For the record 6-24-14

Police Dept. Report
Damage to property—Jennifer Rozean, Concordia, reported at 10:40 p.m., June 20, Damage to Property in the 300 block of West 2nd Street.
Cindy Hake, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 6:30 p.m., June 22, in the 1400 block of Spruce Street.

Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 8:31 a.m., June 23, in the 1300 block of Lincoln Street involving vehicles driven by Dustin C. Unruh, Galva, and Steven B. Horkman, Concordia. No injuries were reported.
Officers investigated a one vehicle Injury Accident at 1:55 p.m., June 23, in the 600 block of West 7th Street. A vehicle driven by Richard K. Roughton, Concordia, struck property at that location owned by Larry Ostrom, Concordia.
Theft—Yolinda M. Meyer, Concordia, reported Theft of Property at 11:35 a.m., June 23, in the 100 block of East College Drive.

NEWS

Ringneck Kennels in process of building new facility

 Located in Concordia since 2013, Ringneck Kennels, owned by Blake and Brianna Wolf, is in the process of building a new facility.  Moving from Minnesota, Ringneck Kennels, which received its name from the pheasant, but is also a homage to Brianna Wolf's home town of... [More]

Waites named CCHC CEO

 Cherri Waites has accepted the position of CEO of Cloud County Health Center.  Waites, who was hired as the chief financial officer of the hospital in Aug. 2014, has been serving as the interim CEO since the resignation of Don Bates on March 10.  CCHC board or... [More]

Wheat harvest offers up mixed bag

 With harvest beginning on Monday, Kurt Kocher has been seeing a little bit of everything in this year's wheat crop. "It's a mixed bag this year," Kocher said.   With an early freeze where temperatures dropped rapidly, the wheat never had a chance to harden. ... [More]

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SPORTS

Concordia swimmers place in home meet

CONCORDIA -- 9 swim teams met in Concordia on Saturday, June 27 for the Concordia Invitational.  They were the Concordia Hurricanes, Clay Center Tigersharks, Beatrice Barracudas, Seward Swim Club, Washington County Swim Team, Fairbury Wave Breakers, York Dolphins, Wilber... [More]

Co-op and Funk Pharmacy advance to championship game

 Cloud County Co-op and Funk Pharmacy advanced to the championship game of the Concordia Recreation Girls' Softball Tournament by picking up wins in the opening round Thursday night at the Concordia Sports Complex. Scoring 21 runs in three innings, Cloud County Co-op defeated... [More]

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OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, We have been 31 years in our home on the 600 block of East 15th Street, bought with a wonderful country view. Now we have a tower to look at less than 100 feet from our home. What a sad, sad day. Bo & Susan Hubert

Letter to the Editor 6-26-15

Dear Editor, It's a shame that, in today's world, greed has replaced neighborly values.  Today, our neighborhood is a recipient of a 170-foot cell tower.  When your neighbors' safety and property is compromised for personal gain, it's a sad day.  We will all miss... [More]

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