15 YEARS AGO
feb. 13, 2008
Chingawassa Days recently announced the addition of Diamond W Wranglers (formerly Prairie Rose Wranglers), a popular country group, to headline Friday night, June 6, at Central Park in Marion.
Seniors Calvin Jeffrey and Austin Percell were named Marion High School 2008 king and queen of courts Friday. Little helpers were Preston Schneider and Evan Heidebrecht. Other candidates included Kayla Jackson, Hank Collett, Charlie Holub, and Kristin Waner.
Gerald Wiens of Marion will present a photo program at the annual meeting Feb. 23 of Marion County Conservation District at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro. Photo subjects will range from scenic to wild flowers and from wild animals to weather highlights.
Tailgrass Prairie National Preserve at Strong City has been selected as one of eight wonders of Kansas. Chosen from among 24 finalists, the winners were announced Jan. 29 by Governor Kathleen Sebelius.
With Valentine’s Day coming up on Thursday, local flower shops were busy. PLANTations owner Tamara Christiansen is pictured as she sorts through a new arrival of flowers. Carol Robertson, an employee of Aunt Bee’s, helps Chase Becker choose gifts for his mother and teacher with help from his dad, Lee Becker.
Last modified Feb. 8, 2023