For the record 1-8-14

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

Concordia High School plans activities for Homecoming

Concordia High School has selected the following Homecoming king and queen candidates: Cole Larsen, Jordan Eshbaugh, Matthew James, Alex Wilcox, Devin Kymer, Mariah Blazek, Ian Nordell, Lydia Knapp, Braden Brownell and Zoe Brichalli. Homecoming week will be celebrated Sept, 26-30... [More]

Commission approves malt beverage license, demolition request

The Concordia city commission took action on two items during its regular meeting Wednesday night at City Hall. A request from the Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce for a temporary cereal malt beverage license was approved by the commission. The Chamber will operate a beer garden... [More]

From vacant lot to outdoor public space, the Broadway Plaza opens Friday

In April of 1999 a devastating fire wiped out three buildings, housing five businesses, in Downtown Concordia. Once those buildings had been razed,  left behind was a lot that sat vacant for several years. An idea, that turned into a vision, grew into a plan and then became... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers defeat Wamego twice

WAMEGO — Remaining unbeaten in North Central Kansas League play, the Concordia High School volleyball team swept a pair of matches from Wamego on Thursday. Concordia, ranked ninth in Class 4A-Division II, won the first match in three sets, 25-19, 22-25, 25-23. Cydney Bergmann... [More]

CHS tennis team place third

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Recording fourth-place finishes in number one and two singles and number one and two doubles, the Concordia High School tennis team placed third in its invitational tournament on Thursday. Clay Center won the tournament with 40 points. Phillipsburg was second with 28 and Concordia... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

  Family is the important word . . .  It has been awhile since I opened an American history book, but I am sure that James Madison was a president who regarded the ocean that separates us from Europe as a Godsend, and he did not wish to shorten the distance in any... [More]

Letter to the Editor 9-23-16

 Dear Editor,  During a recent teleconference, Cardinal Raymond Burke, one of the most outspoken defenders of Catholic teaching, weighed in on the upcoming presidential election. He told reporters that 'the faithful must look at the position of both candidates and vote... [More]

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