Marion business profiles, Feb. 18, 2015 A – H

We thank the businesses of Marion that took the time to share their profiles with us in this publication. You are the lifeblood of the community.



Address: 1225 E.?Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3269



Year opened: In June 1999 Cooperative Grain & Supply purchased this location.

About us: We offer gasolines, diesels, snacks, fountain drinks, food service, gift cards, milk, pop beer, ice, lottery. We have Hunts Bros Pizza. We are locally owned and have local accounts that are billed locally, keeping all money in Marion County.

News from 2014: We have just completed a small remodel at the south side of the store. Included in this is F-Real milk shake machines. We also offer several large selections of fountain drinks including crushed or cubed ice.

Looking to 2015: We have several ideas regarding the lay of the store and some exciting new offerings we are working on. We will continue to optimize our Hunt Bros. Pizza sales and expand our CG&S card holder customer base.

Owner: Cooperative Grain & Supply

Employees: 8-10

Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. 7 days a week


Address: 119 S. Coble, Marion

Phone: 620-382-8800



Year opened: 1996

About us: We are a full-service veterinary hospital for pets, cattle, horses, goats, sheep and more. We service Marion County as well as clients from surrounding counties. We have three veterinarians on staff with a combined 25+ years of experience.

Owner: Jessica Laurin, DVM

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday



Address: 130 W. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2480


Year opened: 2003

About us: We offer complete collision repair from minor dings and scratches to major collision, including frame and uni-body frame repair. We also offer automotive glass repair and replacement. We work with all insur?ance companies. All of our work comes with a lifetime guarantee on paint and labor, parts according to manufacturer?s warranty.

News from 2014: We experienced tremendous growth and many changes in the shop, including renovating a new office space that includes a waiting area where customers can enjoy free coffee and Wi-Fi while waiting. We expanded shop space to include two more work bays for technicians. We upgraded our estimating system, allowing us to do most estimates at the curb while interacting with the customer and speeding up the estimating process. We established a relationship with a major car rental company where they will drop off and pick up rental cars from our shop, freeing the customer from having to drive out of town to get a rental.

Looking to 2015: We look forward to continued growth, adding another technician. Training for technicians will involve aluminum substrates, electronic diagnostics, and continued paint and refinish certifications.

Owners: Arlie and Gina Overton, Don and Becky Esch

Employees: 8

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; Saturday by appointment only.



Address: 1201 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3030

Year opened: 2007

About us: We offer fresh florals for all occasions, as well as plants, balloons, candy, gift baskets, gifts for all ages, bedding plants, garden seeds, lawn and garden chemicals, grass seed, fertilizer, clothes, jewelry, purses, scarves We are a Fertilome dealer and an official Tele?flora florist. More than 30 years of combined experience in floral design. We plan to continue quality services and products at an affordable price.

Owner: Wendy Youk

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Open extended hours in spring and during the Christmas season.



Address: 308 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-6393 (Marion Ogden), 620-382-6311 (Dennis Maggard)

Website: Give us a ?Like? on our Bearly Making It Facebook page.

Year opened: 1994

About us: We offer furniture, primitives, structural, glassware, miscellaneous.

Looking to 2015: Continue to serve customers as always. Check out our website.

Owners: Marion Ogden, Dennis Maggard

Employees: 5

Store hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment any other day.



Address: 403 E. Main, Marion; 109 S. Main, Hillsboro

Phone: 620-382-2133, Marion; 620-947-5951, Hillsboro


Year opened: 1946 in Marion, 1956 in Hillsboro

About us: Our general practice is focused on the needs of our small-town and rural clients. We assist in small business formation, wills, trusts, estate planning, probate, civil litigation, criminal and traffic matters, elder law, tax preparation and other general civil matters.

News from 2014: We changed our name to more accurately reflect who we are.

Looking to 2015: Bob and Josh remain available to meet your legal needs in Marion County and surrounding counties. Bob is in Marion daily, and also in Hillsboro on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Josh is in Marion Monday through Thursday and in the Hillsboro office on Fridays.



