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June 24, 2008

Another round of storms swept through parts of Marion County in the early morning hours of June 18 causing damage and a power outage. Pictures on the front page show large tree branches that narrowly missed the new playground equipment in Central Park and vehicles, streets, and sidewalks covered with leaves that required some drivers to scrape their windshields before driving.

Marion High School students Julia Zeiner, Tim Costello, and Bridget Lundy, along with group leader Diana Costello traveled June 9-18 in Ireland, Wales, and England. The tour, conducted through a student travel organization, also included 34 people from Texas, Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Florida.

Marion Swim Team head coach Rod Garman, who doubles as Marion Elementary School principal, brings 14 years of coaching experience to the team. Garran has led the team to victories in each of its first two meets this season.

Marion Die & Fixture was one of about 100 sites in the state recognized for its safety and health program. Representatives of Kansas Department of Labor and OSHA are pictured as they present the SHARP award certificate and flag to Diane Richmond, office manager, and Don Bredemeier, general manager.

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