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L-M senior returns from United Nations assembly
by Gary Follmann · October 8th, 2015
Not many young students get the chance to address the United Nations and encourage them to enact a policy. In fact, the number is only 20 from across the globe.

Latest library session gives valuable information
by Nancy Grindle · October 8th, 2015
The second of three brainstorming sessions regarding residents' preferences for the new Marion Library was held on Wednesday, September 30.

Advertisement Linn-Mar establishes new preschool group
by Nancy Grindle · October 8th, 2015
Preschool is a vital topic in many school districts today, and Linn-Mar announced recently that it has a new preschool advisory group which will help the district as it makes key decisions in this important area.

New school year off with a bang for MISD
by Deirdre Ryan · October 8th, 2015
All over the nation, schools are back in session. Teachers are preparing lesson plans, students are flowing in and out of classrooms and administrators are helping to implement the latest and greatest advancements for the district.

Linn-Mar senior serves as national ambassador
by Gary Follmann · October 1st, 2015
When it comes to Passion, and when we think of the word connected with teenagers, we typically think sports, cars, cellphones, shopping, and we all too often categorize them in a world that we as adults tend to think inside the box. All too often we forget that their minds are racing with hundreds of ideas, energies, dreams, and ways that they can actually affect change, besides all they have going on with getting an education.

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Blood on the moon, water on Mars. Should we be looking up?
by Dan Brawner · October 8th, 2015
Meteors are whizzing around the Earth, threatening to plunge us into perpetual darkness. Giant black holes are hurtling toward each other that could send shockwaves throughout the universe and rip a gash in time itself. Just a few generations ago, the sky was the greatest show on earth. Now we can't be bothered.

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Lions fall to Cougars
by Brandon Leonard · October 8th, 2015
The Linn-Mar Lions found out why the Kennedy Cougars are one of Class 4A's toughest teams. The visiting Cougars spoiled the 2015 Homecoming game, as they dominated throughout and won by a final score of 31-6.

MISD Indians skunked again
by Brandon Leonard · October 8th, 2015
For the second time this season, the Marion football team failed to reach the end zone in a game, as they were shut out by Maquoketa, 14-0. The Indians moved the ball well at times but just could not capitalize on their opportunities to get on the scoreboard.

Broghammer powers Lions with a victory
by Brandon Leonard · October 1st, 2015

Indians XC reigns supreme at Invite
by Brandon Leonard · October 1st, 2015
Myles and Maddie Bach each won individual titles and helped both the boys' and girls' Marion Indians cross country teams to team victories last Saturday at the Mustang Invitational in Independence.

L-M men's golf edges Wahlert for new title
by Brandon Leonard · October 1st, 2015
The Linn-Mar Lions boys' golf team appears to be peaking at the right time as they won another meet on Monday afternoon. The Lions' 54-hole team score of 943 was just one stroke better than runner-up Wahlert's total of 944 at the 2015 Mississippi Valley Conference Valley Divisional Championship Meet.

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