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April 1, 2009

It started with a bit of rain and a cloudy sky Friday morning in Marion County. By Saturday morning, nearly 11 inches of snow was reported in Hillsboro while Marion had between five and six inches. Hap Waddell of Marion is pictured as he enjoys the snow and slides down a hill near Luta Creek in downtown Marion.

Specialist Molly Holub, daughter of Dan and Rhonda Holub of Marion, has deployed to Iraq for a second tour. She is assigned as a handler for a dog that searches for bombs.

Area youths served as pages March 17 for State Representative Bob Brookens in the Kansas House of Representatives. Pictured with Lieutenant Governor Mark Parkinson are Nick Meyer of Tampa, Zack Robson of Marion, Douglas and Austin Calam of Hillsboro, and Timothy Stuchlik of Lincolnville.

An article by staff writer Rowena Plett tells of Ladd Helmer’s hobby of making items of barbed wire. Helmer says the money he earns from his hobby made it possible to reduce his farming operation as he neared retirement age.

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