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This acrobatic water skier at Marion Reservoir looks good in the air Saturday, but crashed with a splash. Water sports enthusiast took advantage of a second weekend without a blue-green algae alert at the reservoir, as anglers had to share the lake with a rush of water skiers, jet skiers, and swimmers. There was little activity a few miles away at Marion County Park and Lake, which was under a third consecutive week of algae warning.
Senior Colin Williams runs a stride-enght exercise during cross-country practice. Williams has a good shot at qualifying for state, missing out by just one spot last year.
Marion High School students peer through eclipse shades at the football stadium Monday. The school district purchased eclipse-viewing glasses for all students so they could view a 97 percent eclipse. The glasses are dark enough nothing but the eclipse could be seen through them, Marion High School principal Tod Gordon said. A total eclipse could be seen in far northeast Kansas.
Daniel Adame, recycle truck driver, assisted by Caleb Williams, load recyclable items into a truck to take to the county transfer station.