For the record 7-30-14

Police Dept. Report
Arrests—Officers responded to a disturbance call in the 300 block of West 8th at approximately 8:15 p.m., July 28 and arrested William Strommen, 19, Concordia, charging him with Criminal Damage to Property, Domestic Related and Criminal Threat. He was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Officers arrested Ryan Crump, 30, approximately 11:40 p.m., July 28, in the 1700 block of Republican, charging him with DUI. He was transported to the Cloud County Law Enforcement Center.
Accident—Officers investigated an Accident at approximately 12:46 p.m., July 29, at 5th and Broadway involving vehicles driven by Thomas Blazek, Cuba, and Vicki Demars, Concordia.
Theft—Casey's General Store reported Theft at approximately 5 a.m., July 30, in the 1300 block of Lincoln.

 

Fire Dept./EMS Report
At 7:56 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 100 block of West 7th and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 8:57 a.m., Tuesday, Engine-1, Medic-5 responded to the 400 block of West 5th for smoke investigation.
At 10:39 a.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 400 block of East 16th for a medical call and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 12:56 p.m., Tuesday, Engine-1, Truck-1 responded to the 700 block of Cedar for an alarm going off as the result of a cooking accident.
At 3:21 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-5 responded to the 400 block of East 1st for a medical call and transported one patient to Cloud County Health Center.
At 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, Medic-1 responded to Cloud County Health Center for long distance transfer to Salina Regional Health Center.

NEWS

Chamber plans raffle to support operational expenses

Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce will be host for a large raffle. It is hoped that he funds generated will support the operational expenses of the Chamber for the remainder of the year and improve the fiscal situation for future years. Concordia Tractor, Inc. and Cloud County... [More]

City commission hears audit report

Mayor Christy Hasch, along with Commissioners Chuck Lambertz, Tim Parker, Sam Sacco and Lyle Pounds, gathered Wednesday night at City Hall to examine and discuss the City of Concordia’s 2015 audit, as well as approve bids for a new ambulance for the fire department and... [More]

Duclos awards $33,555 in grants

The Advisory Board of the Leva and Frank Duclos Foundation met May 3 at The Citizens National Bank in Concordia and approved the following grants: Cloud County Community Resources Council, Concordia, school supply program funding, $1,000. USD #109, Belleville—Republic County... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers split with Bulldogs in NCKL doubleheader

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 Concordia junior Cole Larsen continued his dominance on the mound, but the Panthers continued to struggle in the second game of a doubleheader.  Larsen, who is 6-0 in the season with an earned run average under 1.00, tossed a two-hitter as Concordia shut out Marysville... [More]

Bulldogs shut down Panthers

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Limited to one run on four hits, the Concordia High School softball team dropped both ends of a North Central Kansas League doubleheader to Marysville Tuesday at the Concordia Sports Complex. Shelby Downard shut the Panthers out on two hits as Marysville won the first game of... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

 Sleepless in Concordia . . .  As I type, warm sunshine greets me and if storm clouds are near, too bad–the television is choked in another room. What I once regarded as an angel in the form of TV weather information has changed somewhat. Glued to frightening... [More]

Prairie Pondering

Our Native Americans today . . .     Requests  for money come almost daily in the mail. I think of the old, with scant food and shelter, often rearing grandchildren on  northern Indian reservations.  The white man early on realized the Indian's... [More]

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