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4th of July Flag Raising
4th of July Flag Raising
FEATURED PHOTO · Members of American Legion Post 298's Color Guard conducted a flag raising ceremony Friday, July 4, at Perkin's Restaurant on Collins Road in Cedar Rapids. Perkin's offered complimentary breakfasts to veterans and discounts to family members in honor of our nation's founding. Ron Williams
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Changes planned to Swamp Fox Parade
by Corey Munson · July 17th, 2014
Changes are on the way to the organization of the annual Swamp Fox Parade, to be held Saturday, September 6 at 10:15 a.m., though spectators are not likely to notice a significant change.

L-M Supt. Mulholland to step down in 2015
by Nancy Grindle · July 17th, 2014
At Monday's regular meeting of the Linn-Mar Board of Directors, a letter was read from Superintendent Katie Mulholland notifying the Board of her intention to step down from her position at the conclusion of the 2014-2015 school year.

Advertisement New splash pad planned at Gill Park
by Corey Munson · July 17th, 2014
If all goes as planned, the city's second splash pad will be built yet this year at John W. Gill Park in Marion.

Retirement softball party honors Peg Pierce
by Nancy Grindle · July 17th, 2014
Players, residents, family and friends met Saturday for a party at Peg Pierce Softball Park to honor the lady whose name the area carries.

FEMA impersonators prey on storm victims around the county
by Corey Munson · July 11th, 2014
Last week the Linn County Sheriff's Department received reports of individuals who have been going door-to-door in some areas of Linn County impacted by the recent storms and are claiming to be FEMA inspectors.

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Do you know what has more disgusting germs than a toilet?
by Dan Brawner · July 17th, 2014
I recently saw a terrific Shakespeare in the Park production of "Othello" in Iowa City (before it flooded).

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July 17th, 2014
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Lack of offense ends Lions' season
by Brandon Leonard · July 17th, 2014
Maddy Ryan was solid on the mound for the duration of last Saturday's girls' softball game for the Linn-Mar Lions.

Solon ousts Marion
by Brandon Leonard · July 17th, 2014
After ending their long winless skid last Thursday against Dubuque Wahlert by a 10-5 count, the Marion Indian softball squad's season ended last Saturday at the hands of the Solon Spartans by a 7-1 tally.

Evans, Jenks compete at Adidas Dream Mile
by Brandon Leonard · June 20th, 2014
It was a "dream" come true in New York City at the Adidas Dream Mile for Josh Evans as the Linn-Mar senior finished fourth in the race while also setting the all-time Iowa best time in the mile last Saturday, finishing with a time of 4:04.38.

Jeffery leads Lions to five of seven
by Brandon Leonard · June 20th, 2014
After a slow 3-7 to the season, it appeared the Linn-Mar baseball team might be bottom feeders throughout the season in MVC play.

Rough week for Indians baseball
by Brandon Leonard · June 20th, 2014
A four-game losing skid has dropped the Marion baseball team back to .500 on the young season with a 6-6 record.

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