For the record 3-17-14

Police Dept. Report
Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 6 p.m., March 14, in the 200 block of east 6th Street involving vehicles driven by Mark W. Brown, Scandia, and Carol A. Noyes, Concordia.
Theft—Officers took a report of Theft at approximately 7 p.m., March 16, from the 1000 block of Lincoln St. Investigation continues.

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Samuel Smelser, Concordia, March 13, charging him with DUI. Smelser was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Michael Mills, Glasco, March 14, charging him with DUI. Mills was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
Calls for March 15
At 3:34 p.m., Saturday, Medic-5 responded to 7th and Lincoln and transported a 44-year-old male patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 3:38 p.m., Saturday, Medic-1 responded to the 1100 block of West 11th and transported an 88-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 6:07 p.m., Saturday, Medic-5 responded to the 500 block of East 7th and transported a 66-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Concordia High School plans activities for Homecoming

Concordia High School has selected the following Homecoming king and queen candidates: Cole Larsen, Jordan Eshbaugh, Matthew James, Alex Wilcox, Devin Kymer, Mariah Blazek, Ian Nordell, Lydia Knapp, Braden Brownell and Zoe Brichalli. Homecoming week will be celebrated Sept, 26-30... [More]

Commission approves malt beverage license, demolition request

The Concordia city commission took action on two items during its regular meeting Wednesday night at City Hall. A request from the Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce for a temporary cereal malt beverage license was approved by the commission. The Chamber will operate a beer garden... [More]

From vacant lot to outdoor public space, the Broadway Plaza opens Friday

In April of 1999 a devastating fire wiped out three buildings, housing five businesses, in Downtown Concordia. Once those buildings had been razed,  left behind was a lot that sat vacant for several years. An idea, that turned into a vision, grew into a plan and then became... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers defeat Wamego twice

WAMEGO — Remaining unbeaten in North Central Kansas League play, the Concordia High School volleyball team swept a pair of matches from Wamego on Thursday. Concordia, ranked ninth in Class 4A-Division II, won the first match in three sets, 25-19, 22-25, 25-23. Cydney Bergmann... [More]

CHS tennis team place third

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Recording fourth-place finishes in number one and two singles and number one and two doubles, the Concordia High School tennis team placed third in its invitational tournament on Thursday. Clay Center won the tournament with 40 points. Phillipsburg was second with 28 and Concordia... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

  Family is the important word . . .  It has been awhile since I opened an American history book, but I am sure that James Madison was a president who regarded the ocean that separates us from Europe as a Godsend, and he did not wish to shorten the distance in any... [More]

Letter to the Editor 9-23-16

 Dear Editor,  During a recent teleconference, Cardinal Raymond Burke, one of the most outspoken defenders of Catholic teaching, weighed in on the upcoming presidential election. He told reporters that 'the faithful must look at the position of both candidates and vote... [More]

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