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A big, old barn on the Charles Unruh farm north of Marion Reservoir has stood the test of time. Originally used for cattle, it now is used for storage and a workshop for Charlie's metal works. Unruh also uses an old milking parlor as a greenhouse for plants -- "to indulge my green thumb," he said.
A red-bodied Scout drone with black arms and legs is being readied for launch as it sits atop its home base in a cornfield west of Moundridge. Kenny Vadakin, a drone systems engineer for its creator, American Robotics, is in charge of programming for the test run of the autonomous drone.
Marion senior Chisholm Waner pitches Friday against Moundridge Friday. She pitched seven innings, allowing only seven runs and eight hits. The 16-2 Warriors have battled their way to the best won-lost record in their league and have their eye on an even bigger prize.
Dave Damm (left) and Elijah Hubbard, dueling pianists from Wichita's HiFi Productions, entertain at Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce's annual gala Monday. A crowd estimated at 150 attended the meal, silent auction, and musical entertainment at Robert C. Brown Gymnasium.