For the record 2-28-14

Police Dept. Report
Accident—Officers investigated an accident Feb. 27 at 6th and Cloud Streets involving vehicles driven by Patricia Wright, Concordia, and Tyson Seirer, Glen Elder.
Arrest—Officers investigated an accident Feb. 26 in the 600 block of East 15th Street involving property owned by Leo Hubert, Concordia. Upon investigation, officers arrested Landon Deal, 23, Concordia, Feb. 27, charging him with Inattentive Driving, No Proof of Insurance, No License Plate and Failure to Report Property Damage. He was cited and released.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 12:42 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to the 1300 block of Quaint Road for an 83-year-old male patient. No transport was made.
Calls for Feb. 28
At 4:42 a.m., Friday, Medic-5 responded to the 600 block of 2nd Ave. and transported a 55-year-old male to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Board rescinds moratorium motion

The Cloud County board of commissioners voted to rescind its motion from the June 15 meeting, which had asked Cloud County Attorney Rob Walsh to impose a 180-day moratorium to study cell phone tower locations. The vote earlier this month had come following a meeting with concerned... [More]

Tree care becomes full-time occupation for McNutt

 When Paul McNutt, owner and manager of Paul's Tree Care, moved to Concordia from San Diego in 1999, tree care was just supposed to be a side-job.  By 2007, after a severe ice storm, McNutt had so much business, he decided to quit his job at Cunningham Telephone and... [More]

School board approves transfer of funds

During its end of the year closeout meeting, the Unified School District 333 board of education approved the transfer of $474,815.25 from the general fund. The transfer is pending a payment of $6,300 from the Kansas Department of Education for career and technical education.... [More]

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SPORTS

Cloud County Co-op downs Funk Pharmacy in title game

 Cloud County County knocked off Funk Pharmacy 10-1 in the championship game of the Concordia Recreation Girls' Softball Tournament Tuesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.  Zoe Bechard pitched a one-hitter and Abby Fredrickson and Courtney Mansfield combined... [More]

Concordia swimmers place in home meet

CONCORDIA -- 9 swim teams met in Concordia on Saturday, June 27 for the Concordia Invitational.  They were the Concordia Hurricanes, Clay Center Tigersharks, Beatrice Barracudas, Seward Swim Club, Washington County Swim Team, Fairbury Wave Breakers, York Dolphins, Wilber... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, We have been 31 years in our home on the 600 block of East 15th Street, bought with a wonderful country view. Now we have a tower to look at less than 100 feet from our home. What a sad, sad day. Bo & Susan Hubert

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, It's a shame that, in today's world, greed has replaced neighborly values.  Today, our neighborhood is a recipient of a 170-foot cell tower.  When your neighbors' safety and property is compromised for personal gain, it's a sad day.  We will all miss... [More]

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