For the record 4-26-13

Police Dept. Report
Theft‚ Marilyn Flesher, Concordia, reported at 8 a.m., April 26, Theft of Items from her residence in the 200 block of East 9th. Investigation continues.
Accidents—At 4:20 p.m., April 25, officers investigated a two vehicle accident in the 1200 block of East 6th involving vehicles driven by Amanda Applebee and Juanita Hale, both of Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a two vehicle accident at 2:10 p.m., April 25, at the intersection of College Drive and Lincoln involving vehicles driven by Juan Flores, LaGrulla, Texas, and Elizabeth Maschka, Concordia. Injuries were reported and several people were transported to Cloud County Health Center.

Sheriff's Dept. Report
Arrest—Deputies arrested Christopher McMillan, Beloit, April 25 for Driving Under the Influence. McMillan was transported to Cloud County Corrections.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 5:22 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 went to the 1000 block of East 9th and transported an 84-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 7:39 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 went to Mt. Joseph Senior Village and transported a 95-year-old female to Cloud County Health Center.
At 9:38 p.m., Wednesday, Medic-5 went to CCHC for a 95-year-old female to transport patient back to Mount Joseph.
At 8:41 a.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to the 500 block of West 18th and transported a 76-year-old male patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 2:13 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5, Medic-1, Truck-1, responded to a two-vehicle injury accident at the intersection of College Drive and Lincoln. Three patients were transported to Cloud County Health Center.
At 11:55 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to the 500 block of East 16th and transported a 33-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

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SPORTS

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

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