25 years ago
june 27, 1990
Despite forecasts that this year’s wheat harvest would be a record-setter, poor weather might have put a damper on many farmers’ yields. Most yield reports are in the 35 to 40 bushels per acre, with some as low as 25 and others 50 bushels or better. Price is low, below $4 per bushel, but yield and test are better than last year. This year’s harvest is a big improvement over 1989.
The old sidewalk and concrete slab in front of Marion Gymnasium has been removed by Triple-H Construction of Marion in preparation for improved and expanded parking facilities. Workmen are filling in basement sites left when two houses were moved. The expanded parking should be ready in plenty of time for school activities in August.
Marj Nienstedt, Antelope/ Lincolnville correspondent for the Marion County Record is the subject of this week’s column by Yvonne Guzman, journalism intern.
Greg Bowers and his son, Ben, spent time together on a trip June 9-16 biking across Kansas with more than a thousand other people of all ages and from all walks of life.
Tom and Esther Wilhelm, owners of TandE’s supper club, are pictured as they receive their first dollar of profit plaque from Chamber of Commerce ambassadors Jim Richmond and Dick Varenhorst. Located at 110 East Main, the private club features Mexican food, steaks, and seafood.