25 years ago
august 2, 1995
Pictured on the front page are Jim Christensen and Wally Straub as they sign forms formally transferring Lynn’s Farm Equipment implement dealership in Marion to Straub International of Great Bend. There will be no interruption in service with the change of ownership.
“Beary Special Babies” born at St. Luke Hospital during July include Elizabeth Nicole Goentzel, born July 9; Kelli Anne Hess, July 18; Christian Lee Czarnowsky, July 22; Douglas Hunter Rolin, July 23; and Patrick James Glen McIntyre, July 24.
Kester Iyoha, Cooperative Grain and Supply’s quality control manager, is shown as he explains to foreign visitors the system of tagging grain samples. Kester is originally from Lagos, Nigeria, a city of 6,000,000 people, and moved to Hillsboro 11 years ago.
Marion students Chris Byer and Matt Schuler were among those attending the Future Astronaut Training Program last week at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson.
Some historic treasures were uncovered as the county treasurer’s vault was emptied in preparation for the courthouse elevator project. Included was the first tax book for Marion County, from 1865. Though battered by the past 130 years, the book is in good condition.
Last modified July 29, 2020