For the record 12-5

Police Dept. Report
Theft—Officers investigated a report of Theft and Criminal Damage to Property that occurred sometime Nov. 30 after 5 p.m. at Ag Mark, 1111 West 4th Street. Damage and Theft were reported at 8:50 a.m., Dec. 3.
Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 2:20 p.m., Dec. 3, in the 100 block of West 5th Street. Vehicles driven by Naomi E. Chase and Ashley N. Davis, both of Concordia, collided at that location.
Jill R. Taylor, Concordia, reported her vehicle had been struck and damaged at 7:30 a.m., Dec. 4, while it was parked in the 100 block of East 10th Street. Investigation showed that a grain trailer driven by Wendell L. Felsburg, Gaylord, had struck and damaged the vehicle while pulling into the fuel pumps at 10th and Lincoln.

NEWS

Ribbon cutting ceremony for recently merged banks

A ribbon cutting in Concordia yesterday marked the merger of Peoples Exchange Bank with  American State Bank & Trust Company of Great Bend. The two banks are owned by American State Bancshares of Wichita. The merger was effective July 11. James Koch, who currently is... [More]

Concordia Terminal LLC board approves expansion

Determining there is a need for additional grain storage space, the Concordia Terminal LLC board of directors approved an $11 million expansion project during a meeting on Thursday afternoon. Concordia Terminal LLC, owned by Cloud County Co-op Elevator Association Inc., Central... [More]

Dedicated children to perform in Missoula Theatre play

 Sixty dedicated children from the north central Kansas area and even beyond have been busy every day this week learning the ins and outs of acting from instructors from the Missoula Children's Theatre, Missoula, Mont.  Results of their commitment and hard work can... [More]

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SPORTS

American Legion advances to state title game

OSBORNE — Winning a matchup of two Concordia teams, the American Legion advanced to the championship game of the Kansas State Pee Wee Baseball Tournament. The American Legion shut out 16th Street Car Wash 5-0 in the tournament semifinals on Thursday night. Advancing to... [More]

Gymnasts compete at nationals

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Seven gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2016 AAU Gymnastics National Championships at ESPN Wide World of Sports. There were 72 gymnasts from 22 gyms presenting the Missouri Valley District among the 1,539 total gymnasts... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Remembering the smoke-filled rooms . . .  “The Atlantic” recently ran a lengthy commentary by Jonathan Rauch. It was “How American Politics Went Insane.”  He got into history with the party bosses, smoke filled rooms, deals made and carried... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-22-16

Dear Editor,  Voting!!  As I was lying awake last night, thinking about the day and what Ted Cruz said at the Republican Convention. I realized I had to agree with him. Yes, I agree his timing and choice of place to present his feelings was probably not the best, but... [More]

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