Address: 228 S. Lincoln, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3327 or 785-965-268


Year opened: 1976

About us: For more than 30 years we have been general contractors offering complete construction for residential and commercial building projects, providing the full range of expertise, from planning and start-up to completion. Always priced competitively and striving to ensure your satisfaction. No job is too small or too large for our talented carpenters. Free estimates upon request.

Looking to 2015: We will continue to offer the same top-of-the-line craftsmanship in all our work to guarantee customer satisfaction.

Owners: Irvin Brunner family

Hours: Our crew normally works from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but call anytime to discuss your project with Tudy Brunner or Art Stroda.



Address: 701 E. Main, Hill Building, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2183



Year opened: 1976

About us: Butler of Marion is a community site of Butler Community College, offering general education courses, allied health programming, non-credit and high school concurrent classes in Marion County. We offer full-service advising, testing and business office services for BCC students, whether taking classes at our site, online or concurrent. In 2014 we moved from the historic Bown-Corby Building to the Hill Building on the campus of Marion High School, where our night classes, studio art courses and allied health classes have ample room for the educational experience.

Looking to 2015: We will continue to strive to provide quality educational experiences in Marion County and full schedule of classes at the Marion site.

Employees: 4

Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 pm. Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday



Address: 1001 Batt St., Marion

Phone: 620-382-8630


Year opened: Cardie Oil Inc. has been in operation since 1939. Our new tire and service center opened in Marion in 2008.

About us: We specialize in tires and light service, including tires, brakes, alignments and full-service oil changes. We offer a full line of passenger, light truck, agricultural and commercial tires. We are branded as a Mobil 1 Lube Express and offer a full lineup of Mobil products and lubricants. We are an independent tire dealer with tires available from all manufacturers. We also fill propane bottles of all sizes.

Looking to 2015: Our skilled employees and state-of-the-art equipment will allow us to provide professional and honest service.

Owner: Owned and operated by Cardie Oil Inc.

Employees: 3

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday; plus expanded hours during harvest.



Address: 430 S. Cedar, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2985 or 630-382-2187

Year opened: 1958

About us: We started strictly as TV and radio repair. In the early 1960s we went to sound systems; in the 1980s we installed and repaired the big satellite dishes; in the 1990s we installed the home own cable system at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. In 1995 we took on being a Direct TV dealer. We worked for Flint Hills doing Direct TV until 2011. When they lost their dealership we went back in as a dealer. In December 2010 we moved to 1111 E. Main and expanded our selection of TVs. We moved back to our present location in 2012.

Owners: Gary Carlson.

Employees: 1

Hours: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.



Address: 1121 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2985

Year opened: 1991



About us: We are a full-service grocery store, proudly serving the community for more than 20 years. We feature fresh meat and produce, an outstanding deli featuring daily specials and freshly smoked meats, and bakery. We also offer propane exchange, DVD rental and utility payments through Western Union. We can also take care of your catering needs.

Looking to 2015: Watch for new updated remodel to better serve you.

Owners: Greg and Mitch Carlson.

Employees: 35

Hours: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday



Address: 220 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2106; 800-262-6293



Year opened: 1868

About us: Case & Son Insur?ance is the oldest continuous business in Marion County and may be the oldest continuous family-run business in the state. The current owner is the fifth generation of the Case family to run the business and there has never been any ownership outside the Case family. We are an independent agent representing many companies and offer a full line of property/casualty insurance, including home, auto, farm, business and life. We also specialize in bonds.

Looking to 2015: We will look to serve our existing customers by rounding out accounts and offering package discounts to customers who keep two or more lines of insurance with our agency. We also look forward to adding new clients to our agency by offering them superior coverage at competitive rates.

Owner: Alex H. (Casey) Case, president; Lori Fruech?ting, customer service representative.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and by appointment



Address: 231 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2129


Year opened: 1884 (bank)

About us: Central National Bank has been providing Kansans with sound financial advice since 1884. We are dedicated to providing the quality service that makes our customers and the communities we serve successful. In the 21st century, Central National Bank embraces its strong heritage and strives to be the financial resource of choice for the Hillsboro community.

