For the record 2-20-14

Police Dept. Report
Scam warning—Concordia residents are reporting scam claiming to be from Dish Network offering discount rates. These calls are generated by a group that is not affiliated with Dish Network. They are attempting to steal credit card numbers. If you receive a call from someone claiming to be with Dish Network offering you a new rate, please hang up and call the company back directly to verify that the offer is real.
 Also reported in the area is an ongoing scam involving local residents getting calls claiming to be from their grandchildren who are incarcerated in another country and need bail money. These scam artists are very intelligent and are able to extract information from the victims and use it against them to make a very believable story. They are very convincing. Please be aware that this scam has been prevalent in the area and we have received multiple reports of this occurring.

NEWS

Chamber plans raffle to support operational expenses

Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce will be host for a large raffle. It is hoped that he funds generated will support the operational expenses of the Chamber for the remainder of the year and improve the fiscal situation for future years. Concordia Tractor, Inc. and Cloud County... [More]

City commission hears audit report

Mayor Christy Hasch, along with Commissioners Chuck Lambertz, Tim Parker, Sam Sacco and Lyle Pounds, gathered Wednesday night at City Hall to examine and discuss the City of Concordia’s 2015 audit, as well as approve bids for a new ambulance for the fire department and... [More]

Duclos awards $33,555 in grants

The Advisory Board of the Leva and Frank Duclos Foundation met May 3 at The Citizens National Bank in Concordia and approved the following grants: Cloud County Community Resources Council, Concordia, school supply program funding, $1,000. USD #109, Belleville—Republic County... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers split with Bulldogs in NCKL doubleheader

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 Concordia junior Cole Larsen continued his dominance on the mound, but the Panthers continued to struggle in the second game of a doubleheader.  Larsen, who is 6-0 in the season with an earned run average under 1.00, tossed a two-hitter as Concordia shut out Marysville... [More]

Bulldogs shut down Panthers

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Limited to one run on four hits, the Concordia High School softball team dropped both ends of a North Central Kansas League doubleheader to Marysville Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Shelby Downard shut the Panthers out on two hits as Marysville won the first game of... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

 Sleepless in Concordia . . .  As I type, warm sunshine greets me and if storm clouds are near, too bad–the television is choked in another room. What I once regarded as an angel in the form of TV weather information has changed somewhat. Glued to frightening... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Our Native Americans today . . .     Requests  for money come almost daily in the mail. I think of the old, with scant food and shelter, often rearing grandchildren on  northern Indian reservations.  The white man early on realized the Indian's... [More]

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