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march 9, 2011

Marion County Commission voted Monday to put a question on the ballot for the April 5 election as to whether to implement a 0.5 sales tax question on the ballot for a maximum of 20 years.

If approved revenue would be used to pay bonds that would be issued to finance construction of a new jail, sheriff’s office, and 911center.

Jeff Boese of Goessel is pictured as he catches his daughter, Allison, as she jumps into the pool during Parents as Teachers and Head Start Daddy Olympics at USD 408 Sports and Aquatics Center in Marion.

A survey conducted in the 1960s concluded that Marion was in the need for an auto parts store. Heeding its advice, the late Jack Regnier opened Marion Auto Supply March 1, 1961. The family celebrated 50 years in Marion Thursday by serving a sausage and pancake lunch to customers.

Marion High School faculty and staff have chosen Seniors Colin Eurit and Shayla Rahe as February Students of the Month for overall citizenship and classroom performance.

The Go-Getters team of Cinnamon Funk, John Funk, Donna Funk, Tiffany Knaak, and Jason Funk won both the scratch and handicap portions of the bowling tournament held the past two weekends at SherBowl Lanes.

February students of the month at Marion Elementary School are Christopher Beery, Ryan Newell, Amy Gayle, Jalyssa Williams, Brandon Lange, Rebecca Sawyer, Maggie Vinduska, Raydyn Brown, Will Alleven, Koby Hett, Courtney Herzet, Peyton Heidebrecht, Samantha Richmond, and Jim Dornbush.

Classroom teachers choose students in kindergarten through sixth grade who exhibit the three traits of success — being responsible, being respectful, and doing their best.

Centre High School boys basketball team defeated Little River 49 to 47 Friday. However, Saturday’s match with first seed Pretty Prairie proved to be too much for the 12-8 Cougars, and they walked away with the sub-state runner-up plaque.

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