For the record 1-29-14

Police Dept. Report
Accident—Officers investigated a one vehicle Accident at 4:20 p.m., Jan. 28, in the 1500 block of Lincoln St. involving Douglas J. Olson, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Theft—Officers cited and released Linn Elizabeth Varner, 25, Concordia, at 4:50 p.m., Jan. 28, in the 100 block of East College Drive. Varner was charged with Theft.
Arrest—Officers doing a traffic stop at 12:30 a.m., Jan. 29, in the 300 block of West 18th St. arrested Brigham Martin Larson, 21, Concordia, charging him with Driving on an Expired License and Driving with Expired Tag. Larson was cited and released.


Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-2 went to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer of a 48-year-old female to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 7:16 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 went to 807 Matthew for a 60-year-old female and transported her to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Commission commemorates CCCC anniversary

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  At a brief meeting Wednesday night, the Concordia City Commission signed a proclamation commemorating Cloud County Community College’s 50th anniversary. The College was founded on January 28, 1965, and began classes in February... [More]

CHS drama department will present 'Radium girls'

 Concordia High School drama department will present its Spring play, "Radium Girls," tonight, March 5, March 6 and 7 in the high school auditorium.  Written by D.W. Gregory, the play is based on a true story of several young women in the 1920s who attempted to sue... [More]

Courthouse 3-5-15

District Court CIVIL Dismissed: The case of State Bank of Kansas vs. PRP, LLC; Parba Madhu; and Prakash C. Patel, Leawood, has been dismissed without prejudice with cost taxed to plaintiff. Filed: The Citizens National Bank seeks a petition of declaratory judgment from Cody Lowman... [More]

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SPORTS

Coppoc signs with Cloud

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } Concordia High School senior Jace Coppoc has signed to participate in track and field at Cloud County Community College. Limited by an injury during his senior season, Coppoc posted a best time of 1:58.57 in the 800-meter run. He ran 51.2 in the... [More]

Strait, Miller pick up wins in 4A state tournament

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SALINA — Concordia’s Zach Strait and Cameron Miller picked up wins in the Class 4A state wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at the Bicentennial Center. Strait, a freshman, went 2-2 in the 106-pound class. Miller, a junior making his third consecutive trip to... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Nothing more to say . . .   Sometimes an obituary can become almost poetic, perhaps and especially if the paper is back home  country - “Scott served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1965. He was a member of the Baptist Church, a hard worker, a green thumb genius... [More]

Letter to the Editor 2-27-15

Dear Editor,  The letter written by David Norlin that appeared in the February 24th edition of the Blade-Empire is yet another example of anti-gun rhetoric espoused by individuals who have a far left political viewpoint. I think Professor Norlin should have followed his... [More]

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