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Marion, Iowa is located in Linn County. Zip codes in Marion, IA include 52302. The median home price in Marion is $164,900 which is roughly $113/per square foot. More Marion information.

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Wednesday | KSAT-TV San Antonio

Parents, students fight to keep Marion HS principal

IN THE REGULAR SEASON THIS YEAR. NEW ON THE "NIGHT BEAT," A SCHOOL BOARD MEETING TURNS EMOTIONAL AS STUDENTS AND PARENTS FIGHT TO KEEP THE PRINCIPAL.

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Wednesday Apr 16 | KCRG

Marion Police Searching for Robbery Suspect

Marion Police would like the public's help in finding the man who robbed a convenience store earlier this month.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Federal regulators discuss Duane Arnold's 'rapid decline in performance'

"If you don't catch your problems, that's where the safety issues come in," said Marion resident Pam Mackey-Taylor.

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KCRG

Marion Goes Blue, Kicks Off Blue Zone Project

The city of Marion is going blue Tuesday to help make Iowa meet its goal of becoming the healthiest state in the nation by 2016.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

KCRG

Hundreds Run to Help Victims of Crime

Hundreds of people in Marion laced up their sneakers and put on their time chips Saturday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Seniors say they'll miss Horizons meal sites when they close

Every week, senior citizens come to the Hiawatha Community Center for group activities like dancing and bingo.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Gazette

Rick Smith wrote a new blog post: City trash-to-biofuel project takes ...

No Martians are landing, but loads of steel began arriving on Monday for the takeoff of project to expand and revitalize the shuttered ethanol plant here to ready it for something remarkable.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Gazette

Gazette Staff wrote a new blog post: Living Out Loud

The Out Loud! Metro Library Network Author Series will present three of the nation's most well-known authors at three events this summer.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Gazette

1 school district would better serve Marion

I found sense in Scott Fruehling's March 22 letter, "Time for single school district in Marion" suggesting merging Marion and Linn-Mar school districts.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

KCRG

Marion School Board Approves 81-Cent Levy Rate Increase; Program Cuts

IOWA CITY, Iowa - A combination of budget reductions and increased revenue will help the Marion Independent School District make up a $900,000 budget shortfall in the 2015 fiscal year.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

KCRG

Westdale Mall Walkers Ponder Other Exercise Locations

On a quiet Sunday morning, only a day before its main common areas are closed to the public, the inside of Westdale Mall looks like something out of a zombie apocalypse film.

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Reinbeck Courier

Iowa artists

The Iowa Artists Region 7 Art Show was held Saturday March 22 at the Denver Public Library.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Gazette

Chelsea Keenan wrote a new blog post: Marion manufacturer, Corridor startups get state assistance

The company, which announced a 12,000-square-foot, $5.3-million expansion earlier in March, designs and manufactures a wide range of equipment for the processing of powders, particles, beads, pellets, tablets to the pharmaceutical, nutritional, food, chemical, powdered metals, automotive and pyrotechnics industries.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Gazette

James Q. Lynch wrote a new blog post: State funding sought to respond to Emerald Ash Borer in Iowa

"Investing now in good management and assistance could pay off in the future," said Ramsey, who along with volunteers from the Coalition for Iowa's Woodlands & Trees lobbied lawmakers on the danger posed by Emerald Ash Borer, which has been detected in Eastern Iowa counties.

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The Des Moines Register

Around Iowa: Man who saved couple on tracks honored

An Iowa man who pushed an elderly couple's car off train tracks seconds before a locomotive barreled through an Ames intersection was one of 22 people in North America honored with a Carnegie Medal for Civilian Heroism.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Washington Evening Journal

Card shower requested for birthdays

Lester and Marion Jones of Crawfordsville will celebrate special birthdays in March and April.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Gazette

Marion provides TIF support for waste-to-biofuel firm Fiberight

Waste-to-biofuel company Fiberight LLC moved a step closer this week to constructing a $15-million facility designed to grab the organic material in garbage to convert into ethanol at the company's ethanol plant now being renovated in Blairstown.

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The Gazette

Katie Giorgio wrote a new blog post: Made in Iowa: Finding Synergy

Cara Ullrich, 38, of Marion, always has worked with her hands. These days though, she's traded her full-time job as a pastry chef for a somewhat less pliable medium - metal.

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WebCPA

Fee Speech

'This is always a thought-provoking question' from prospective clients, said Enrolled Agent and LPA Roy Frick of Fairway Services Limited and Frick Accountants Limited in Ocean City, Md.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

KCRG

Officials Call Alleged Dog Abductions 'False Alarm'

Some viral Facebook posts have local dog owners worried their pets could be stolen.

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