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The public is invited to join downtown businesses, government offices and community volunteers for the 12th Annual Downtown Earth Week Celebration at noon Thursday at the Marion County Courthouse, 100 N. Main St. Trash bags, work gloves and water bottles will be provided.
The Marion Township Fire Department has named a new fire chief. Capt. Brian Taylor, currently with a fire department in Cortland, was selected Tuesday evening by the Marion Township Board of Trustees to lead the township fire department.
Marion Public Health will receive less of its funding from the city and more from the county if the health agency's board follows the findings of a university study and the recommendation of health commissioner, Tom Quade.
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Classic Championship Wrestling Presents "The Birthday Bash," a celebration of the 80th birthday of Ox Baker, with a 7 p.m. start time Saturday at the Steve Hogg Rec Center, 775 North Main St. Tickets are $10 a seat.
Winter is on its way out, but the city of Marion already is planning to purchase salt for the remainder of 2014.
Students in Sue Oakes' classes at The Ohio State University at Marion have neared completion of their assignment to retrieve and record local residents' memories of science, industry and technology in Marion and surrounding counties.
C.J. Dennis had never had a job until last year when he worked at Taft Elementary School as a janitorial aide.
Ox Baker , one of the most feared men in professional wrestling, was hospitalized recently after and episode with his heart required his having a defibrillator implanted to regulate his heart beat.
Since its inception in the early '70s, the Tri-Rivers Career Center has been devoted in its goal of providing a trained workforce to Marion and the surrounding counties.
In a community ravaged by drugs, one woman serves as an example of how to break the vicious cycle.
Twenty-three Marion area high school students participated in the 63rd Ohio YMCA Youth in Government State Assembly at the Ohio Statehouse on April 3, 4 and 5. Marion delegates joined 475 middle and high school students from throughout the state in this leadership and public service program.