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

Swenson returns home with purchase of Duis Meat

 A chance to come back home was a big plus for Ryan Swenson when he decided to purchase Duis Meat Processing from Toby and Sue Duis.  Swenson, son of Richard and Denise Swenson, Concordia, was born and raised in Concordia, growing up on the family farm north of town.... [More]

Courthouse 8-27-15

District Court CIVIL Settled: Commerce Bank received a judgment of $11,996.60 plus costs and interest from Gail Johnson, Concordia. LIMITED CIVIL Settled: Credit Management Services Inc. received a judgment of $3,137.31 plus interest and costs from Sheila Copple and Ben Copple,... [More]

For the record 8-27-15

Police Dept. Report Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 3:25 p.m., Aug. 26, in the 100 block of West 7th involving vehicles driven by Barbara Tracy and Nina Sheely, Concordia. Officers investigated accident at 3:25 p.m., Aug. 26, in the 2200 section of Campus... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds cruise in conference opener

DODGE CITY — Taking to the road for the Jayhawk Conference Western Division opener, the Cloud County Community College volleyball team downed Dodge City Community College in straight sets Wednesday night.  Now 4-1 on the season, the Thunderbirds won the first set,... [More]

T-Birds go 3-1 in RKP Invitational

BEATRICE, Neb. — The Cloud County Community College volleyball team opened its season by going 3-1 in RKP Invitational hosted by Southeast (Neb.) Community College on Friday and Saturday.  Cloud County downed Southwestern (Iowa) Community College in straight sets in... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 8-28-15

Dear Editor,  This letter is being written in response to the news media coverage of the Health Department's budget. We have had a multitude of people either stop us on the street, call or ask our families about the statement the Health Department was $100,000 over on commodities.... [More]

Prairie Pondering

This and That . . .  Quite often, I wonder if there are other people in their 90s who suddenly become quite aware of Time and the essence thereof, resulting in a frustrated, often frantic state of mind in which too many things demand attention, none of which seems to get... [More]

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