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june 20, 1979

It’s “Happy Birthday” time for Marion Cablevision, and to celebrate the event the city is offering free installation to those who are not already enjoying the service.

A full-page article in this issue tells the story of the Hedstrom family that came to America from Sweden in 1880 and settled in Kansas, traveling here on one of the earliest wagon trains to venture over the Santa Fe Trail.

Two plays will be presented on the Richard Brodhead Memorial Stage on Luta Creek June 22 and 23 by the Mud Creek Company, drama group of the Marion Community Arts Council.

Teresa Costello was declared all-university champion in four events at the Kansas State University Intramural Track and Field Meet.

Costello took first in the women’s’ 440-yard dash, mile run, 880 relay, and third in the mile relay. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Costello.

Seven veterans of the I & R Platoon, 143rd Infantry, 36th Division came from all across the nation last week and gathered at the home of fellow veteran Leo Sharenberg for a reunion to reminisce about the “Big War.”

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