128 veterans and military personnel with ties to Marion are honored in the first 2 years of the program. In addition to covering the cost of the banner, a portion of the sponsorship is donated to local veteran affairs programs.
05/24/2019 12:45 PM
The trails were closed due to high water and heavy rains. They have been repaired and reopened.
05/24/2019 10:50 AM
The Thomas Park and Gill Park splash pads will open for the season on Friday, May 24. Daily hours of operation are from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The Marion Pool will open on Monday, May 27. Lap swim will be available from 11 a.m. -12:15 p.m. and open swim will be from 12:30-5 p.m.
05/21/2019 10:42 AM
Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Memorial Day. Collection will be one day late all week; pick-up dates will be Tuesday-Saturday.
05/21/2019 10:34 AM
You already know that smoke alarms can save your life by alerting you of smoke and fire, giving you time to escape. Did you know there is something else that could protect you and your family? A residential sprinkler system.
05/21/2019 9:17 AM
Funds will be used to replace trees previously removed in the city's right-of-way areas. They will be planted in the spring/fall to for optimal planting and survival conditions.
05/17/2019 10:39 AM
05/13/2019 8:44 AM
Over the weekend the Marion and Cedar Rapids Police Departments have taken a large number of reports involving fraudulent transactions involving local ATM’s. The Marion Police Department would like to remind residents of the following American Bankers Association ATM safety tips.
05/08/2019 12:29 PM
The free kids’ activities will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the movie at dusk, 8:45 p.m.
05/07/2019 2:09 PM
Marion’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee has planned a number of bike rides to coincide wtih Bike to Work Week. All ages and skill levels are invited to join any and all of the rides.
05/03/2019 3:47 PM
Located within Butterfield Park, 3500 29th Ave., the skate park features a variety of ramps, rails and other elements suitable for people from beginners to more experienced skaters.
05/03/2019 3:41 PM
The Iowa Walking College is a six-month program where fellows will explore ways to improve walkability in their communities.
05/02/2019 12:26 PM
The City of Marion and Marion Fire Department have not asked any companies to act on their behalf. If you are suspicious about someone attempting to gain access to your home, report the incident to the Marion Police Department by calling 319-377-1511.
04/30/2019 3:22 PM
Under his direction, the Marion Police Department implemented a new beat deployment structure, established the Marion Public Safety 911 Communications Center and developed the agency’s first 5-year strategic plan.
04/23/2019 10:28 AM
The City of Marion was recently honored with the 2018 Tree City USA Growth Award at the 29th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des Moines. Marion has achieved Tree City USA status consistently since 1993.
04/08/2019 1:36 PM
This event supports the recognition of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
04/02/2019 11:45 AM
Texting while driving results in 400 percent more time with a driver’s eyes off the road, seriously increasing the chances of a crash. In fact, texting while driving increases the chance of a crash by 23 times.
04/02/2019 10:49 AM
Sections of the Boyson Trail and Boyson Park Trailhead remain closed. Crews will continue working to fully reopen the trail system.
03/27/2019 3:40 PM
The City of Marion is acting in concert with the bank to bring about the completion of the building project that is consistent with community goals, adopted development plans and ordinances, and is an asset to the Marion Uptown District.
03/26/2019 2:38 PM
For the second year, the City of Marion, Marion Chamber of Commerce and Uptown Marion Main Street District invite residents to recognize and honor those who are serving or have served in the United States Armed Forces through sponsorship of streetlight banners in the community.
03/20/2019 11:56 AM