For the record 7-21-14

Fire Dept./EMS Report

At 9:23 a.m., Friday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to a smoke alarm activation in the 200 block of West 9th. There was no fire.
At 2:33 p.m., Friday, Medic-5,Truck-2 responded to the 400 block of East 9th for a medical call. There was no transport.

At 12:37 p.m., Saturday, Medic-5 responded to the 500 block of Washington for a medical call and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 3:12 p.m., Saturday, Engine-1, Engine-2, Rescue-1, Truck-2 and Medic-5 responded to the 1200 block of Olive for a house full of smoke and found smoke coming from the furnace.

At 6:46 a.m., Sunday, Medic-5 responded to the 400 block of West 7th for a medical call and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 4:06 p.m., Sunday, Medic-5 responded to the 200 block of East 12th for a medical call and transported one patient to cloud County Health Center.
At 6:44 p.m., Sunday, Medic-5 responded to 40th and Teal for a one vehicle roll over and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 8:42 p.m., Sunday, Medic-5 responded to 100 Village for a medical call. There was no transport.
At 8:47 p.m., Sunday, Medic-1 and Medic-5 responded to a medical call in the 1500 block of Archer and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.

At 2:45 a.m., Monday, Medic-5 responded to the 1900 block of Broadway and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Two more join race for open school board seats

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SPORTS

CHS suffers loss to Abilene

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 Picking up wins in just two matches, the Concordia High School wrestling team was beaten 66-9 by Abilene in a North Central Kansas League dual Thursday night in the Concordia Junior-Senior High School gymnasium. Zach Strait gave Concordia a 3-0 lead when he defeated Trevor... [More]

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Prairie Pondering

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