10 YEARS AGO
march 26, 2008
Jim and Debra Whitfill have withdrawn their request for a café, cabins, and boat rentals at Marion County Lake because of the state statute of a one-year limit of private enterprise on public property. The Whitfills were not willing to make an investment in the property unless the lease could be for several years.
Fire caused substantial damage Monday afternoon to the home of Mike and Patsy Kline at 102 E. Santa Fe St.
Lori Lalouette of Marion earned two CALI Excellence for the Future awards during the fall 2007 semester at Washburn University of School of Law. The award is presented to the student with the highest grade in the class and also is designated a “top paper” on the student academic transcript.
Four Marion Junior Wrestling Club members qualified for the state tournament this weekend at Topeka’s Expo Center by finishing in the top four of their respective weight classes. They are Andy Shipman, Colton Jeffrey, Cody Wildin, and Brody Carroll.
Marion city employees and volunteers will begin April 5 installing new playground equipment at Central Park. Fund-raising efforts have raised $58,850 for the project, still $11,160 short of the minimum need to complete the project.
Last modified March 28, 2018