For the record 12-11

Police Dept. Report
Theft—Emily Funke, Frankfort, reported the Theft of Items at         1:50 p.m., Dec. 10. Theft occurred sometime in the last week from the 2200 block of Campus Drive. Investigation continues.
Arrest—Officers arrested Adam S. McConnell, 20, at approximately 3:05 p.m., Dec. 10, in the 1500 block of Lincoln Street. Officers also arrested Shannon K. Fort, 19, at 3:45 p.m. in the 600 block of West 7th Street on Cloud County Warrants for Bond Revocation. Both subjects were transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

City takes no action on Broadway Plaza bid

 The Concordia city commission took no action Wednesday night on a bid for the construction of Broadway Plaza.  On Tuesday, the city received only one bid for the construction of the Plaza – from Budreau Construction, Clyde – in the amount of $862,300. City... [More]

Smiths get a bang out of operating fireworks stand

 A great place to buy fireworks since 2002, Kent and Julie Smith's fireworks stand attracts people from all over.   Along with a set of regular customers from the area, people from Texas and Nebraska stopped by once and just keep coming back.  "Fourth of... [More]

Suspect pleads guilty to robbing pharmacy

Keith Geisler pleaded guilty to robbing Funk Pharmacy earlier this year, and was sentenced to 38 months in prison Wednesday in Cloud County District Court. Geisler entered a guilty plea to a count of robbery, a level five felony. He was sentenced to the Kansas Department of Corrections... [More]

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SPORTS

Beloit squeezes out pair of wins over Blues

 Beloit scored a run in the top of the ninth inning to squeeze out a 3-2 and complete a sweep of the Concordia Blues in an American Legion Baseball doubleheader Wednesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.  The game was tied at 2-2 through seven innings of play.... [More]

Citizens National Bank defeats F&A

 Citizens National Bank gave up just two runs in beating F&A Food Sales twice in a K-18 Baseball doubleheader Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.  Billy Bechard tossed a two-hitter as Citizens National Bank won the first game, 8-0. He struck out eight... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Youth and horses . . .  Since we all are so accustomed to being aware of wars, hunger, hatred and need all over the world, we may tend to become oblivious to the better things in our lives if we but look and think.  What clearly brought that into focus was recently... [More]

In the Mean Time

 Peace of mind is clearly an internal matter.  It must begin with your own thoughts and then extend outward. It is from your peace of mind that a peaceful perception of the world arises. (A Course in Miracles)  Charlie Brown laments, “No matter how I try... [More]

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