For the record 8-18-14

Police Dept. Report
Theft–Gilford Hale, Concordia, reported on Friday, Aug. 15, at 12:45 p.m. the Theft of Items from the 500 block of West 3rd St. Investigation continues.
Accident– Officers investigated an Accident on Sat., Aug. 16th, at 11:00 a.m. in the 1500 block of Lincoln St. A legally parked and unattended vehicle owned by Gino E. Brichalli, Concordia, was struck and damaged at that location.
Citation–Officers cited and released Adam Scott McConnell, 22, Concordia, on Sat., Aug. 16th, at 5:00 p.m. in the 900 block of East 7th St., charging him with Criminal Trespass.
Arrest–Officers arrested a 17-year-old juvenile on Sat., Aug. 16th, at approx. 10:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Matthew, charging him with Aggravated Battery. Juvenile was released to his parents.
Damage to Property–Chace Hensley, Concordia reported on Sunday, Aug. 17th, that Property had been Damaged and taken from the 400 block of East 16th Street. Investigation continues.

NEWS

County awards Get in the Cloud funds

 The Cloud County Board of Commissioners today approved the slate of awardees for the Get in the Cloud, Cloud County Small Business Grant program.  Earlier this year, the Cloud County Commissioners renewed funds for the Get in the Cloud Small Business Grant Program... [More]

For the record 7-27-15

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 8:05 a.m., Saturday, Medic-5 responded to the 1100 block of West 11th and transported an 86-year-old female patient to Cloud County Health Center. At 9:48 a.m., Saturday, Medic-5, Rescue-1 responded to the 1300 block of Lincoln for a gas spill. At 10:02... [More]

For the record 7-24-15

Police Dept. Report Criminal Damage—At 1:50 p.m., July 23, Chelsie Rich, Concordia, reported Criminal Damage which had occurred in the 500 block of East 17th. Investigation continues.  Fire Dept./EMS Report  At 11:58 p.m., Thursday, Medic-5 responded to the... [More]

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SPORTS

CNB edges Hoisington, advances to state title game

LUCAS — Citizens National Bank advanced to the championship game of the 64th Annual K-18 Baseball State Tournament by slipping past Hoisington 10-8 in the semifinals on Sunday night. The fourth seed out of the East Regional, Citizens National Bank downed Phillipsburg 13-1... [More]

Blues clip Hawks to stay alive in zone tournament

LINCOLN — The Concordia Blues outslugged the Tri-County Hawks 12-8 Monday night to stay alive in the Class AA  American Legion Baseball Zone Tournament.  Concordia opened the double-elimination tournament with a 5-4 win over Smith Center. The Blues lost 9-1 to... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Keeping watch . . . Off and on, for years, I have realized that the reasons we average citizens (anyhow a lot of us) know so little about our government is that we don't care. If we did, we'd read, inquire, seek  out one heck of a lot of information available to us.  A... [More]

Letter to the Editor 7-24-15

Dear Editor,  I am writing to recognize all the mothers in Cloud County who choose to breastfeed their babies and the employers who support breastfeeding at work.   August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week and this year's theme is “Beastfeeding and Work–Let's... [More]

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