25 years ago
november 13, 1991
The Duckwall’s store in Marion is temporarily closed due to storm damage, which ruined the roof and structurally harmed the building. According to Janie Meierhoff, store manager, accumulation of ice and snow during the late October storm caused the damage.
Monsignor Arthur Tonne was honored Sunday noon at a farewell dinner in recognition of his retirement as parish priest at Pilsen for the past 38 years.
Marion High School Principal Jim Giesbrecht is pictured accepting state championship trophies from volleyball coach Jim Versch and cross-country coach Rex Wilson.
Births announced this week include Margaret Ann, daughter of Randal and Rachael Collett of Stanley; Cara, daughter of Julie and Ignacio Ascencio of Emporia; and Eric William, son of Randal and Carol Vogel of Marion.
Veterans Louis Stika Jr., John Britain, Albert Ollenberger, Eugene Stika, and others pulled “kitchen duty” Monday when the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post sponsored a soup and sandwich luncheon to observe the Veterans Day holiday.
Brick veneer is being installed at the new September Housing project at the corner of East Main and Eisenhower Drive in Marion.
“Robo,” an artificial deer with radio-controlled head and tail is being used to cut down on the number of hunters trespassing and shooting from roads, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks agent Jerry Almquist told Marion Kiwanis Club members Monday.