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AUGUST 12, 2011

Stephen Suderman did not stand out from his high school aged peers at Centre Virtual School orientation last week. However, the 18-year-old from Shawnee Mission is taking virtual school classes so he can spend his nights practicing and playing professional hockey in Palm Beach, Florida.

Nobody was injured, but a vacation home and a recreational vehicle owned by Don Higgins of Peck were destroyed by fire at EastShore Aug. 2.

Data released by Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports that there were more deaths than births among Marion County residents in 2010. However, the data was better than in 2009. There were 126 births and 141 deaths in 2010. In 2009, there were 109 births and 152 deaths.

Kansas State University heptathlete and Marion High School alumna Julia Zeiner has been named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association all-academic team. To qualify for the team, an athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or better and must have participated in the NCAA Division I Championships.

Lemonade stand operator Tyler Palic, 11, is pictured as he pours a glass of strawberry lemonade for USD 408 superintendent Lee Leiker in front of Marion High School. Palic’s partners, Christian Albin, Jake Hein, and Todd Palic, visit with Leiker while he waits for his drink.

Austin Pedersen and Dylan Seacat will represent the 15-year-old Cottonwood Valley League All Stars at a state all-star game in Haven. The Marion players are two of 36 players chosen from the state.

Last modified Aug. 12, 2021