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July 20, 1994

Marion Manufacturing Company’s expanding business is the reason the firm is building an addition to its existing facility according to Jack Richmond, president of the corporation. The addition will double the plant’s size from 10,000 square feet to 20,000.

A $400,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Commerce will extend water service from the town of Marion to Marion County Lake area residents. More than 200 households have signed up to be included in the service.

Gov. Joan Finney will be at Central Park in Marion at 7 p.m. July 27 for a non-political grassroots forum.

Morris Ehrlich and wife Sue are pictured as they relax on the front porch of their home in Marion. Ehrlich, who has spent his life terracing and doing soil work, is the subject of Amy Pagenkopf’s continuing series, “They made a difference…”

The retirement of former Marion Cemetery sexton Harry Weibert will be publicly recognized from 2 to 4 p.m. July 28 at a reception in his honor at Marion Municipal Building.

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