New in 2014: Central National Bank has bank locations in 22 Kansas and Nebraska communities. Central National Bank opened its newest location in Great Bend in fall 2014. In October, the bank celebrated 130 years of service to Kansans. Customers were treated to special promotions as well as customer appreciation events throughout the year, in celebration of this great milestone. Central National Bank has a strong commitment to the local economy. In 2014, it began a program called Circles? of Marion County Micro Loan Program, which enables borrowers to rebuild credit history. Central National Bank also made a $20,000 contribution to the Tabor Signature Campaign in addition to committing to an additional $7,500 contribution over the next three years.

Looking to 2015: Central National Bank continues to stay on the forefront of technological advancement with mobile apps and various online services. Central National Bank is also proud to continue our relationship with, and support of, Tabor College and staff members welcome all opportunities to further the education of youth. As always, the bank will offer CD specials throughout the year, as well as home loans and other consumer and commercial loan products.

Owners: Central National Bank is family-owned. Ed C. Rolfs is the third generation of the Rolfs family to serve as chief executive officer. (He was preceded by his grandfather Ed W. Rolfs and his father Ed J. Rolfs).

Employees: 9 at the Marion bank.

Hours: Lobby, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. Drive-thru, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday

ATM locations: 24-hour walk-up, 231 E. Main



Address: 111 Lakeshore Drive; 330 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-381-3483

Year opened: Moved to Marion in 2008; previous location in Kechi opened in 1992.

About us: We offer quality antiques, collectibles and gifts, home decor and gardening items.

News from 2014: Like many businesses in Marion, we experienced the slow economy. But we have weathered this setback and are continuing to forge ahead, working to be a quality business for Main Street in Marion.

Looking to 2015: We are hoping for an increase in customers and sales.

Owners: Delmar and Nadine Iseli

Employees: 3

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and available by appointment anytime.



Address: 320 S. Third, Marion; headquarters at 135 N. Main, Hillsboro

Phone: 620-382-2263, Mar?ion; 620-947-2917, Hills?boro.



Year opened: 1966

About us: Cooperative Grain & Supply handles grain, fertilizer, seed, chemicals, fueling stations for gasoline and diesel, bulk fuel delivery and has Ampride C-stores in Marion and Hillsboro.

News from 2014: We added a 300,000-bushel McPherson grain bin at our Hillsboro site to make total storage in Hillsboro at 1,593,000 bushels. We also added to our dry-fertilizer storage in the industrial park. At our Hillsboro and Marion Ampride stores, we added F?real Milkshake machines to our food line.

Looking to 2015: We hope to paint the Hillsboro elevator and add additional dry-fertilizer storage in the industrial park. Also, in fall CG&S will be celebrating its 50th annual meeting.



Address: 5 miles south, 1.5 miles west of Marion on 140th St.

Phone: 620-382-2041

Year opened: 1976, by Ern and Lucille Hett

About us: The Copper Shed specializes in handmade metal sculptures made right in our barn workshop. We feature antiques and unique crafts displayed in room settings. We do custom orders?your design or ours. Bus tours welcome.

Looking to 2015: We have lots of garden items and bird baths and other outdoor items. We are buying your unwanted antiques and collectibles?a handful, roomful or houseful. We have two buildings to tour, stocked full of unusual decorator pieces. Although wheat, windmills and sunflowers are our specialty, we are always designing new pieces to keep up with the trends.

Owners: Dwight and Julie Nelson

Hours: Open year-round; call for hours or appointment



Address: 2309 Clover, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2250 or toll-free 1-800-570-0540



Year opened: 1992

About us: A beautiful home designed to serve as a modern bed and breakfast, a private lake and 480 acres of scenic beauty in the remarkable Flint Hills await you at Country Dreams Bed and Breakfast. Our five guest rooms have private baths, a view of the picturesque lake and country decor. Several large common areas are available for meetings and family gatherings, including an all-season sunroom, which offers a cozy place to visit, relax, and enjoy the sunsets. Evening meals and group dinners are available upon request. Television, Wi-Fi, refrigerator and microwave are available to guests. A family-style country breakfast is served in the dining room. A new composite deck has been added outside the dining room, overlooking the lake. If you enjoy fishing, we have two bass boats with trolling motors available. The lake is well-stocked with bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish.

