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One big melon
One big melon

One big melon

DonaldEwertCantaloupeP1010012.jpg Donald Ewert holds a cantalope that weighed in at 14.3 pounds. Ewert harvested the large melon from his cantalope patch located northwest of Durham. He said he has been planting cantalopes for about 10 years, and this one is the biggest he?s ever grown?or seen, for that matter.

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Happenings (Week of August 1, 2007)

Card request for Bob Delk?s 85th   The family of E.R. ?Bob? Delk requests a card shower to celebrate his 85th birthday Aug. 7. Cards may be sent to 1302 Mustang Road, Marion, KS 66861.   Holy Transfiguration extends invitation   Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Christian Church invites all to join in celebrating Feast Day Aug. 5-6. The church is located […]

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Happenings (Week of July 25, 2007)

Local theater group to meet Aug. 9   The meeting of the Marion County Community Theatre Co. will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9, in the Marion Municipal Building. Anyone from the county who wishes to join this group is welcome to come to the meeting. For more information, call Margo Yates at 620-382-3425, Jami Williams at 620-382-3703 […]

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Happenings (Week of July 18, 2007)

Quilt drawing for Relay fund-raiser The American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Marion County will be held from 6 p.m. July 20 to 6 a.m. July 21 at Tabor College?s Reimer Field in Hillsboro. The Relay Committee fund-raiser is a quilt made by Kesslers Kreations that will be on display in public places throughout the county until the relay. […]

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Happenings (Week of July 11, 2007)

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Warkentin descendants celebrate senior generation
Warkentin descendants celebrate senior generation

Warkentin descendants celebrate senior generation

WarkentinReunionP6262282.JPG Click image to enlarge The four living children of G.M. and Helena Warkentin were honored at a reunion of descendants Tuesday evening, June 26, at Parkview Church in Hillsboro. The children are (from left) Ruth Wenger, 90, Mary Thiessen, 98, Lydia McDonald, 92, and Helen, who was observing her 93rd birthday. With them are Helen?s husband Ike Thiessen, 95, […]

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Happenings (Week of July 4, 2007)
Happenings (Week of July 4, 2007)

Happenings (Week of July 4, 2007)

Card shower request for Vinduska?s 101st Amelia Vinduska will celebrate her 101st birthday July 10. Cards may be sent to her at P.O. Box 258, Marion KS 66861. Marion library plans July 13 party Marion City Library will be holding a party to celebrate the end of its summer reading program at 7 p.m. July 13 at the Marion City […]

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Happenings (Week of June 27, 2007)

Festivities July 3 at Schaeffler House   U.S. Congressman Jerry Moran will be the keynote speaker at this year?s Fourth of July festivities from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 3 at the Schaeffler House Museum in Hillsboro. The evening?s entertainment will also include patriotic music on the east porch of the Schaeffler House. Kansas Rep. Don Dahl will read […]

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Patriot Guard sends Zeiler for Iraq tour
Patriot Guard sends Zeiler for Iraq tour

Patriot Guard sends Zeiler for Iraq tour

DavidZeilerSendoffP6081719.JPG Photos by Kattie King / Free Press. Click images to enlarge. DavidZeilerSendoffP6081714.JPG David Zeiler (top photo, wearing light short-sleeved shirt) is surrounded by members of the Patriot Guard who organized a surprise sendoff for the Herington resident on Friday. Zeiler, a member of American Legion Post 366 in Hillsboro, will be leaving for his first tour of duty in […]

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Happenings (Week of June 20, 2007)
Happenings (Week of June 20, 2007)

Happenings (Week of June 20, 2007)

Lincolnville meeting June 21 about park A public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, at Lincolnville City Hall to discuss improvements to the Lincolnville ball diamond and park. For more information, call Dawn Kaiser at 620-924-5574. Red Cross to hold blood drive June 22 An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 2 p.m. […]

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