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Court sentences teen to State Training School in Eldora
by DJ Kauffman Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
A somber silence settled over the Linn County Juvenile Justice Center courtroom, as details of a case involving students came to light.

Fortunate to have art beauty from Synergy Metalworks
by Nancy Grindle Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
One of the very talented artists who has contributed to Marion's Uptown Artway and other wonderful creative endeavors in the area is Cara Briggs Farmer of Synergy Metalworks.

Advertisement Marion Police hosted documentary and discussion on community collaboration
by Nancy Grindle Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
The Marion Police Department hosted a special presentation on Wednesday, May 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Linn-Mar High School lecture hall. The topic of the event was police and community collaboration.

Donation provides shoes for local kids
by Report submitted · May 18th, 2017
On May 3, 2017, the Marion-East Cedar Rapids Rotary Club was awarded $20,200 from the 100+ Who Care Cedar Rapids Metro organization for their Shoes for Kids program. The Rotary will use the money to provide new shoes to area school children in need.

Dr. P.T. Grimes honored for dentistry
by Report submitted · May 18th, 2017
Dr. P.T. Grimes, of Marion, was presented with the Iowa Dental Association's President's Award for his service to the Iowa Dental Association and the profession of dentistry. The award was presented in a special ceremony during the association's Annual Session in Cedar Rapids in early May.

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Diverse voices offer advice to grads
by Report submitted · May 18th, 2017
Get a good higher education. Work hard. Treat others the way you want to be treated.

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Obituaries
Audrey Reinhart, 85
May 18th, 2017
Audrey Helen Reinhart, 85, of Marion, died Monday, May 8, 2017. In agreement with Audrey's wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1790 14th Street, Marion. The family will greet friends for one hour prior to the mass time on Tuesday, at the church. Private committal services for the family will take place at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Marion.

Jerald Dreismeier, 82
by Report submitted · May 18th, 2017
Jerald Lee Dreismeier, 82, of Central City, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017, at Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. The family will greet friends at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2017. A private committal service will take place at a later date at Mt. Clark Cemetery, Central City.

Patricia Welter Luse, 86
by Report submitted · May 18th, 2017
Patricia Welter Luse, 86, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Marion, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at the Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. A parish vigil service and rosary began at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, followed by a visitation from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion. There will be visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Funeral Mass is at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marion, by Father David O'Connor. Burial will take place at Oak Shade Cemetery in Marion.

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Linn-Mar tennis team disposes of CR Jeff
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
The Linn-Mar girls' tennis team picked up a 5-0 win over Cedar Rapids Jefferson last week. The Lions and J-Hawks only played singles matches as Linn-Mar picked up wins in all of the pairings on Saturday.

Lions split games against Waterloo schools
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
A well-rounded, team effort by the Linn-Mar boys soccer team helped them earn their seventh victory of the season last week on the road against Waterloo East. The Lions picked up a hard-fought 4-0 win over the Trojans in Mississippi Valley Conference play last Tuesday evening.

Lions, Indians eye big goals at State Track and Field Meet
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
If you're a fan of the Linn-Mar Lions, the Marion Indians, or both schools and plan to attend this year's Iowa High School State Track and Field Meet, get ready. Pack your sunscreen, grab some snacks, and get comfortable because both schools will be well represented at Drake Stadium. Both high schools will have a combined 50 chances to score points between both the boys and girls, and will have their eyes on scoring a lot of points to try to claim state championships.

Indians win one, lose one
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
The Marion boys' soccer team suffered its second loss of the season last week. One positive about the loss, though, is that it was not against a WaMaC Conference opponent. The Indians suffered a 3-2 loss against Mount Pleasant but rebounded nicely against West Delaware with a 2-0 win to push their overall record to 9-2 and 9-1 in WaMaC play.

Lions go three-for-three
by Brandon Leonard Correspondent · May 18th, 2017
After suffering a 2-1 loss to City High back on May 5, the Linn-Mar girls' soccer team has righted the ship with a three-game winning streak last week. The Lions won by a 10-0 margin over Waterloo East at home and also took to the road to dispose of Iowa City West and Waterloo West as well, which improves their

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