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JULY 21, 2010

Kenichi Yamasita of Tokyo is pictured as he skates on US-77 north of Marion. The 62-year-old man is skating across the U.S., from California to Cape Cod, because he is grateful to America for helping his country after World War II.

The Cal Ripken state tournament for 11-year-olds will be held in Marion Friday to Monday. Brad Seacat and Randy Savage are pictured as they put together part of a fence in the outfield of one of Marion’s baseball fields in preparation for the event.

“The Miracle of Father Kapaun” will be presented Aug. 13 and 14 at the DeMattias Fine Arts Center at Newman University, Wichita. The play is based on an original story by Roy Wenzl of The Wichita Eagle.

This summer is a bad time for mosquitoes. City employees Clayton Garnica and Jeff Harper are driving through Marion streets and along creeks with a fogging machine to alleviate the nuisance.

Marion High School graduate Julia Zeiner has been named female athlete of the year by The Hutchinson News. Zeiner was chosen because of her performances this year in three sports — volley ball, basketball and track and field.

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