25 years ago
february 18, 1987
A story on the front page features the Burdick Meat Market and its owners, Gary and Marilyn Hageberg. Marilyn, Hageberg’s wife of 29 years, works beside her husband, along with employees Jean Brunner and Linda Peterson.
Marion has its own J.R. Ewing. The middle initial of C & M Restaurant manager Jerry Ewing is “R.” He should offer “Dallas” specials on the menu from 8 to 9 p.m. on Fridays.
Five head of cattle were killed Saturday when a tractor-trailer rig overturned on U.S. 77 south of Florence. Area lawmen helped to round up some of the 101 steers roaming the highway in the early morning fog.
A teacher profile by John Burke, superintendent of schools, features Jean Case, who teaches fifth grade at Marion Elementary School.
The Monday MarBowl Lanes team won first place during the 26th annual Marion Men’s bowling tournament. Members of the winning team include Ron Kreutziger, Pat Holub, Gary Klassen, Steve Smith, and Bill Keith.
Sharlene Classen, a pre-med student at Tabor College in Hillsboro and a native of Aurora, Neb., has been hired to play the organ during Sunday services at Eastmoor United Methodist Church. She is the featured organist in this week’s series on church musicians.