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

Winners announced in lighting contest

 Winners of the Concordia Christmas Lighting Contest were decided earlier this week with Leroy Dickinson and Dan Wheatley, 719 W. 6th street winning the first place award of a $100 Chamber gift certificate.  Second place of a $75 Chamber gift certificate went to Rickey... [More]

Courthouse 12-19-14

District Court District Court CRIMINAL  Jared W. Shuler appeared Dec. 17 and was found Guilty and convicted of Big Game Permit Violation. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a reduced fine of $250, costs of the action, $108 by Jan. 28,... [More]

Commission approves bond sale for dam projects

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  The Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.2 million in general obligation bonds to fund construction of the Plum Road and 21st Street dams Wednesday night. Chuck Boully with George K. Baum & Co., Wichita, told the Commission... [More]

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SPORTS

Bulldogs pin loss on Panthers in league dual

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 The Concordia High School wrestling team was beaten 46-36 by Marysville in a North Central Kansas League dual Thursday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. Concordia got out to an 18-0 lead by winning the first three matches.  Zach Strait, 106... [More]

Four Panthers receive state recognition

 Four members of the Concordia High School football team have received all-state recognition.  Running back Drake Hake was named first team Class 4A-Division II All-State by the VarsityKansas.com and first team Class 4A All-State by the Topeka Capital Journal. A 5-7,... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 12-19-14

Dear Editor,  In March 2014, a group of young professionals in Concordia started meeting monthly to network and begin working on projects that would benefit our community. Many of us had been active in the Park Project and wanted to continue the momentum. We started calling... [More]

Year of Peace

Sometimes a gift is more than just what's under the tree  By Sister Jean Rosemarynoski  Christmas is a time when differences seem to melt away and we more readily come together as a human community to care for one another.  The Concordia Year of Peace would like... [More]

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