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

Concordia High School plans activities for Homecoming

Concordia High School has selected the following Homecoming king and queen candidates: Cole Larsen, Jordan Eshbaugh, Matthew James, Alex Wilcox, Devin Kymer, Mariah Blazek, Ian Nordell, Lydia Knapp, Braden Brownell and Zoe Brichalli. Homecoming week will be celebrated Sept, 26-30... [More]

Commission approves malt beverage license, demolition request

The Concordia city commission took action on two items during its regular meeting Wednesday night at City Hall. A request from the Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce for a temporary cereal malt beverage license was approved by the commission. The Chamber will operate a beer garden... [More]

From vacant lot to outdoor public space, the Broadway Plaza opens Friday

In April of 1999 a devastating fire wiped out three buildings, housing five businesses, in Downtown Concordia. Once those buildings had been razed,  left behind was a lot that sat vacant for several years. An idea, that turned into a vision, grew into a plan and then became... [More]

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SPORTS

Panthers defeat Wamego twice

WAMEGO — Remaining unbeaten in North Central Kansas League play, the Concordia High School volleyball team swept a pair of matches from Wamego on Thursday. Concordia, ranked ninth in Class 4A-Division II, won the first match in three sets, 25-19, 22-25, 25-23. Cydney Bergmann... [More]

CHS tennis team place third

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Recording fourth-place finishes in number one and two singles and number one and two doubles, the Concordia High School tennis team placed third in its invitational tournament on Thursday. Clay Center won the tournament with 40 points. Phillipsburg was second with 28 and Concordia... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

  Family is the important word . . .  It has been awhile since I opened an American history book, but I am sure that James Madison was a president who regarded the ocean that separates us from Europe as a Godsend, and he did not wish to shorten the distance in any... [More]

Letter to the Editor 9-23-16

 Dear Editor,  During a recent teleconference, Cardinal Raymond Burke, one of the most outspoken defenders of Catholic teaching, weighed in on the upcoming presidential election. He told reporters that 'the faithful must look at the position of both candidates and vote... [More]

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