For the record 12-23-13

Police Dept. Report
 Accidents–At approx. 7:40 a.m. on Friday,  officers investigated a two vehicle injury accident at West 6th St. and Washington St. Vehicles driven by Eric Johnson, Concordia, and an unknown vehicle and driver collided at that location. Johnson was transported to Cloud County Health Center. Investigation continues.
 On Saturday at 7:25 p.m., in the 1800 block of East 6th St., officers investigated a one vehicle accident. A vehicle driven by Michelle N. Dehnel-Snavely, Concordia, slid off the road striking and damaging a fence at that location. No injuries were reported.
 Officers investigated a one vehicle accident on Saturday at 9:25 p.m. in the 300 block of Lincoln St. A vehicle driven by Gabriela Delira, Valley, Neb., struck a guardrail at that location causing damage to her vehicle. No injuries were reported.
 Officers investigated an accident on Sunday, at approx 6:45 p.m. in the 100 block of West 7th St. A vehicle driven by Kyle Lervold, Concordia, struck a parked and unattended vehicle owned by Matthew Anderson, Concordia, and property owned by Heavy's BBQ.
 Theft–Denise Martens, Jewell, Kan., reported a Theft on Sunday at approx. 3:00 p.m. in the 100 block of East College Dr. Investigation continues.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
On Dec. 22, at 7:10 p.m., Medic-5 and Truck-2 responded to 6th and Doster for a one vehicle accident. No transport was made.


 
 


NEWS

Possible construction of transloading facility discussed

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Courthouse 11-21-14

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Commission approves water rate hike

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SPORTS

T-Birds topple Broncos, 71-58

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 Once the Cloud County Thunderbirds had finally wrestled the lead away from the Hastings College junior varsity, they weren't about to surrender it. Cloud County trailed Hastings throughout most of the first half, and was down 34-31 at halftime. The T-Birds scored the first... [More]

Hake, Guevara receive football awards

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

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