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Fire Safety Week Poster Contest Winner
Fire Safety Week Poster Contest Winner
FEATURED PHOTO · - Photo Sumitted Austin Sellers (pictured with Deputy Fire Marshal Wade Markley) of Francis Marion Intermediate School is the 2014 winner of the Marion Fire Department Fire Safety Week poster contest. In addition to the overall winner, individual school winners include Rylie Bucklin at Echo Hill Elementary, Isaac Stanger at Linn Grove, Eysen Pollard at Indian Creek Elementary, Stephanie Seol at Wilkins Elementary, and Javari Williams at Novak Elementary. Submitted
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Lillian's opens in Uptown
by Deirdre Ryan · November 21st, 2014
What began as a "Girl's Day Out" shopping trip to Grundy Center, Iowa, ended up turning into the opportunity of a lifetime and dream come true for Heidi Cordes, Owner of Lillian's, a brand new women's boutique, located in the Uptown Marion District at 710 10th Street.

Linn-Mar teachers receive gifts from U.S. Cellular
by Staff Report · November 21st, 2014
A total of 120 Iowa teachers received the exciting news from U.S. Cellular that their classroom projects had been funded through the company's Calling All Teachers campaign.

Advertisement MISD All-State students perform for school board
by Cynthia Petersen · November 21st, 2014
Marion Independent School District students, who were selected for the 2014 Iowa All- State Band, performed for the MISD board Monday evening.

YMCA offers 'Night Out' for parents
by Nancy Grindle · November 21st, 2014
Despite horrible weather and slick streets, many kids congregated at the Marion Y for an evening of swimming, games, crafts, pizza and a movie last Saturday night.

BlendCard, a business promotion service, comes to Marion
by Staff Report · November 13th, 2014

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Charitable giving pays off ... for everyone
by John A. Westfall · November 21st, 2014
Americans are pretty generous - in fact, 83 percent of us donated money to charitable organizations last year, according to a Gallup survey.

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November 21st, 2014
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Bys inducted into IGHSAU Hall of Fame
by Brandon Leonard · November 21st, 2014
Marion class of 2007 graduate Angela Bys was one of three individuals inducted into the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union's Volleyball Hall of Fame last Friday at the start of the Class 3A State
Championship match the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.

Indians fall to West Delaware at State
by Brandon Leonard · November 21st, 2014
After an exhilarating four-set victory over Charles City in the opening round of the 2014 Iowa High School State Volleyball Tournament, the Marion Indians lost in a five-set heartbreaker to second-ranked WaMaC rival West Delaware. The loss ended Marion's season at a very impressive 34-8.

Drake wins twice at state swimming
by Brandon Leonard · November 13th, 2014
A pair of individual gold medals and a top-five finish as a team highlighted the Linn-Mar swimming and diving team's performance at the 2014 State Swimming and Diving Meets last Saturday in Marshalltown.

Schmidt, others recognized
by Brandon Leonard · November 13th, 2014
Quarterback Ryan Schmidt and 16 other Linn-Mar Lions were recognized last week for their hard work and dedication during the 2014 football season by the coaches of District 5 in Class 4A.

Several Lions honored
by Brandon Leonard · November 13th, 2014
Six Linn-Mar Lion student-athletes were honored by the Mississippi Valley Conference for their hard work on the volleyball court this season and two Lions were recognized for their dedication off of the court as well.

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