For the record 2-18-13

Police Dept. Report
Theft—Joseph Griffee, Manhattan, report the Theft of an Item from the 1600 block of Union Road, Feb. 8. Investigation continues.
Wanda Sallman, Concordia, reported the Theft of Items that were delivered to her residence in the 300 block of East 2nd Street, Feb. 6. Investigation continues.
Stephanie Retherford, Concordia, reported Feb. 16 at 12:30 p.m. that Property in the 1200 block of Lincoln Street had been Damaged and Stolen sometime after Feb. 9.
Casey's General Store reported the Theft of Fuel at 7:20 p.m., Feb. 16.
Damage to property—Caleb J. Stupka, Concordia, reported Damage to his Vehicle while it was parked in the 900 block of Matthew Street, Feb. 14. Damage occurred sometime between 3:45 a.m. and 4:10 a.m.
Bernard Hernandez, Abilene, reported Feb. 14 at 8:05 a.m. that his Vehicle had been Damaged sometime during the night while it was parked at the Rodeway Inn.
Arrests—Officers arrested Brian Douglas Peterson, 23, Concordia, at 12:55 a.m., Feb. 17, in the 200 block of East 7th Street. Peterson was transported to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Aggravated Assault.
Officers arrested Kevin Swanson, 35, Scandia, at approximately 7:35 p.m., Feb. 17, in the 1700 block of Quail Road. Swanson was transported to Cloud County Corrections and charged with Rape, Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Burglary, Criminal Damage to Property, Resisting Arrest and Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer. The arrest was the result of an investigation of a domestic complaint from earlier Sunday.


Volunteers create mosaic for new playground

 Hundreds of volunteers wielding hammers and drills will descend on the construction site of Concordia's new destination playground next week, but much of the detail work began months ago.  The creators of Cloudville's most intricate feature, a 10-by-3-foot mosaic of... [More]

Medical Director of the Year


Cloud County Health Center Chief of Staff Dr. Justin Poore (left) was recently awarded the Kansas Emergency Medical Technicians Association's Medical Director of the Year award. This award honors special accomplishments, innovations, fresh ideas and significant contributions... [More]

For the record 4-18-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 8:47a.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Truck-1 went to the 400 block of West 10th and transported a 62-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center. At 2:08 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Rescue-1, Truck-1, Truck-2 went to Highway 24 and 90th Road for a one motor vehicle... [More]

More News


Panthers drop pair of league games to Wamego

WAMEGO — Concordia's reign atop the North Central Kansas League is in jeopardy after suffering a pair of losses to Wamego on Thursday. The Panthers, who have won five straight baseball league titles, fell 6-5 and 6-0 to the Red Raiders, and are now 0-2 in league play. “Right... [More]

Rimrodt places second in singles


 Concordia's Marcel Rimrodt placed second in number one singles in the tennis quadrangular the Panthers hosted on Thursday. Rimrodt suffered his only loss 8-6 to Gabe Johnson, Abilene, in the opening round. He then shut out Jacob Drey, Marysville, 8-0 and Paul Meyer, St.... [More]

More Sports


Letter to the Editor 4-18-14

Dear Editor,   Questions that need answers? 1. Why should we sign up for the Special Civility Pledge? 2. Isn't the “Bill of Rights” still acceptable?        3. Aren't the Ten Commandments still taught? 4. What happened to the... [More]

More Opinions

Buy Photos