderbirds edged the Larks 25-23 in the first set.  Hesston College won the second set 25-20 and the third set 25-20 to go up 2-1.  Cloud... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 8-28-15

Dear Editor,  This letter is being written in response to the news media coverage of the Health Department's budget. We have had a multitude of people either stop us on the street, call or ask our families about the statement the Health Department was $100,000 over on commodities.... [More]

Prairie Pondering

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