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Compiled from newspaper files

JULY 7, 2010

Kansas Department of Commerce has awarded $250,000 to St. Luke Hospital Foundation in tax credits for expansion of the physical therapy facilities and associated service.

Former Marion resident Pfc. Ryan Grady, 25, of West Burke, Vt., was killed Friday when his patrol vehicle struck a roadside bomb outside Bafram Airfield in Afghanistan. Four others were seriously wounded. Grady was a nephew of Diane Carpenter of rural Marion.

Richard Sardou of R&L Creations is pictured on the front page as he sculpts a tree stump with his chain saw at the vacation home of Dean Staver at Marion County Park and Lake.

The 60th annual Marion County Fair will be July 28 through 31 at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro. “Apple Pies and Family Ties” is this year’s theme.

A crowd gathered Saturday on 240th Rd. west of Lost Springs to witness the unveiling of an interpretive plaque on the 1908 monument that has been relocated from the south side to the north side of the road at the historic Lost Spring Station site. The event included a demonstration by the Fort Riley Commanding General’s Mounted Color Guard.

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