25 years ago
OCTOBER 28, 1992
More than 80 percent of all registered voters in Marion County participated in the presidential election Tuesday, returning commissioners Charles DeForest and Linda Peterson to office, and backing President George Bush in his failed bid for re-election.
Marion County Home Care Services has a new van, a Dodge Caravan. The seven-passenger vehicle can carry equipment needed for home visits, according to Janet Herzet, director. Other staff members are Debbie Bryant, Mary Ann Conyers, Sharon Ewing, and Tierney Fredrickson.
The Marion High School girls’ cross-country team was state champion runner-up at the Class 3A meet Saturday at Wamego. Team members are Kay Summervill, Amanda Janzen, Jodi Bernhardt, Heather Koop, Pam Kruse (who finished second overall), Mandy Inlow, and Kim Kreutziger.
The only “Beary Special Baby” born at St. Luke Hospital during the month of October was Tristen Renee Snelling, daughter of Danny and Tammy Snelling of Marion.
Willy’s Woolies & Friends holiday open house will be held Nov. 7 and 8 at the Marion City Building. Arts and crafts by Willard and Earline Hague, Ruth Ann Griffith, Joni Crofoot, Paula Barta-Moran, Gel and Kay Hague, Harold Wiens, Mary Sauble, Jerry Kimble, and Gerald Wiens will be offered for sale at this fourth annual event.