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november 10, 1982

Amidst a crowd of unexpected protesters, the Centre School Board voted, 6-1, Monday night to continue with proceedings to close the district’s elementary school at Pilsen. The vote followed more than an hour of remarks made by Pilsen residents, most of whom favored converting the building into a junior high school.

Sarah Penner, R.N., of Hillsboro, has been named administrator at St. Luke Hospital, according to Robert Anderson, president of the Lutheran Hospital and Homes Society.

Area residents checked and double-checked thermometers Friday morning, hardly able to believe what they saw. In some, the mercury stood at 10 degrees, in others 13, and in some, 16. That’s cold for the first part of November.

Kim Buethe, 16-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Buethe of Lincolnville, will represent Marion County 4-H Youth at the American Royal 4-H Conference in Kansas City Nov. 24-26.

The Costello farm home at Tampa was moved on Wednesday to the farm of Mr. and Mrs. Greg Bowers and Ben, northeast of Marion.

Roger “Bud” Hannaford was official spokesman for a group of concerned sports fans at the school board meeting Monday night. Hannaford presented a petition, signed by 130 persons, asking that separate bleachers be built on the east side of the football field for fans of visiting teams.

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