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June 18, 2008

Don Dahl, state representative for District 70, has decided not to seek another term. Three candidates — Bob Brookens and Roger Hannaford III, both of Marion, and Bill Spangler of Burns — have filed for the position.

Margaret Wilson is pictured as she looks at hand-carved crosses for sale by Eugene Enos at Marion’s first farmers market. Although it was the first time for the market, it was successful in the eyes of its organizing committee.

Marion Police Chief Josh Whitwell asked the city council Monday to consider a smoking ban in Central Park. Whitwell said he had received complaints from people regarding smoking during Chingawassa Days.

Pictured are Kennedy Fahey and Lily Lundy as they prepare to swim at an exhibition of the backstroke Saturday at a Peabody swim meet.

Dave Crofoot of Western Associates of Marion has received a merit award from Kansas Commerce Secretary David Kerr. Western Associates was recognized by the state for its contributions to the Marion community and the state’s economy. Other merit award winners from Marion County were Circle D Corp, and Elcon Services Inc., both of Hillsboro, and Sticks and Twigs of Burns.

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