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Railroad to base operations here in August The local economy will get a boost in August from Union Pacific Railroad, which will use Marion as its base of operations for track maintenance from Herington to Whitewater. Its huge, Union Pacific safety captain Lindal Peace said. A lot of cities just do
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jul 23, 2014 5:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
4-Hers work long hours to prepare for fair Fair organizers arent the only ones busy with fair preparations this week. The first real event of the fair, a 4-H dog show, took place Saturday, even though the first official day of the fair is today. Happy Hustler member Tristan Williams had a busy day
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jul 23, 2014 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
County reflects on road signs becoming dollar signs Federal requirement for new, more reflective road signs could cost Marion County hundreds of thousands of dollars. We have 600 stops signs alone, road and bridges supervisor Jesse Hamm told county commissioners Monday. It would cost $97,000 just to replac
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jul 23, 2014 4:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pay scale leads to cuts, 'hard feelings' Department heads appear to have kept their promise not to have busted their budgets by shoehorning in pay raises averaging 8.7 percent for 56 county employees. However, accommodating the raises, awarded in response to a study of wages paid for similar pos
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jul 23, 2014 4:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tractor runs over car Two women were hospitalized after their car was run over by a tractor Monday at 110th and Jade Rds. The accident happened around 2 p.m. when a 1994 Mercury Sable driven by Dianna Howell of Hillsboro collided with a John Deere tractor pulling a hay rake. T
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jul 23, 2014 4:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
28% of ambulance calls for naught Nearly 28 percent of all county ambulance calls last month resulted in no patient being transported to a hospital, according to data released Monday by interim ambulance director JoAnn Knak. A total of 24 patients for whom ambulances were summoned decline
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jul 23, 2014 4:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vets turn to chicken flipping for fair County fair time is chicken flipping time for Jessica Laurin, Marion veterinarian. Each chicken entered in the county fair has to have a blood test for salmonella, and Laurin flipped 83 chickens last week to perform the tests. We dont want anyone going th
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jul 23, 2014 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sheriff mum on link between huge marijuana seizures The largest marijuana bust Robert Craft has encountered as sheriff continued to be under investigation Tuesday as Craft declined to reveal details of an ongoing investigation into who may have been cultivating 2,429 marijuana plants found July 15 in south
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jul 23, 2014 3:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Couple turn old hospital into loft apartment Standing in the living room of Randy and Rachel Colletts remodeled downtown Marion apartment, it is hard to tell that the space in the C.B. Wheeler building ever housed a hospital, office building, or anything else. The Colletts bought the space from Bruc
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jul 23, 2014 3:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
1 in 28 could be carrying concealed guns Danny Maddox of Marion has a permit to carry a concealed weapon, and hes not alone. On average, one out of every 28 adults in Marion County can legally carry a concealed weapon, according to data released Monday by the Kansas attorney generals office. I h
Peabody Gazette-Bulletin | Jul 23, 2014 3:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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