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dec. 29, 1993

County Commissioners Charles DeForest, Linda Peterson, and Leon Suderman are pictured on the front page as they take an inspection tour of the former First Federal building. The building is being converted to offices for the county health department, planning commission, and emergency preparedness coordinator.

A group of recent Marion High School graduates returned to their alma mater recently to speak with students about life in college. Graduates speaking were Jason Bina, Sheldon Bina, Kris Groening, Charlie Helmer, Chris Hett, Glenn Krispense, Ashley Loomis, Iris Shanklin, Brett Sprowls, and Nicki Swift.

Last week three fires caused panic among families in Marion. Chimney fires were tended to by the Marion Fire Department at the Harold Keazer home on Tuesday and at the home of Carl Bass on Thursday. The third fire was caused by hot ashes left in the Bill Pickering home.

Staff writer Amy Smith chose Alfred Riffel of Lincolnville as this week’s person who made a difference. Better known as Al to hundreds of friends, Riffel has been a great asset to Lincolnville and the Centre area.

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