25 years ago
april 5, 1994
Marion police officers wanted a car that was highly visible and fuel-efficient. They are now cruising in a new black and white 1994 Ford Crown Victoria. It features reflective graphics “Marion Police” on both sides in reflective orange-red letters. It also has graphics reading “Call 911” and “To Protect to Serve.”
Marjorie Nienstedt is the subject this week of Amy Smith’s article “They made a difference.” Nienstedt is pictured standing in front of the Nienstedt Store in Antelope. Now closed, it at one time was owned by her grandfather, her father, and her husband.
Radiologist Jerry Berg is pictured as he demonstrates the new mammography unit at St. Luke Hospital. The state-of-art unit was purchased in part with St. Luke Foundation funds.
Marion High School boys’ varsity team earned a second-place trophy in the Chapman pre-season tournament. Members are Brian Loomis, Hassian Brown, Aaron Reiswig, Brad Druse, Brendan Kraus, Chuck Maggard, Matt Holub, Corey Darrow, Kevin Marler, and Tony Gilbert.
Paula Barta of Marion is one of 16 artists participating in an exhibition of woven works at the National Teachers Hall of Fame, Emporia State University.
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