For the record 3-3-14

Police Dept. Report
Lost and found—A number of items have been turned in to the Concordia Police Department to be identified and claimed. The items, date and location found are as follows:  Jan. 20, bicycle, Circle B building; Feb. 16, Samsung phone, 300 block West 8th; Feb. 18, vehicle key, 600 W. 6th.
Items found at Dollar General and held for a month before being turned in were: keys on Koch excavating key ring, Samsumg flip phone, LG slider phone, all found on Jan. 29 and pay stub and car keys, found Jan. 13.

 Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at approximately 3 p.m., Feb. 28, in the intersection of East 11th Street and Matthew Street involving vehicles driven by Judd Kindel, Aurora, and Kenneth Richard Walker, Concordia. Walker was charged with leaving the scene of an accident. No injuries were reported.

NEWS

Possible construction of transloading facility discussed

 The Kansas Department of Transportation officials and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer made a stop in Concordia, Thursday morning, to hear input on possibly constructing a rail transloading facility in Cloud County.  Transloading is the process of moving goods from one mode of... [More]

Courthouse 11-21-14

District Court CRIMINAL  Candice Dawn Beach appeared Nov. 17 and was convicted of a violation of Criminal Damage to Property. She was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, restitution of $24.97 by Dec. 31. Her sentence... [More]

Commission approves water rate hike

 Starting next month, citizens will see an increase in water bills after rates were raised at Wednesday night’s Concordia City Commission meeting.  After several months of discussion, the Commission last night approved a six-percent increase in water and sewer... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds topple Broncos, 71-58

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 Once the Cloud County Thunderbirds had finally wrestled the lead away from the Hastings College junior varsity, they weren't about to surrender it. Cloud County trailed Hastings throughout most of the first half, and was down 34-31 at halftime. The T-Birds scored the first... [More]

Hake, Guevara receive football awards

 Concordia High School seniors Drake Hake and Stafen Guevara were presented awards during the Concordia Lions Club Football Banquet Tuesday night at the Catholic Parish Hall. Hake received the Most Outstanding Senior Offensive Player Award, presented in memory of Trevor... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Death knell for college life as we know it?     The books on my shelves which have bright, inviting covers are few. No one would find most of them inviting, and I admit they aren't dusted in weekly cleaning. They don't have  fresh, new titles.  They... [More]

In the Mean Time

 “WHO CARES!!”  What would be your reaction if you saw those words on the face of every clock you looked at?  Recently, I received an advertisement for such a time-piece. All the numerals are in a heap at the bottom and those words are emblazoned across... [More]

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