For the record 3-27-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrest—Officers initiated a traffic stop at 3:05 a.m., March 27, in the 800 block of Washington and upon investigation arrested Aaron Hilligas, 20, Fairbury, Neb., charging him with Driving While Intoxicated. He was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

 

Sheriff's Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Amber Rowe, Concordia, March 25 on a Cloud County Warrant for Criminal Threat and Disorderly Conduct. Rowe was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Wayne Key, Concordia, March 25, on a Cloud County Warrant for Criminal Threat and Disorderly Conduct. Key was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Jennifer Knight, Concordia, March 27, charging her with DUI. Knight was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 11:17 a.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 responded to the 800 block of West 9th and transported a 79-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center.
AT 12:45 p.m., Wednesday, Engine-1, Engine-2, Rescue-1 responded to the 1700 block of North 160th for a grass fire and railroad ties on fire. No property damage.

NEWS

Commission approves bond sale for dam projects

By Jessica LeDuc Blade Staff Writer  The Concordia City Commission approved the sale of $1.2 million in general obligation bonds to fund construction of the Plum Road and 21st Street dams Wednesday night. Chuck Boully with George K. Baum & Co., Wichita, told the Commission... [More]

Local bars join designated driver effort

Two local establishments will join with the Cloud County Chemical Dependency Committee to provide free soft drinks for designated drivers on New Year's Eve. Bartenders at the Rock Quarry and the American Legion will have wristbands available for designated drivers, beginning... [More]

Courthouse 12-18-14

District Court CIVIL Settled: Central National Bank received a judgment of $49,817.65 plus interest and costs from Ralph Boone et al, Concordia. LIMITED CIVIL Dismissed: The case of Meritrust Credit Union vs. Timothy Esslinger, Concordia, has been dismissed without prejudice.... [More]

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SPORTS

Four Panthers receive state recognition

 Four members of the Concordia High School football team have received all-state recognition.  Running back Drake Hake was named first team Class 4A-Division II All-State by the VarsityKansas.com and first team Class 4A All-State by the Topeka Capital Journal. A 5-7,... [More]

Panthers open league play with win over Bulldogs

MARYSVILLE — Concordia's interior scoring trumped Marysville's outside shooting. Marysville knocked down 11 three-point baskets, but a career night by Ian Nordell in the paint helped propel Concordia to a 76-64 North Central Kansas League victory on Tuesday night.  Nordell,... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Disturbing questions and possibilities . . .  How clearly do you understand what a drone is, or isn't, what it can and cannot do, how it is affected by what laws–and more?  Well, you aren't the only ones. The law, the press, judges and members of legislatures... [More]

Letter to the Editor 12-5-14

Dear Editor,  Today, I was saddened to learn that the Concordia Improvement Club has been disbanded. What's that, you say?  You didn't know that Concordia had an Improvement Club? I'm not surprised. Maybe that's why it was disbanded.  The Improvement Club has... [More]

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