9 hrs ago
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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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.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Hundreds Run to Help Victims of Crime
Hundreds of people in Marion laced up their sneakers and put on their time chips Saturday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
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.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
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.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
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.
The Iowa Artists Region 7 Art Show was held Saturday March 22 at the Denver Public Library.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
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.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
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.
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.
'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.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Officials Call Alleged Dog Abductions 'False Alarm'
Some viral Facebook posts have local dog owners worried their pets could be stolen.
Chelsea Keenan wrote a new blog post: Marion manufacturer eyes expansion
Freund-Vector Corp. manufacturers a wide-range of equipment for the processing of powders, particles, beads, pellets, tablets and other solid materials to multiple industries, including the pharmaceutical, nutritional, chemical, powdered metals and automotive.
Patterson signs off for good at Indian Creek Nature Center in Cedar Rapids
Rich Patterson didn't grow up like most kids. The way he tells it, in fact, it sounds as if he were a little odd.