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june 19, 2009

Nearly 7,500 people attended Saturday’s performance of Symphony in the Flint Hills on a farm northeast of Florence.

A line of strong thunderstorms pelted Marion County with wind, heavy rain, and hail Monday night and Tuesday morning, flooding roads, demolishing buildings, and damaging trees.

Sam Ehrlich, Louis Holt, and Tylor Neil, seniors-to-be at Marion High School, attended Boys State May 31 through June 6 at Manhattan.

City officials and Marion Economic Development Inc. have selected Carlsons’ as Marion’s outstanding business for 2009. Other nominees were Prairieland Partners, Cooperative Grain and Supply, Duckwalls, Stone City Café, and Zimmerman’s.

Marion Youth Advancement Committee has raised more than $20,000 to establish a youth center. That is enough to purchase a building, but more is needed to renovate and furnish it. The organization’s goal is $30,000.

Designated hitter Brian Fruechting was named to the first team all-league baseball team last week by Mid-Central Activities Association.

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