25 years ago
september 7, 1994
Sen. Nancy Kassebaum addressed friends and relatives during Burdick’s annual Labor Day festivities. She spoke on the importance of small-town values and how small towns are havens from crime, pollution, and high costs.
Candy Smith of Marion is offering inexpensive high quality and unique art, clothing, and jewelry at Candy’s Oddities at 201 East Main in Marion.
Rebecca Richmond of Marion won the Nebraska pedal-powered tractor pull for 7-year-old girls, held Aug. 27. She will compete in the contest at Kansas State Fair on Sunday and in the nationals Sept. 24 in Omaha.
Thad Meierhoff, new owner/operator of Beaston Market, held an official grand opening Thursday and Friday, and received a first dollar of profit plaque from Chamber of Commerce ambassador Casey Case while Mayor Gerry Harris cut the ribbon.
The 50th anniversary of the invasion of Europe during World War II was recognized at the annual Labor Day parade in Florence. The float included 12 crosses in memory of men from Florence who died while serving their country during the war.