Owners: Kent and Alice Richmond

Hours: Open all yeart.



Address: 1305 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2147

Year opened: 1998

About us: We offer clean, quiet, comfortable rooms at a very reasonable rate. Most rooms have refrigerators and microwaves. All rooms are exterior entrance with cable TV. We offer handicapped-accessible rooms and weekly rates. We?re all about hometown hospitality.

Owners: Earl and Tina Hancock

Employees: 3

Hours: Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; after hours, call 620-381-1666.



Address: 130 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3300 or toll-free 888-382-3300



Year opened: 1978

About us: County Seat Decorating Center has served Marion County and beyond since 1978. We have a large selection of hardwood flooring, ceramic tile, natural stone, carpet, vinyl flooring, luxury vinyl tile, Countertops made with quartz, granite, solid surface and laminate and window treatments. We specialize in ceramic/stone tile design and installation. Custom showers, complete with benches and niches, are not only for their aesthetics, but also to create handicap accessibility. Professional design and owner/employee installation is as critical to our business as the products we sell. We also provide professional carpet and upholstery cleaning using Bane-Clene equipment.

News in 2014: We continued to add new products to our showroom to keep up with current trends and meeting customer needs.

Looking to 2015: We look forward to another successful year serving our valued customers.

Owners: Brad and Jeannie Wildin

Employees: 2

Hours: Our hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday. We also work on an appointment basis to accommodate the busy lifestyles of our customers.



Address: 403 N. Roosevelt, Marion

Phone: 316-621-1280


Year opened: 2014

About us: We build the customer?s dream deck, focused solely on using the Trex brand family of decking products, the best brand name on the market.

Looking to 2015: In 2015 we look forward to helping the residents of Marion County build their own personal backyard getaway. Call or email us to set up your individual Trex design consultation. Once we have an idea what you want, we can work up an estimate to fit your budget. Feel free to check out to get an idea of what we might create for you.

Owner: Jarod Sardou

Employees: 2

Hours: 24/7



Address: 1202 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2410

Year opened: 1999

About us: We are a full-service liquor store with a large selection of beer, wine, spirits, miniatures, mixers and much more. We have a reputation for having the lowest prices in the area with the greatest selection around and great service to our patrons.

Looking to 2015: We will continue to provide the greatest selection of products, lowest prices every day and the best service anywhere.

Owner: Jeannie Vinduska

Employees: 6

Hours: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon to 7:30 p.m., Sun?day. Open summer holidays.



Address: 162 W. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-381-1577


Year opened: 2007

About us: In our retail shop we offer knitting and crocheting hooks, needles, patterns, yarn, buttons embroidery floss and supplies. We offer knit and crochet lessons and assistance as needed. We also hand knit and crochet baby items, scarves, mittens, hats, slippers and much more.

Looking to 2015: We will continue to increase our yarn inventory, and are adding many specialty yarns.

Owner: Karen Ehrlich

Employees: 1 full time, 1 part time

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wed?nesday, Thursday, Friday; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.



Address: 314 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3899; fax: 877-222-1265


Email: chris.hernandez@?

Year opened: 1999

About us: We offer stocks, bonds, mutual funds, annuities, insurance, IRAs, certificates of deposit, 401K Roll?overs and 529 plans.

Looking to 2015: We look to continue helping individual investors reach their long-term goals, and provide predictable income streams for retirees.

