10 YEARS AGO
august 29, 2007
A group of volunteers received permission Monday from Marion City Council to begin fund-raising efforts to replace playground equipment at Central Park. The group’s goal is to raise $75,000 for the equipment.
Fourth graders Remington Putter and Dylan Pippin, students of Laura Baldwin, are pictured as they prepare to travel by boat downstream on Luta Creek to observe how matter, minerals, soil and water travel downstream.
Upcoming wedding anniversary celebrations announced in this issue were those of Edward and Mary Costello of Marion, 60th anniversary; Don and Mary Ecker of Wichita, 50th; Alfred and Darlene Sondergard of Ramona, 65th; and Mark and Ginger Whitney, Peabody, 25th.
Four players on the Marion Middle School volleyball team won a challenge Saturday at the WSU-KSU volleyball match in Koch Arena in Wichita. They competed with four other teams to catch three volleyballs in a pair of 4XXXX-size sweat pants worn by Balee Shiplet. Shiplet’s teammates were Becca Williams, Erin Meierhoff, and JayDee Schafers. They were awarded gift certificates to Fazoli’s restaurant and tickets to a future WSU game.
On Sunday, the congregation of Aulne United Methodist Church celebrated the completion of a new addition and classrooms.
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