40 years ago
february 22, 1978
Highway US-56 between Marion and Hillsboro has been closed three days during the past two weeks due to snowstorms and drifting. The highway was closed on Monday and Tuesday of last week and was closed again all day Monday of this week.
Roger Hoffman and Jack Richmond, partners in the Marion Die and Fixture Co., gave an interesting report and answered questions about their business at the regular meeting of Marion Chamber of Commerce Friday noon.
“Tubing” isn’t found in the dictionary, but kids of all ages may be found enjoying that sport nearly any afternoon on the slopes of the dike surrounding the west side of Marion. Old tractor tubes, plastic sheets or any type of sled are used to coast down the slope of the dike, then trudge to the top and do it all over again
The MoorMan’s team was the top team out of the 33 entered in the Marion City Men’s Bowling Association tournament held over the past two weekends at MarBowl Lanes. K. Remmers and J. Hayes took first place out of the 58 sets entered in doubles competition. Singles honors went to Roger “Bud” Hannaford and all events to Don Bredemeier.
Gary Boyle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boyle, has been chosen to play the role of Lancelot in York College’s musical production of “Camelot.” Boyle, a 1977 graduate of Marion High School, is a freshman business major at York College in Nebraska.
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