Owner: Chris Hernandez, AAMS financial adviser

Employees: 2

Hours: 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; by appointment evenings and Saturday



Address: 1122 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3350

Email: Agents, and; office manager/sales associate,

Year opened: 1984

About us: Farm Bureau Financial Services was developed more than 70 years ago to serve the needs of Farm Bureau members. FBFS is a multi-line insurance company. We offer coverage for many items, including homes, autos, large and small farms, business, health and long-term care. We also offer investment options, including IRAs, mutual funds and annuities. We also offer strategies to help you pass assets to you families or charities with the goal of preserving your assets. For a review of your current insurance or financial situation, stop by our office and visit with one of our agents.

News from 2014: We added a new agent to our team after the retirement of Steve Kill in 2013. Coleen Koop has been an agent with Farm Bureau for 11?2 years. She brings 20+ years of banking experience and five years of financial planning experience to her role as a Farm Bureau agent. Emma Tajchman joined the staff as office manager in January 2014. They join Andy Stone, an agent in the Marion office for the past 11 years. Andy has been with Farm Bureau for 12 years.

Looking to 2015: There have been many challenges in the insurance landscape of Marion County over the past few years, with many people looking to new options for their insurance. We would encourage you to stop by our office or give us a call to see what Farm Bureau can do for you. We want to get to know you?your needs, concerns and priorities?so we can best insure what is important to you.

Employees: 2 agents, 1 office manager

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; closed noon to 1 p.m.



Address: 113 S. Second, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2181


Year opened: 1973

About us: We offer service and installation of plumbing, heating and air-conditioning equipment for residential and commercial businesses.

News from 2014: We had many great geothermal projects combining 83 tons worth of cooling in dirt, one of which was a commercial project in Salina totaling 43 tons of cooling. This has been our largest install to date.

Looking to 2015: Doing much the same as last year with high efficiency geothermal equipment.

Owners: Merle Flaming and Eva Flaming Pankratz

Employees: 11

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday



Address: 126 W. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-7620


Year opened: 1980

About us: We process and distribute specialty clays in nine Midwestern states. Our primary focus is to supply the material needs of artists and craftsmen as well as school and university art departments. We use 30 different types of clay mined throughout the Midwest and prepare several dozen blends of various colors, textures and firing ranges. We sell through a network of 10 distributors as well as direct to customers. Our goal for 2015 is to provide exceptional service to each customer.

Owner: Les Byer

Employees: 3



Address: 113 N. First, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2126 or 620-382-2616 (fax)



Year opened: 1993

About us: Flint Hills Em?broi??dery is a 34 multi-head embroidery shop. Logos can be embroidered on anything from caps, shirts and jackets to suitcases.

Owners: Dave and Jackie Crofoot

Employees: 6

Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday



Address: 210 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2544

Year opened: 1986

About us: We make custom white and yellow-gold jewelry and can reuse any gold or stones that a customer has, or we can supply them. We do all repair, including ring sizing, chain soldering and stone setting, and jewelry restoration in our shop. We sell fine gold and sterling silver jewelry with diamonds or colored stones.

Looking to 2015: We are continuing our commitment to helping you with your unique jewelry needs. We appreciate your patronage the past 29 years and look forward to many more years to come.

Owner: Beverly Schor

Employees: 1

Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday. We can stay open later with an appointment.



Address: 426 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2115


Year opened: 1980 (built building at 426 E. Main)

About us: We video special events such as weddings, parties, school games. We run MCTV Channel 22 on local cable.

Owner: Gene F. Winkler

Employees: 1

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday



Address: 106 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2622



Year opened: 2010

About us: We are a showcase for local artists? work and art sales. Individual art instruction in drawing, painting and printmaking for children and adults.

Owner: Jan Davis

Employees: 0

Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment.



Address: 114 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3821

Year opened: 1987

About us: We offer family dine-in or order out and friendly and prompt service. Our menu includes pizza, sandwiches, salad bar and other Italian dishes.

Looking to 2015: We want to continue serving our faithful customers and try to improve our service.

Owners: Jay and Judy Smith

Employees: 5

Hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday through Thursday; noon to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday



Address: 324 E. Main, Box 234, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2006



Year opened: 1998

About us: GPC&N provides outsourced IT support for government and business. We specialize in local and county government service. We also service the home PC and networking market as well as computer sales. We have a network IT support professionals that bring added expertise to our services.

