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A Westar employee connects Marion's revamped power substation late Friday. City power had been shut off for three hours three days earlier to switch the city over to a temporary substation while work was performed to replace antiquated parts in the city's 1960s-vintage substation. Power again was shut off Friday to reconnect the substation near the Marion County transfer station on W. Santa Fe St.
Women attending Monday night's ladies-only event at Marion County Hardware opened prizes after a contest in which they guessed what was in other women's purses and cell phones.
Area residents demonstrated support of free speech and individual liberties to counter a protest Monday at Marion High School by members of Topeka's Westboro Baptist Church, who had objected to a student's painting of a gay pride flag on his parking space.
An automotive technician performs a 27 multi-point inspection at Midway Motors in Hillsboro. Perhaps the most important precaution for safe winter driving-and one that many car owners overlook-is servicing your vehicle. If you're not doing it regularly, be sure to do it as soon as there's a chill in the air.