For the record 7-8-13

Police Dept. report
Damage to property—Officers investigated a report of criminal damage to property belonging to Joshua Duvall in the 700 block of East 5th at 8:25 p.m., July 4. Investigation continues.
Officers investigated an incident of criminal damage to property in the 300 block of West 5th Street to property belonging to Robert Swanson of Jamestown at 2:45 p.m., July 4. Investigation continues.
Arrest—Officers initiated a traffic stop at 7:50 p.m., July 4, in the 100 block of Lincoln which led to the arrest of Austin Pachta, 21, Cuba, for transporting an open container. He was cited and released.
Accidents—Officers investigated an accident at 2:15 p.m., July 4, in the 100 block of East College Drive involving vehicles driven by Janice Bender and Annette Gallagher, both of Concordia.
Officers investigated a two-vehicle accident at 8:30 p.m., July 5, in the 200 block of East 6th Street involving vehicles driven by Dustin Flansburg Concordia, and Jason Stewart, Beloit. No injuries were reported.

NEWS

County board sets time for plan extension hearing

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Broadway Plaza design proposal approved

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SPORTS

Thunderbirds drop Grizzlies

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 The Cloud County Thunderbirds notched a fifth straight Jayhawk Conference Western Division volleyball win by dropping Butler Community College 3-1 Monday night in Bryant Gymnasium. Cloud County has rattled off five wins in a row since a loss to Seward County, and is now... [More]

Champlin places 60th at state

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OPINIONS

Marion Ellet Remembered

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Prairie Pondering

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