Owner: Lloyd Davies

Employees: 3

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday



Address: 162 W. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-381-4034

Year opened: 2007

About us: Family hair-care salon offering haircuts, styling, color and permanent waves. Retail supplies.

Owner: Betty Stenzel, hair stylist

Hours: By appointment Wed?nesday through Friday



Address: 222 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2130

Email: and

Year opened: 1871

About us: We provide abstracts of title and title insurance for homeowners and mortgage lenders. We also provide real estate closings for your transaction. Why do you need title insurance? For most Americans, our home is the single largest financial investment we ever make. Having a clear title is important to the sale and purchase of your home. Your title insurance policy is your assurance that the home you are buying is protected from any title problems now and down the road.

News in 2014: We now have the very latest in leading-edge computer technology to enhance the real estate transaction for you. We have the only complete set of title records other than the Marion County Court?house.

Looking to 2015: We will continue to be dedicated to providing our customers the very best of service. This year we will be celebrating our 144th? year of continuous service for Marion County landowners.

Owner: Roger W. Hanna?ford III

Employees: 4

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday



Address: 401 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3569



Year opened: Opened in 1983. Ownership and name changed to Heerey Real Estate in 2009.

About us: Heerey Real Estate is a full-service real estate agency that strives to make the process of buying and selling as smoothly as possible. We specialize in residential real estate in the Marion County area. Heerey Real Estate lists and sells the majority of real estate in the immediate Marion area. In fact, we sell the majority of Marion real estate listed by other companies as well. We also serve the surrounding communities in the county, including Marion County Lake, Hillsboro, Peabody, Lincolnville and Florence. Lake properties are one of our specialties. Auctioneering services for land, residential and commercial properties are also available. We are a member of the Flint Hills MLS and you can find us at both and We also offer high end virtual tours for properties when appropriate.

News from 2014: A great year for Heerey Real Estate. We saw new families come into Marion County and what a privilege it was to help them find that perfect home. It was exciting to be able to share with these new families that schools in Marion County have been recognized as top schools in the state and nation. We also added a new agent in 2014: Jay Christen?sen.

Looking to 2015: Heerey Real Estate is looking forward to another great year. We will continue to serve folks with integrity and honesty and to work diligently for sellers and buyers. If you have never talked with us about our services and what we have to offer, make it a point to do so in 2015.

Owner/broker: Lori Heerey

Employees: 4

Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the week; evenings and weekends by appointment.



Address: 1212 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2236 or 620-382-7711

Year opened: 1979

About us: We do commodities building and concrete construction. We haul and spread dirt and gravel.

Owner: Dave Hett

Employees: Fluctuates seasonally, 10-15

Hours: All the time!



Address: 115 N. Third, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3200 or 620-382-6734


Email: sherry@marionelgin?.com

Year opened: 2009

About us: The Historic Elgin Hotel is a fully restored 1886 hotel. We offer an elegant ballroom, ideal for wedding receptions, dances, dinners and parties. Our conference room is perfect for group meetings or small gatherings. Our bed-and-breakfast, located on the second floor, has five rooms, a parlor, dining room and kitchen, all restored and decorated in 1800s decor with modern comforts, including Wi-Fi. We offer a home-cooked breakfast and friendly atmosphere.

Owner: Jim and Nan Cloutier

Employees: 1

Hours: Vary.



Address: 412 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-3750 or toll-free 1-800-455-3750

About us: I am in my 61st year as a registered barber in the state of Kansas. I am in charge of my office, and the customer is the boss.

Owner: Bill Holdeman



Address: 1500 E. Main, Marion

Phone: 620-382-2606



Year opened: 2013

About us: Affordable senior housing community serving the Marion County area.

News from 2014: Major renovation of the units and common area.

Looking ahead to 2015: Residents now have access to the unity and common area, flat-screen TV with stereo for movie night, potluck dinners and bingo activities.

Owner: Homestead Affordable Housing Inc.; 785-364-0110.

Employees: 1

Hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.