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

CCHC implementing changes

 With the retirement of surgeon Dr. Muhammad Butt and Nurse Anesthetist Jay Thomas' move from full-time to part-time, Cloud County Health Center has had to figure out how to continue to effectively serve Concordia and the surrounding area.  "We're just trying to keep... [More]

Commission approves wage scales

 Cloud County board of commissioners Monday  approved a resolution establishing the following wage scale for elected officials for the calendar year 2015: County Sheriff, $48,135.88; County Attorney, $49,693.54 plus $10,000 (Appeals); County Clerk, $34,975.46 plus calculation... [More]

For the record 7-7-15

Fire Dept./EMS Report At 3:53 p.m., Monday, Medic-5, Medic-1, Rescue-1, Truck-1 responded to a one vehicle rollover at 24/81 junction. No transport. At 4:18 p.m., Monday, Medic-1 responded to Quaint Road for a medical call. No transport.

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SPORTS

Blues earn split with Junction City

 Cordell Cyr singled to drive in Jordan Mehl in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Concordia Blues a 5-4 victory over Junction City in the second game of an American Legion Baseball doubleheader.  The game was tied at 4-4 heading into the bottom half of the... [More]

Beloit squeezes out pair of wins over Blues

 Beloit scored a run in the top of the ninth inning to squeeze out a 3-2 and complete a sweep of the Concordia Blues in an American Legion Baseball doubleheader Wednesday night at the Concordia Sports Complex.  The game was tied at 2-2 through seven innings of play.... [More]

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OPINIONS

Prairie Pondering

Youth and horses . . .  Since we all are so accustomed to being aware of wars, hunger, hatred and need all over the world, we may tend to become oblivious to the better things in our lives if we but look and think.  What clearly brought that into focus was recently... [More]

In the Mean Time

 Peace of mind is clearly an internal matter.  It must begin with your own thoughts and then extend outward. It is from your peace of mind that a peaceful perception of the world arises. (A Course in Miracles)  Charlie Brown laments, “No matter how I try... [More]

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