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Dollar General store opens its doors in Marion

Almost one year after the Marion City Council learned Dollar General Corp. was interested in building at Batt Industrial Park, one of its newest stores opened Dec. 13. Katie Kile, media relations with Dollar General Corp., said last week the store at 1021 N. Industrial had its soft opening. ?We are now gearing up for our grand opening celebration Saturday, […]

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County could name new EMS director Monday

The Marion County Board of Commissioners announced Monday it plans to name a new Emergency Medical Services director soon, probably publicly at the Dec. 21 meeting. Following a 20-minute executive session for personnel to complete the selection process, Commissioner Randy Dallke said the final two candidates have been chosen, with one preferred pending verification of personal data. On another issue, […]

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Playground pleasure

Playground pleasure

On the apparatus are (from left) Claire Morey, Delaney Acton and Emily Gilkey. Free Press photos by Don Ratzlaff Talia Jost conquers a different climbing challenge. Photo Don Ratzlaff Second-graders at Hillsboro Elementary School enjoy the new playground equipment Monday that was part of a $215,000 project to replace the north playground and upgrade the west playground this summer. The […]

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Our new literacy initiative

Our media organization is embarking on a literacy initiative, beginning in this week?s issue. I feel it may be one of the most important initiatives we have undertaken. It can be found in the center of the back-to-school Section B. The weekly feature, called ?Kid Scoop,? is for the benefit of children from kindergarten through fifth grade. Older Marion County […]

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Warrior Stadium to get new press box

Warrior Stadium to get new press box

After tearing down the second level of the old press box, volunteers continue demolition work at Warrior Stadium Saturday morning. The goal is to have the new press box ready for Marion?s first home football game, Sept. 4. Janae Rempel / Free Press Volunteers gathered at Warrior Stadium in Marion Saturday morning to tear down the old two-story press box. […]

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New principal aims to enable goals of others

New principal aims to enable goals of others

? Clint Corby to boost staff, students, parents. Clint Corby, new HM/HS principal Clint Corby says a singular goal has fueled his wide-ranging career in K-12 education the past 12 years. ?It didn?t matter whether the kid was 18 or 3, I enjoyed working with them and helping them get to where they want to go,? said the new principal […]

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CEO sets a new standard

Opportunity is defined as ?a favorable juncture of circumstances.? ?MIRIAM-WEBSTER.COM We often hear a well-known piece of advice when experiencing a setback, and it goes like this: When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Even so, it is often easier said than done. Another approach, however, addresses a similar, yet different question as well, even when it?s not the lemons […]

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New storm shelter Goessel has already seen use

The Goessel school board learned at its April 13 meeting that the new storm shelter at the elementary school has already been open to the public three times for use during recent storms. Superintendent John Fast said he had communicated with Mayor Dave Schrag, Bethesda Home administrator Eric Schrag and firefighter Matt Voth. City Clerk Jennifer Whitehead put up signs […]

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New Greenhaw building to enhance service

New Greenhaw building to enhance service

This artist?s rendition of the new Greenhaw Pharmacy building shows the drive-through window on the left side of the 3,500-square foot structure. Owner Eric Driggers said he plans to break ground at the corner of North Ash Street and Orchard Drive in late May with the hope of occupying the building by fall.Courtesy artwork Greenhaw Pharmacy owners Eric and Tami […]

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Tabor hires new head coach for cross country

Tabor hires new head coach for cross country

Brian Grime Tabor College has hired Brian Grime as the new men?s and women?s head cross-country coach and assistant track coach, effective July 2015. Rusty Allen, vice president for intercollegiate athletics, said Grime has the right qualifications and characteristics for the position. ?Coach Grime brings youth, expertise, enthusiasm, a strong work ethic, great relational skills and a desire to influence […]

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