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december 5, 1979

The age-old question about moving US-56 to a location approximately one mile north of its present route between Marion and Hillsboro will be discussed again Jan. 8 in Marion Municipal Building. The meeting has been scheduled by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT).

Pictured on the front page are Edna Backhus, Donna Backhus, Dee Dugan, and Phyllis Mueller, Tampa State Bank employees, who will be greeting customers, friends and neighbors at an open house Sunday at the new bank building in Tampa.

Theresa Montgomery, a graduate student from Lincolnville, is a newscaster this fall of KSDGB, the Kansas State University student radio station.

Sisters Agnes Hackler Bolton and Irene Hackler Busch, formerly of Tampa now living at Hilltop Manor, are featured in this week’s Personality Profile.

Construction work continues on the new Marion National Bank building at the corner of Main and South Third streets.

Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors are pictured presenting first dollar of profit plaques to Don Rogers of Kansas Drilling and Well Service, Jack Richmond of Marion Manufacturing, and Lavern Kerbs, manager of HRK, a damaged freight outlet owned by Bill Hilligoss of Wichita that opened two weeks ago.

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