25 years ago
november 3, 1993
Announcement was made this week that the Owl Car Café in downtown Marion would be closed after Friday. David and Tena Waner, who have operated the business for the past 18 months, said business had been good, but they were faced by an extreme shortage of qualified help.
Bud Hannaford and Bud Pierce of the Marion Cemetery Board brought to the city commission Monday an offer from the heirs of the Henry Metzler Estate to sell 10 acres of an 18-acre tract for cemetery expansion. Commissioners said they would move forward toward acquiring the property.
Nick and Norma Nickelson will be hosting a grand opening event Thursday, Friday, and Saturday to acquaint the public with Nick’s Building Center, their newly acquired remodeled lumberyard in Marion.
Rochelle Mueller, daughter of Earl and Eloise Mueller of Marion, has been named Gaming Audit Manager at the new Harrah’s facility in New Orleans, Louisiana, scheduled to open in February 1994.
Marion County Implement, Inc. is expanding office, customer lounge, and display space at the John Deere Agency on N. Cedar Street in Marion. The project will be completed by the first of the year.
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