For the record 3-19-14

Police Dept. Report
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident at 8:05 a.m., March 19, in the 100 block of West 8th involving a vehicle driven by Paige Nelson, Concordia, and a vehicle owned by Barry Porter, Concordia.


Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Richard Knapp, Jamestown, March 17, charging him with Driving While Suspended. Knapp was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Daniel Wheatley, Concordia, March 14, charging him with DUI. Wheatley was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Lucas Lintz, Concordia, March 16, charging him with Driving While Suspended and on a Geary County Warrant. Lintz was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Kenzie George, Manhattan, March 17, charging her with DUI and Transporting Open Container. George was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Tosha Mason, Concordia, March 18, charging her with DUI and Transporting an Open Container. Mason was transported to Cloud County Corrections.


County board sets time for plan extension hearing

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Hunger Banquet offers lessons on hunger, poverty

 "We are here today because more than 2.5 billion people live in poverty." This was emcee Toby Nosker's opening sentence when he addressed the crowd at Thursday evening's Hunger Banquet at the Valley Rental Center in Concordia.  Approximately 70 people attended the... [More]

Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

 Moving forward on the Broadway Plaza project, the Concordia city commission approved a design proposal with BBN Architects, Inc. during its meeting Wednesday night.  BBN Architects will provide the city with a final design and construction administration of the proposed... [More]

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Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies


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Champlin places 60th at state

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Playing in the Class 4A state golf tournament for the fourth consecutive year, Concordia's Janae Champlin finished in 60th place Monday at Dub's Dread Golf Club. Champlin posted a score of 114 in the tournament. Brittany Jensen, DeSoto, and Anna Pool,... [More]

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Marion Ellet Remembered

  Our Marion Ellet was given star treatment in Kansas City last night. She is the subject of Tom Nelson's new documentary, "The Story of Marion Ellet," which was part of the Kansas City International Film Festival. It was attended by a hand- ful of former Concordians,... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Life's little instructions . . .  Sometimes the right ideas for another column fail to appear, except with reasons why they shouldn't be attempted. That's when fingers go wandering over the keys and the mind follows. A photograph in one book reveals a smiling fellow, casually... [More]

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