15 YEARS AGO
Feb. 6, 2008
Marion has been chosen to receive a $400,000 community development block grant. The grant, plus a loan of $644,480 from Kansas Department of Transportation, will be used to make much-needed improvements to Eisenhower Dr. and N. Cedar St., key connectors to US-56.
Grand Funk Railroad, a top-selling American rock group of the 1970s, will be featured act at the 17th annual Chingawassa Days in Marion.
Cub Scouts competed Sunday in an annual Pinewood Derby. William Holt placed first, followed by Zach Fruechting and Seth Snelling. Fruechting’s car also was named best of show.
Deer Trail Implement has joined Conrady Western and Pankratz Implement to form a new company named PrairieLand Partners. PrairieLand will have John Deere dealerships in eight locations: McPherson, Marion, Emporia, Hutchinson, Anthony, Winfield, west Wichita, and east Wichita.
King and queen of courts homecoming candidates are Charlie Holub, Calvin Jeffrey, Hank Collett, Kristin Waner, Kalaya Jackson, and Austin Percell. Winners will be announced Friday between games against Halstead.
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