Post Tagged with: "Marion"

Old Settler?s Day 5K race to help Janzen

A benefit for Steve Janzen of Florence, who is undergoing a clinical trial treatment for pancreatic cancer that is not covered by insurance, will begin at 8 a.m. Sept. 27 at Marion County Park and Lake in conjunction with the Old Settlers Day 5K run. Participants should register at by the lake hall at 7:15 a.m. Pre-registration is also available […]

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Schools welcome new teachers to county classrooms

Schools welcome new teachers to county classrooms

Haslouer Marion-Florence and Hillsboro school districts have four new faculty working with students as classes begin this fall. Ellen Haslouer, a 32-year veteran educator, will teach Family and Consumer Science classes at USD 408. She also plans to teach an online course for the Technology Excellence in Education Network. Haslouer, who taught the past 16 years at Solomon middle and […]

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Two write-ins vie for county commission nomination

Voters in Marion County?s District 1 will face a rare situation when they cast a ballot in next Tues?day?s primary election for someone to represent them on the Board of Commis?sioners. Neither Republicans nor Democrats will see a name listed for that office. Roger Fleming, who currently represents District 1, announced June 2 that he would not seek re-election in […]

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With gratitude they paint

With gratitude they paint

Three Marion County volunteers?Joy Waldbaurer on scaffolding, and Skye Young (foreground) and Alyssa Young on the ground?have begun repainting the huge American Flag mural at Liberty Park in Marion. Two adults and one child have volunteered to touch up the American flag mural at Liberty Park in Marion. Joy Waldbauer of Dur?ham and Skye Young of Hillsboro and her granddaughter, […]

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Marion restroom projected unveiled in model form

Marion restroom projected unveiled in model form

Model A visual representation of what the new Central Park restroom project will look like was unveiled Friday at the Marion Chamber of Commerce meeting. The rendition was by EBH?Engineering and Marion City Mayor Todd Heitschmidt (above) and City Administrator Roger Holter discussed the project. According to Holter, Marion Advancement Campaign, also known as MAC, is the fundraising arm for […]

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Council hears of city code confusion

The Marion City Council at its meeting June 9 heard from residents about proposed changes in city codes, explained why Marion Senior Center?s reimbursement request was denied among other issues. During the public forum, which is set aside to allow citizens a chance to address any city-related subject, Doug Lind spoke about changes in licensing and poultry provisions. Lind said […]

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Downtown roundabout generating diverse opinions

Marion city officials will meet with representatives with the Kansas Department of Transportation at 10 a.m. Thursday to discuss plans for a roundabout at First and Main streets. ?There?s a lot of opinion, but with very little facts,? City Administrator Roger Holter said about the roundabout. The information being communicated has been more rumor and innuendo, he said. But last […]

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Marion softball team is No. 5 seed in SES Class 3A regional

The Marion softball team is the No. 5 seed in the Class 3A regional tournament hosted by Southeast of Saline Monday and Tuesday. First-round games will be played at the higher seeded school, with following games hosted by SES. The Warriors (11-9) will travel to No. 4 Hutchinson Trinity (10-8) Monday for a first-round game beginning at 4:30 p.m. The […]

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Marion baseball No. 1 seed in Class 3A regional

The Marion baseball team is the No. 1 seed in the Class 3A regional tournament the Warriors will host Monday and Tuesday. Marion enters the tournament with a 19-1 record and will have a first-round bye. The Warriors will face the winner of No. 4 Wichita Collegiate (11-9) and No. 5 Halstead (10-10) in a semifinal matchup Tuesday at 2 […]

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Marion FFA leads ?Ag Awareness Day?

The Marion/Florence FFA Chapter hosted its annual FFA Ag Awareness Day Friday at the Marion football stadium. The chapter invited the third graders from Marion and Hillsboro elementary schools. About 90 students participated in the event. FFA members organized and presented rotational sessions about farming practices involving agricultural equipment, safety and animal agriculture. FFA members making presentations were: Sean Buchanan […]

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