Letter to the Editor 10-11-13

Dear Editor,
 As one prize (Nobel Winner) economist said . . . “Pay a man to work, he’ll work.  Pay a man to be lazy, he’ll be lazy.
 We have turned into a lazy country . . . due to our “Nanny State.”
 That’s not being negative, only factual.
 Great things happen when you have a nation where people hustle and work.
 Our past history proves that.
                                          George Meyer
                                           Concordia

OPINIONS

Letter to the Editor 5-1-15

Dear Editor  (and Citizens of Concordia),   I grew up in Concordia and have been back to my hometown now for over 30 years.  I have always called Concordia my home, even when I lived elsewhere. I have always been proud of this community and what it has always had... [More]

Prairie Pondering

The Calypso . . .     Sometimes a subject presents itself, chatters onto the page fast and easy, and the morning offers time for other things.Then again, there comes a long-forgotten, fascinating idea, with so much to seek or recall, sort,  decide what ... [More]

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NEWS

County board told jail needs new roof

Cloud County board of commissioners Monday received an invoice and report from Sharp Construction on its findings at the Law Enforcement Center, from Tom Richard, County appointed owners representative for the Law Enforcement Center.  The report showed that condensation... [More]

courthouse 5-5-15

District Court CRIMINAL Blane A. Schmidt appeared May 4 and was found Guilty and convicted of Reckless Driving. He was sentenced to 30 days in the Cloud County Jail and ordered to pay a fine of $500 and costs of the action in the sum of $158. His sentence shall begin forthwith... [More]

For the record 5-5-15

Police Dept. Report Burglary—Cameron Church, Concordia, reported at 11:30 p.m., May 4, an Attempted Burglary which had occurred in the 500 block of Olive. Investigation continues. Arrest—Officers arrested Rodney Mosher, 37, Concordia, at 7:45 a.m., May 3, on a Cloud... [More]

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SPORTS

Eighth grade boys have three place first

BELOIT — Ryan Lee, Beau Bonebrake and Chance LeDuc recorded first-place finishes for the Concordia eighth grade boys' track and field team in the Beloit Invitational on Monday. Lee won the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:11.50. He also placed second in the 800 (2:15.72).... [More]

Panther girls place second

BELOIT — The Concordia High School girls' track and field team placed second in the Beloit Relays on Friday.  Concordia scored 80 points in the meet.  Beloit placed first in the Class 3A-4A division with 131 points. Clay Center was third with 76. The Concordia... [More]

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