For the record 4-2-13

Police Dept Report
Accidents—Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 7:55 a.m., April 1, in the intersection of Lincoln and East 7th Street involving vehicles driven by Corey J. Clark and Tabitha M. Kirgis, both of Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Officers arrested Damian Kyle Clancy, 26, Concordia, April 2 at approximately 1:55 a.m. in the 2200 block of Lincoln charging him with Driving While Suspended and Criminal Trespass. Clancy was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Theft—Melissa D. Anderson, Concordia, reported at 10 a.m., April 1 Theft of Property. The theft occurred sometime between March 27 and 29 in the 300 block of East 16th Street.
Accident—Officers investigated a multiple vehicle accident at 8:20 p.m., April 1, in the intersection of East 6th and Lincoln Streets. Vehicles driven by Turner R. McDaniel, Fairmont, Neb., and Hugh Daniel Sands, Fort Shaw, Mont., collided at that location. The McDaniel vehicle then struck two unoccupied vehicles in the 200 block of East 6th Street. McDaniel, 29, was arrested at that location and charged with Driving Under the Influence, Transporting Open Container, Refusal of Preliminary Breath Test, Driving Too Fast for Conditions and Following Too Closely. He was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrests—Deputies arrested Robert Payne, Hastings, Neb., March 29 on a Cloud County Warrant for seven counts of Giving a Worthless Check. Payne was transported to Cloud County Corrections.
Deputies arrested Brock Sallman March 31 for Driving Under the Influence. Sallman was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

NEWS

Ribbon cutting ceremony for recently merged banks

A ribbon cutting in Concordia yesterday marked the merger of Peoples Exchange Bank with  American State Bank & Trust Company of Great Bend. The two banks are owned by American State Bancshares of Wichita. The merger was effective July 11. James Koch, who currently is... [More]

Concordia Terminal LLC board approves expansion

Determining there is a need for additional grain storage space, the Concordia Terminal LLC board of directors approved an $11 million expansion project during a meeting on Thursday afternoon. Concordia Terminal LLC, owned by Cloud County Co-op Elevator Association Inc., Central... [More]

Dedicated children to perform in Missoula Theatre play

 Sixty dedicated children from the north central Kansas area and even beyond have been busy every day this week learning the ins and outs of acting from instructors from the Missoula Children's Theatre, Missoula, Mont.  Results of their commitment and hard work can... [More]

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SPORTS

American Legion advances to state title game

OSBORNE — Winning a matchup of two Concordia teams, the American Legion advanced to the championship game of the Kansas State Pee Wee Baseball Tournament. The American Legion shut out 16th Street Car Wash 5-0 in the tournament semifinals on Thursday night. Advancing to... [More]

Gymnasts compete at nationals

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Seven gymnasts representing the Concordia Gymnastics Center competed in the 2016 AAU Gymnastics National Championships at ESPN Wide World of Sports. There were 72 gymnasts from 22 gyms presenting the Missouri Valley District among the 1,539 total gymnasts... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Remembering the smoke-filled rooms . . .  “The Atlantic” recently ran a lengthy commentary by Jonathan Rauch. It was “How American Politics Went Insane.”  He got into history with the party bosses, smoke filled rooms, deals made and carried... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-22-16

Dear Editor,  Voting!!  As I was lying awake last night, thinking about the day and what Ted Cruz said at the Republican Convention. I realized I had to agree with him. Yes, I agree his timing and choice of place to present his feelings was probably not the best, but... [More]

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