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

For the record 3-4-15

Police Dept. Report Hit and run—Officers investigated a hit and run accident at 1 a.m., March 4 which occurred in the 600 block of East 7th. Kaleb Tyler, 21, Delphos, was arrested at 1:11 a.m. at 13th and Lincoln and was charged with Limitations of Backing, Failure to Report... [More]

Courthouse 3-4-15

District Court CRIMINAL Stephen James Istas appeared March 3 and was found Guilty and convicted of Battery. He was sentenced to six months in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay costs of the action, $158, a fine of $200, an alcohol/drug testing fee of $40, a probation supervision... [More]

Documentary about Ellet to receive award of excellence

 A documentary about former Concordia Blade-Empire columnist Marion Ellet will receive an award for excellence during the 2015 Broadcast Education Association's Festival of Media Arts in Las Vegas on April 12.  Thomas Nelson, associate professor of communications at... [More]

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SPORTS

Strait, Miller pick up wins in 4A state tournament

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SALINA — Concordia’s Zach Strait and Cameron Miller picked up wins in the Class 4A state wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday at the Bicentennial Center. Strait, a freshman, went 2-2 in the 106-pound class. Miller, a junior making his third consecutive trip to... [More]

T-Birds upset Cougars in Region 6 tourney, 84-81

 Putting the frustrations of the regular season behind them, the Cloud County Thunderbirds went on the road and upset Barton Community College 84-81 in the opening round of the Region 6 Tournament Saturday night. Cloud County, which was beaten 78-69 by Barton in the final... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Nothing more to say . . .   Sometimes an obituary can become almost poetic, perhaps and especially if the paper is back home  country - “Scott served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1965. He was a member of the Baptist Church, a hard worker, a green thumb genius... [More]

Letter to the Editor 2-27-15

Dear Editor,  The letter written by David Norlin that appeared in the February 24th edition of the Blade-Empire is yet another example of anti-gun rhetoric espoused by individuals who have a far left political viewpoint. I think Professor Norlin should have followed his... [More]

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