10 YEARS AGO
september 10, 2008
Three residents on North Roosevelt Street presented a petition to Marion City Council Monday with signatures from residents on Coble, Roosevelt, Freeborn, and Cedar streets from Kellison to Main Street who oppose location of a county jail in the industrial park.
A five-generation picture in this issue is of great-great-grandmother Amelia Vinduska of Marion, great-grandfather Bud Vinduska of Florence, grandmother Sharon Hess of Hillsboro, mother Jessica Hess of Wamego, and her son D.J. Miller.
The 90th Hett reunion was held Aug. 9-10. About 90 members were present at a picnic potluck at the Dave Hett farm Aug. 9 and about 120 attended a potluck dinner Aug. 10 at the Marion County Lake hall.
Dick Maggard will be honored from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday with a retirement reception at the Marion Middle/High School Commons. Maggard is being recognized upon his retirement following 22 years of service to the Marion and Florence communities.
Marion City Council approved, on Monday, the sale of two lots in the city’s business park to a vehicle towing business. The agreement with Auto House, Inc. of Galva is for lots on the north side of US-56.
Midway Motors of McPherson acquired Irv Schroeder County Motors of Hillsboro Aug. 18. The company plans to build a new store and shop alongside US-56 at Hillsboro.
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