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A Marion firefighter douses flames in a wooded area near the vacant stone house at the Sunflower Rd. curves just south of Marion on Friday. Workers were welding a new metal fence on the property when an errant spark allegedly ignited dry grass in the yard. Three trucks responded and quickly extinguished the blaze.
Puddles the duck and the chicken of his affection share a tender moment.
Marion High School student Grant Leffler, left, busts out an old school dance move during a competition with Charlie Nordquist during a school assembly Thursday at the Performing Arts Center featuring rock-pop band "Attaboy." In addition to playing a variety of original and cover songs, the band also spoke about peer pressure, the difficulty of making good decisions, and being true to one's self.
Claude Landis walks a treadmill while Theresa Ross, cardiac rehab nurse, coaches him toward better health.