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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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Linn-Mar team wins Unsung Hero Award
by Nancy Grindle · October 20th, 2014
Teachers often work to make dreams come true so they can help their students.

Plans change for Uptown building project
by Corey Munson · October 20th, 2014
The good news is work has started again at the former Jiffy Lube site at 1204 7th Ave., Marion. But the plans for what will go there have changed dramatically in the last 12 months.

Advertisement Schools attempt to minimize insurance costs
by Nancy Grindle · October 20th, 2014
At last week's Linn-Mar Board of Directors meeting, Karla Christian, Executive Director of Human Resources, shared information about MIIP, the Metro Interagency Insurance Plan, in which both Linn-Mar and Marion participate.

Community branding event planned next week
by Staff report · October 10th, 2014
The City of Marion will hold a community branding kickoff event Friday, Oct. 17, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center, 4500 N. 10th St., in Marion.

Judy Hull publishes sixth book
by Corey Munson · October 10th, 2014
Local historian and Historic Preservation Commission member Judy Hull has published her sixth book of Marion History.

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Lonesome accountant impersonates Iowa weatherman as way to romance
by Dan Brawner · October 20th, 2014
The comedian Woody Allen once remarked he wanted to be emperor of the world so he could meet girls.

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Decker wins MVC Super Meet
by Brandon Leonard · October 20th, 2014
It wasn't by a big margin, but a win is a win and for Amber Decker, this could be her biggest cross-country victory to date.

Forster, Bach pace Marion XC teams
by Brandon Leonard · October 20th, 2014
A meet title and a pair of top-10 finishes from Madison Bach highlighted the Marion cross country programs' action last week.

L-M spikers 2-3 on week
by Brandon Leonard · October 20th, 2014
The Linn-Mar Lions volleyball team stumbled a bit last week, dropping three out of five matches to fall to 22-9 on the season.

Marion sweeps South Tama
by Brandon Leonard · October 20th, 2014
A total of 15 kills from sophomore Isabella Sade and 28 assists from freshman Caitlyn Smith lifted the Marion Indians volleyball team past South Tama last Tuesday, Oct. 7, at home (25-19, 25-12, 25-10) in three sets.

Forster finishes in the top 10 at ICW Invitational
by Brandon Leonard · October 10th, 2014
Colton Forster led the charge for the Marion boys' cross country team with an eighth place finish last Tuesday at the Iowa City West Invitational, ending with a time of 16:22.24.

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