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Police Dept. Report
Lost and Found—Following are items that have been turned in to the Concordia Police Department and the dates and location found: KU lanyard with keys, Nov. 4, 200 West 6th; tire iron, Nov. 20, 18th and State; kid's bike, Nov. 22, 100 East 8th; bicycle, Dec. 2, 100 block East 9th; Moped, Dec. 5, 13th and Lincoln; dining room chair (wood), Dec. 13, highway 81 at north city limits; HFT orange strap, Dec. 16, 600 block Republican; wet floor sign, Dec. 19, 400 block West 9th; keys with class of 2011 lanyard, Dec. 19, 1100 block Cedar; Walkman, Dec. 29, 200 block West 18th.

Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Andy T. Colby, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 11:55 a.m., Jan. 7. Damage occurred in the 300 block of West 5th Street sometime after midnight.

 

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Kirk Bolte, Concordia, Jan. 6, charging him with Driving While Suspended. Bolte was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Cesar Valenciano, Lincoln, Neb., Jan. 7, charging him with Driving While Revoked. Valenciano was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Lynn Larson, Concordia, Jan. 7, charging him with Bond Revocation. Larson was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

Documentary on life of Ellet to premiere

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 The premiere showing in Concordia of a documentary about the life and writings of former Blade-Empire columnist Marion Ellet will be on  Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Cook Theatre at Cloud County Community College.  The documentary was written and narrated by Thomas... [More]

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SPORTS

Hake’s big night sparks Panthers past Eagles, 28-18

COLBY —Clinging to a 21-18 lead on Colby with under three minutes to play, the Concordia Panthers were looking to run out the clock to secure a victory in the opening round of Class 4A-Division II District 7 play Friday night. Drake Hake, who had a huge night for Concordia,... [More]

CHS finishes third in Marysville tourney

MARYSVILE — Knocking off Sabetha in three sets, the Concordia Panthers placed third in the Marysville Invitational volleyball tournament on Saturday. Concordia went 3-1 in pool play, lost to Nemaha Central in the semifinals and then beat Sabetha 10-25, 25-22, 25-12 in the... [More]

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

  Our Marion Ellet was given star treatment in Kansas City last night. She is the subject of Tom Nelson's new documentary, "The Story of Marion Ellet," which was part of the Kansas City International Film Festival. It was attended by a hand- ful of former Concordians,... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Life's little instructions . . .  Sometimes the right ideas for another column fail to appear, except with reasons why they shouldn't be attempted. That's when fingers go wandering over the keys and the mind follows. A photograph in one book reveals a smiling fellow, casually... [More]

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