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.

NEWS

Get in the Cloud grants awarded

Four business in Cloud County have been approved to receive Get in the Cloud grant funds. The Cloud County board of commissioners approved Get in the Cloud County grant applications for Moody Hue Studio, Concordia; Old Mill Custom Cabinets, Glasco; Designs 4 U, Concordia; and... [More]

Increasing number of commissioners to appear on ballot

Voters in Cloud County will decide in November if the county board of commissioners will be increased from three members to five members. A petition to increase the number of county commissioners, circulated by Gary Fraser, Concordia, was presented to the County Clerk's Office... [More]

Ribbon cutting ceremony for recently merged banks

A ribbon cutting in Concordia yesterday marked the merger of Peoples Exchange Bank with  American State Bank & Trust Company of Great Bend. The two banks are owned by American State Bancshares of Wichita. The merger was effective July 11. James Koch, who currently is... [More]

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SPORTS

American Legion drops Osborne to win state title

OSBORNE — Putting up six runs in the top of the fourth inning, the Concordia American Legion knocked off host Osborne 9-3 in the championship game of the Kansas Pee Wee Baseball State Tournament Friday night. The American Legion was clinging to a slim 2-1 lead heading into... [More]

American Legion advances to state title game

OSBORNE — Winning a matchup of two Concordia teams, the American Legion advanced to the championship game of the Kansas State Pee Wee Baseball Tournament. The American Legion shut out 16th Street Car Wash 5-0 in the tournament semifinals on Thursday night. Advancing to... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Remembering the smoke-filled rooms . . .  “The Atlantic” recently ran a lengthy commentary by Jonathan Rauch. It was “How American Politics Went Insane.”  He got into history with the party bosses, smoke filled rooms, deals made and carried... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-22-16

Dear Editor,  Voting!!  As I was lying awake last night, thinking about the day and what Ted Cruz said at the Republican Convention. I realized I had to agree with him. Yes, I agree his timing and choice of place to present his feelings was probably not the best, but... [More]

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