For the record 1-17-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers conducted a traffic stop at 6:20 a.m., Friday Jan. 17, in the 1300 block of Hill St. and upon investigation arrested Kirk Bolte, 42, Concordia, for Driving While Suspended and Driving With an Expired Tag. He was cited and released.
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident which occurred Thurs., at 10:05 p.m., in the 500 block of East 6th involving a vehicle driven by Natasha Martinez, Clifton, and vehicles owned by Christopher Thrash and Louis Thrash, both of Concordia.


Fire Dept./EMS Report
 At 4:19 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 went to the 700 block of East 6th and transported a five-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
 At 9:35 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-2 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of a 41-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.


CCCC receives $948,000 in grant funds

 Seven years after receiving a $984,000 grant from the Department of Energy, the Cloud County Community College board of trustees learned Tuesday night that money is finally in the bank.  The grant was used in 2008 to purchase two wind turbines that sit on the hill... [More]

Commission candidates address issues

 Candidates for Concordia city commission and Unified School District 333 board of education addressed issues during a forum sponsored by the Pros of Con at the Brown Grand Theatre Tuesday night.  Sam Sacco, Marty Tatum and Chuck Lambertz are vying for one open seat... [More]

County board presented petition opposing tower

County commissioners hear concerns of East Hills community members  Following a discussion with a group of homeowners from the East Hills community of  Concordia, Cloud County board of commissioners approved filing a request for an environmental review with the Federal... [More]

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T-Birds sweep Brown Mackie

 Racking up 28 runs, the Cloud County Community College softball team swept a home doubleheader from Brown Mackie College Tuesday.  Cloud County won the first game 19-2 in five innings, and shut out Brown Mackie 9-0 in the second game.  Brown Mackie took a 1-0... [More]

Four Concordia seniors to play in NCK All-Star games

 Four Concordia High School seniors have been selected to compete in the NCK All-Star boys' and girls' basketball games and volleyball match this weekend at Bryant Gymnasium, on the campus of Cloud County Community College.  Jace Coppoc and Chase Streeter will participate... [More]

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Prairie Pondering

Chief Joseph . . .    History has a lot of raw deals for decent people. One is that of Chief Joseph. When researching his history, one finds that there can be a few critics for his actions or words, which is true for almost anyone, even Christ. It sometimes seems as... [More]

In the Mean Time

  As you travel south on State Street and approach 17th Street, a sign warns you of an imminent DIP. The sign tells you of a depression in the pavement,” and has been placed there for your protection. Should one go through the intersection at a rate of speed inconsistent... [More]

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