For the record 7-22-14

Police Dept. Report
 Accident—Officers investigated a two vehicle Accident at 11:10 a.m., July 18, in the 400 block of West 10th St. involving vehicles driven by James Kearns, Belleville, and Carl Jackson, Concordia.
 Damage to property—Savannah A. Brockelman, Concordia, reported Damage to Property at 9:10 p.m., July 20. Damage occurred in the 700 block of West 10th Street.
Theft—Michael K. Woods, Concordia, reported at 9:30 p.m., July 20, the Theft of Items from the 500 block of East 7th Street.
 Arrest—Officers arrested Kurtis J. Ninemire, 18, Concordia, at approximately 6:40 p.m., in the 400 block of West 6th Street, charging him with Domestic Battery. Ninemire was transported to Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 11:59 a.m., Monday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center for a long distance transfer to Salina Regional Health Center.
At 1:56 p.m., Monday, Medic-5, Truck-2 responded to Cloud County Health Center to transport a 56-year-old male patient back to his home.
At 5:22 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 Truck-2 responded to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center for a 33-year-old female patient. No transport was made.
At 5:50 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 responded to the Concordia Police Department for an 18-year-old male. No transport was made.
At 10:26 p.m., Monday, Medic-5 responded to the 800  block of East 5th and transported a 28-year-old male patient to Cloud County Health Center.

NEWS

Thunderstrikz going synthetic with installation of new lanes

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Courthouse 8-25-16

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School board approves 2016-2017 budget

The Unified School District 333 board of education needed just five minutes to conduct a budget hearing and approve the 2016-17 budget as published on Tuesday. With no public comments on the budget during the hearing, the board passed a budget which reduces the estimated tax... [More]

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SPORTS

T-Birds suffer loss to Cougars

GREAT BEND — Barton Community College downed the Cloud County Thunderbirds in four sets in the Jayhawk Conference Division I opener for both teams on Wednesday night. Cloud County dropped the first set of the match, 25-19. The T-Birds defeated the Cougars 25-18 in the second... [More]

T-Birds topple McCook in season opener

McCOOK, Neb. — The Cloud County Community College volleyball team opened its season by defeating McCook Community College in four sets on Monday. Cloud County won the opening set in the match, 25-21. McCook made it 1-1 with a 25-18 victory in the second set. Cloud County... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

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Letter to the Editor 8-19-16

Dear Editor,  I want to thank the residents in Concordia for making another successful “National Night Out” on August 5th.  National Night Out in Concordia began in 2011. The neighborhood block parties are a great way to get re-acquainted with your neighbors... [More]

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