Two Arrested for ATM Robbery in Concordia
Two suspects have been taken into custody in regards to a robbery that took place July 12, 2023 at Elk State Bank in Concordia. According to a news release from the Concordia Police Department, officers responded to an alarm call at Elk State Bank, located at 1702 Lincoln Street in Concordia, at 4:30 am on July 12th. Upon arrival, officers found that the ATM of the business had been broken into and a stolen pickup was left on scene. The Concordia Police Department and the Cloud County Sheriff’s Department conducted a search of the area and evidence was recovered from multiple locations.
Significant quantity of illegal drugs leads to 19-year-old’s arrest in Concordia
CONCORDIA, Kan. (WIBW) - A significant amount of illegal narcotics found during a Concordia traffic stop led to the arrest of a 19-year-old from Haddam. The Concordia Police Department says that just before 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 20, law enforcement officials stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of E. 10th St. for a traffic violation.
Concordia Police Department Report for Monday, November 27th
On 11/26/2023 at 2:57 PM Officers responded to a non-injury accident in the 1100 block of East 9th Street. On 11/25/2023 at 6:24 PM Officers responded to a non-injury accident in the 200 block of West 6th Street. On 11/25/2023 at 9:06 AM Officers responded to a non-injury accident in...
Sister Patricia Lewter
Sister Patricia Lewter died November 25, 2023, at Nazareth Motherhouse in Concordia, Kansas. She was 88 years old and a Sister of St. Joseph for 69 years. She was born in Las Cruces, N.M., on April 25, 1935, to Perry and Rosemary Heep Lewter, the oldest of two children, and was baptized Patricia Louise.
Boys High School Basketball: North Side, Concordia pick up home wins
The North Side and Concordia boys basketball teams both picked up home victories on Tuesday night. Boys High School Basketball: North Side, Concordia pick up home wins. The North Side and Concordia boys basketball teams both picked up home victories on Tuesday night.
21st Judicial District seeking nominees for Clay County district magistrate judge
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The 21st Judicial District is seeking nominees for a Clay County district magistrate judge. Kansas Judicial Branch officials said the 21st Judicial District (Clay and Riley Counties) Nominating Commission is seeking nominations to fill a district magistrate judge vacancy in Clay County created by the Oct. 15 death of District Magistrate Judge William “Bill” Malcolm.
Potential Black Ice Warning for Tomorrow Morning
Get the latest weather update from Cloud County Community College in Concordia. Learn about the temperature variations, snow conditions, and potential black ice on roads tomorrow morning. Stay informed about the weather conditions for a safe commute.
Teacher/coaches to be inducted into Hall of Fame
Two legendary Clifton- Clyde High School teacher/coaches will be inducted into the Clifton-Clyde Hall of Fame. The Class of 2024 will include Ed Buller and Ken McClanahan. They will be inducted on Friday, Jan. 26, between the varsity basketball girls and boys games against Frankfort at Clifton-Clyde High School. ED BULLER Ed Buller compiled a record of 335-78-7 in his 45 years of coaching…
Headless buck found over Thanksgiving weekend spurs hunt for poacher
CLAY CO., Kan. (WIBW) - A headless buck found poached over Thanksgiving weekend has spurred the hunt for a poacher near Manchester. Game wardens with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks say that on Nov. 25, the Dickinson Co. Game Warden was called to the southern part of Clay Co. - about 2.5 miles northwest of Manchester off Frontier Rd. - with reports of a poached deer.
The Ames Meteorite: Unveiling Earth's Cosmic Heritage and Geologic Wonders
In the vast plains of Kansas, a monumental discovery was made in 1948 that drew the attention of both scientists and tourists. The Ames meteorite, one of the largest ever found in the state, became an emblem of the celestial events that have sculpted Earth's geology. The impact that brought this massive space rock to rest near Ames also created the significant Ames Crater in Oklahoma, revealing a connection between meteorites and natural resource deposits, especially oil and gas.
The National Orphan Train Complex: Preserving the Legacy of a Unique American Journey
Nestled in the heart of Concordia, Kansas, the National Orphan Train Complex offers a unique glimpse into a lesser-known chapter of American history. From 1854 to 1929, the Orphan Train Movement saw an estimated 250,000 vulnerable children relocated from the squalor of Eastern cities to the promise of rural life in the West. Spearheaded by Charles Loring Brace and the Children's Aid Society, this initiative aimed to provide children with new families and opportunities far from the overcrowded welfare institutions of New York City.
Jamestown Wildlife Area: A Kansas Haven for Birds and Nature Enthusiasts
The Jamestown Wildlife Area in Kansas is a nature lover's oasis, covering over 3,000 acres of diverse ecosystems. As a crucial habitat within North America's Central Flyway, the area supports over 200 bird species, offering a spectacle of migratory birds and resident wildlife. Enthusiasts gather to witness waterfowl, shorebirds, and the melodic Baird's Sparrow among the wetlands and grasslands. Concurrently, extensive renovation projects aim to enhance these habitats, demonstrating a commitment to conservation and improved visitor experiences.
Unique Binzebo on Holiday Tour event
The Second Annual Holiday Home Tour will take place from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, in Beloit. Tickets are $20 and are available at S&S and Kettle. Same day ticket sales and a bake sale will take place at Riverside Market starting at 10 a.m.Lynn Fleming loves living on ...
Lundine’ s to open their home in Holiday Tour
The Second Annual Kids Cafe Holiday Home Tour will take place from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2.Tickets are $20 and are available at S&S and Kettle.Rilee Lundine has been attending Kids Cafe almost since the very beginning of is existence. It was there where he caught the eye of ...
Elk Township Historical Society to Host Annual Christmas Dinner
SCANDIA, Pa. – The Elk Township Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas dinner at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the former Scandia school. All ages are welcome to attend. The historical society will provide table service, baked ham, and beverages. Each family is asked to bring...
Schedule Release: Spring 2024 Concordia Men's Golf
SEWARD, Neb. – The Concordia University Men’s Golf program has unveiled its slate for the spring of 2024. The 2023-24 season will resume over spring break with a trek to Goodyear, Ariz., and will continue with five more official varsity events. Head Coach Brett Muller’s squad participated in five varsity events during this past fall season.
Leaders of Beloit – Police Chief Lackey
The Los Angeles Police Department had a contest in Feb. 1955 to select a motto for the department.Since then, the winning slogan “ To Protect and to Serve” has been adopted by many police forces across the United States. Beloit citizens will see that slogan proudly emblazoned upon all city ...
Small Earthquake Early Saturday
Did you feel it? A small earthquake shook Central Kansas early Saturday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake was centered near the Ottawa County community of Bennington. According to the agency, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake was centered about 2 miles north-northwest of Bennington. The earthquake happened Saturday...
Bulldog Weekly Report (Nov. 28)
Bulldog Athletic Association Member (BAAM) Athletes of the Week. Baughman, who hails from Papillion, Neb., went 2-0 last week at GPAC Duals Day No. 1 while defeating 141-pound counterparts from Dakota Wesleyan and Morningside. Most notably, Baughman took a 4-1 decision from the Mustangs’ 12th-ranked Taylor Vasquez. Baughman stands at 9-2 this season.
11-28-23 High School Wrestling Locker Room Chats
Dusty Deines is joined by the head wrestling coaches at Beloit, Osborne and Smith Center to preview the 2023-24 season. Sunflower State Radio is the digital platform for Dierking Communications, Inc. serving Kansas from our broadcast studios in Marysville, Glen Elder, and Norton, Kansas. KNDY AM & FM Marysville; KDNS-FM & KZDY-FM Glen Elder; KQNK AM & FM Norton.