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

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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