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june 30, 1993

A group of journalists from the Baltic states of Europe will get a taste of life in the Flint Hills of Kansas when they visit July 7 at Jim and Joan Donahue’s Clover Cliff Ranch. The visit will be part of a project to introduce journalists from the Baltic states to journalism in the United States. The few invited guests include Mike O’Neal of the Chase County Leader-News and Bill Meyer of the Marion County Record.

The golden grain of harvest ’93 has been pouring in since Saturday, with combines and trucks operating between downpours of rain.

Marion “Nick” Nickelson will open Nick’s Building Center on July 5 in the former Cash and Carry Lumber (previously Badger and Mack-Welling) and looks forward to serving the public.

The week’s issue contains write-ups of the weddings of Tana Hedstrom and Jeff Riffel on May 1 and Sandra Urbanek and Trey Pontius on June 5.

The U.S. flag was popular in display windows along Marion’s Main St. this week. A patriotic window, pictured on the front page, was in honor of Independence Day weekend and was created by the hairdressers at Unique Designs.

First prize of $200 in a lip-synch contest Saturday evening at Summerfest was awarded to Tena Waner and Sue Klassen, who performed a Reba McIntire song, “It’s Your Call.” Second prize of $100 went to Mike and Heidi Pope, and third of $50 to Susan Hoffman and Melissa Robinson.

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