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Aldermen adopt resolution on body cameras
In November 2015, the Concordia Board of Aldermen approved a purchase of six body cameras for the police department. Delivery of the cameras was delayed due to a backorder. Last month, the aldermen approved using a service known as Lexipol for its law enforcement policy manual and daily training. ...
Casey's almost ready for sheetrock
Construction of the new Casey's General Store, at 101 N. Main St., in Concordia, is progressing quickly after delays. Heavy rains earlier this year backfilled pits dug by the construction company with water. The water had to be safely pumped out before construction was able to continue. According to Concordia City Administrator Dale Klussman, the facility has recently had an insulation inspection, and had an open-wall electrical inspection Tuesday. He said interior sheetrock walls are expected to be installed by the end of the week.
City prioritizes capital improvement spending
The Concordia Board of Aldermen held a special work session Tuesday, July 19, to discuss prioritizing several capital improvement expenditures to the city, which include the city's water and sewers, law enforcement, and community center, aquatic center and sports complex repairs...
Discussion of sewer issue continues
After recent heavy rains, it greatly put a strain on the city's sewer infrastructure. So much so, a number of homes in the Southwest Eighth Street area had water their basements. Discussion on sewer-related issues continued at the Concordia Board of Aldermen meeting Monday, July 18. The discussion covered the basics as the aldermen met in a work session to prioritize a number of city issues Tuesday, July 19...
Benefit for Dan Small set for Saturday
In 1970, Dan and Marlene Small moved to Concordia. They spent many years in the community. Dan has had very recent serious health issues. Because of this, his family is holding a benefit dinner and auction Saturday, July 30, starting at 5 p.m. at the Concordia Community Center. The event will include both silent- and live-auction items...
Community celebrates Dr. Jerry Meyer
On Saturday, July 23, friends, colleagues, patients, and family came to the Saint Paul Lutheran High School Krueger Dining Hall to congratulate Dr. Jerry Meyer on his long and successful career. Rosalie Pennington, administrative assistant at SPLHS, remembered how her mother babysat Dr. ...
Mieser honored for years of service
In 1991, Harland "Mouse" Mieser helped found the Region F Solid Waste Management District. On Thursday, July 14, he attended his final meeting as a member of the executive board. He was honored by Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission Executive Director Randy White -- which has Region F under its purview -- for his years of service...
TAC meeting opens floor to Rock Lake Village residents
Discussions at the July 14 meeting of the Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission Transportation Advisory Council -- also known as TAC -- focused on an open floor discussion concerning transportation needs with a homeowners group about major vehicle accidents. A number have occurred at the intersection of 1801 Road and U.S. 50 Highway. Dangers facing the residents were also discussed...
With aldermen approval, Habitat can build home
At the Monday, July 18, Concordia Board of Aldermen meeting, Don Smith and Adam Inman representing the Lafayette County Habitat for Humanity came to the board with a proposal about a possible project within Concordia. There is a lot of land available near the Willow Point apartments...
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