For the record 7-3-13

Police Dept. Report
Battery—Jean Mason, Concordia, reported at 3:45 p.m., July 1, that she had been battered earlier in the day. Investigation continues.
Theft—Scott Longfellow, Concordia, reported at 12:55 a.m., July 2, the Theft of Property and Damage to Property in the 400 block of West 8th Street. Investigation continues.

Police Dept. Report
Lost and found—A number of items have been turned in to the Concordia Police Department to be identified and claimed. The items, date and location found are as follows: Children's lime green bike, April 16, 528 E. 2nd; Black XGames Knee pad, May 6, City Park; yard decor (female statue 2 1/2 ft. tall), May 22, CCCC dorms; orange key fob/small silver knife, June 3, 200 block, W. 10th; dog harness and two leashes, June 14, 600 block W. 8th; two MP3 players, June 18, 200 block E. 10th; Bifold wallet, June 19, City Park.

NEWS

Voters to head to polls for Tuesday’s primary

 Cloud County voters will have the opportunity to help elect candidates for U.S. senator, 1st District representative, a governor and numerous other state offices when they go to the polls for the primary election next Tuesday, Aug. 5.  Republicans in Cloud County's... [More]

Courthouse 7-31-14

District Court CIVIL Settled: City of Miltonvale and William R. Jones and Cynthia A. Jones received quiet title to real estate from John A. Rickard, Hepribah, Ga. Filed: Jerod L. Francis petitions the Court to enter an order requesting reinstatement of his driving privileges... [More]

CCCC board approves publishing budget

 The Cloud County Community College board of trustees approved publishing the 2014-2015 budget Tuesday night, leaving the mill levy unchanged.  Amy Lange, vice president for administrative services, recommended the board maintain the operational mill levy at 25.694... [More]

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SPORTS

Blues advance to semifinals of state tournament

WATHENA – The Concordia Blues advanced to the semifinals of the Class AA State American Legion baseball tournament with a 9-6 win over Larned here last night. The Blues are one of just two unbeaten teams remaining in the double elimination tournament. Fort Scott, also unbeaten... [More]

CNB clips Norton 2-1 in K-18 state title game

LUCAS — Scratching out just enough runs to back a solid pitching performance by Cole Larsen, Concordia Citizens National Bank clipped Norton 2-1 in the championship game of the K-18 Baseball State Tournament Tuesday night. Larsen gave up just one run on four hits, struck... [More]

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OPINIONS

In the mean time

 “The roots of the American experiment in democracy reach back thousands of years, fed by our failures as well as our successes, our crimes as well as our ideals. When at last we learn humility, our republic will bloom.” These words are from Jacob Needleman,... [More]

In the mean time

 Last week's rerun of GOD'S WINGS started a series of meditations for me. One of the most difficult was my seeking to answer the question, Would I be willing to lay down my life for another? When the chips were down, would I, like the mother bird, remain steadfast or would... [More]

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