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Penpals meet years later after Marion balloon found

Penpals meet years later after Marion balloon found

By Aaron Michell Correspondent It’s interesting how people meet. When Gloria Goetsch released a balloon during an Old-Fashioned Days’ celebration in 2004, little did she know it was bound to…

Marion hosts biggest swap meet

Marion hosts biggest swap meet

By Steve Landon Correspondent Having survived another warm, sloppy winter, a summer without substantial rainfall, record autumn warmth and poor fall colors, outdoor enthusiasts have pretty much had it with…

Faces in the Crowd: Andrew Salinas

Faces in the Crowd: Andrew Salinas

Aaron Michelle Correspondent He’s a farmer with a badge. Or maybe he’s a policeman with a tractor. Whatever he is, he’s this week’s face in the crowd. Andrew Salinas was…

Evart crowns homecoming king, queen, lose game

Evart crowns homecoming king, queen, lose game

By John Raffel Correspondent Evart High School conducted homecoming activities on Friday with seniors Jericho Vanscoyoc and Cyana Dellar crowned king and queen at halftime of the football game. Vanscoyoc…

Faces In The Crowd Jon Lucas

Faces In The Crowd Jon Lucas

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Jon Lucas was born and raised on the Lucas Farm, on Lucas Road, just south of the Village of Lucas. But he’s more than just a…

Group dedicates tree in honor of “Randy”

Group dedicates tree in honor of “Randy”

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Members of the local writing group, Illuminovelists, along with friends and family gathered at the Marion Municipal Library on Friday, September 29th to honor and remember…

Scott’s Trading Post back in business

Scott’s Trading Post back in business

By John Raffel Correspondent Scott’s Trading Post is back in business. One of the owners, Scott Schryer, said the business closed the second week of September. “The partners came to…

Marion mulls marijuana

Marion mulls marijuana

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion Village Council reviewed an ordinance for medical marijuana at its monthly meeting on Monday. The council made a motion to put in the ordinance…

Football victory, royalty crowned, spirit unleashed, make for a super HOMECOMING

Football victory, royalty crowned, spirit  unleashed, make for a super HOMECOMING

By John Raffel Correspondent It was a warm weekend, but still a memorable one for Marion students during their 2017 Homecoming celebration. Christopher Wengert (king) and Carley Williams (queen) reigned…

A look back…

A look back…

By Julie Traynor Correspondent This potato crate lifting hoist was a real laborsaving device for local potato growers when this photo was taken about 1960. Shown here is Highland potato…

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