25 years ago
july 26, 1995
Numerous City of Marion projects are “on schedule.” Switch gear and entrance lines are being changed at the electrical distribution center near Santa Fe St. The former power plant has been sold and electrical controls are now located in a new building alongside the old brick structure. Crews also have been busy tearing out old curbing and installing new curb and gutter on Roosevelt and Freeborn Sts.
“World War II-50 Years Later” is the theme Marion Kiwanis Club has selected for Old Settlers’ Day parade to be held Sept. 30. Casey Case is parade chairman.
Nineteen participants in the Marion Senior Center meals program went on a trip to Abilene recently and visited the Russell Stover Candy outlet, Bow Studio and Gallery, and Twin Feathers Ranch.
Tony Schafers has retired as custodian at Marion Post Office after 14 years in that position.
Sue (Mrs. Morris N.) Ehrlich of Marion is pictured with home grown tomatoes which she entered in the Record’s Produce Derby. The tomatoes weigh more than one pound each.
Brendan Sager’s ongoing “Eating Around Marion County” articles this week tells of Ohm’s Café in Ramona and its owner for 43 years, Betty Ohm. Pictured with Ohm is her grandson, Craig Heutn, who is visiting this week from Iowa.
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