Marion Public Library is standing up against violence. On Sept. 1, 2018, Marion Public Library will become a No Hit Zone and will join a growing number of organizations and communities across the nation that have put similar programs in place.
08/28/2018 10:55 AM
Each week, for four weeks, a different class will be offered free of charge at the Klopfenstein Amphitheater at Lowe Park. Classes will take place every Tuesday evening from 6-7 p.m. during the month of September.
08/28/2018 10:39 AM
On September 4, Linn County Public Health will open enrollment for the Wood-Burning Change-Out Program – a voluntary program to improve air quality by providing vouchers to eligible homeowners to remove and replace old, non-certified wood appliances with cleaner burning, EPA-certified appliances.
08/28/2018 8:00 AM
International touring act, Brulé, is set to take the stage at Klopfenstein Amphitheater at Lowe Park (4500 N. 10th Street, Marion) for a free concert on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 7:30-9 p.m.
08/23/2018 4:56 PM
The presentation, focusing on what to look for and how to help, will be given by Gretchen Brown-Waech, human trafficking coordinator with the Crime Victims Assistance Division of the Iowa Attorney General’s Office with assistance from Corporal James Hancox of the Marion Police Department.
08/20/2018 3:45 PM
Marion residents and website visitors are invited to share feedback regarding the functionality, appearance, navigation and content of the existing site.
08/15/2018 4:09 PM
On Saturday, Aug. 18, Marion’s former fire engine, E-91, will be dedicated as the first pink fire engine for the Iowa Chapter of the Pink Heals Organization. The event will take place at 4:30 p.m. at Fire Station No. 2 in Marion, 3393 Katz Drive.
08/15/2018 9:20 AM
Visit www.cityfomarion.org/swampfox for the full line-up of events and make plans now to take part in this community celebration, sponsored in part by iHeartMEDIA.
08/14/2018 4:44 PM
The City of Marion is pleased to announce that Hollie Trenary will serve as Marion Public Library’s 12th director. Trenary comes to Marion from the Cedar Rapids Public Library, where she has been operations manager for the past three years.
08/10/2018 4:08 PM
The City of Marion is the latest community to discover the presence of the highly destructive insect known as the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).
08/08/2018 11:30 AM
Later this month, Wes Nelson, longtime city clerk and finance director for the City of Marion is retiring. The City is hosting a reception and open house in his honor on Thursday, Aug. 16 from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Council Chambers at Marion City Hall.
08/07/2018 3:44 PM
Marie AbouAssaly, mother of Mayor Nicolas AbouAsslay, passed away on Aug. 6 after a courageous battle with cancer.
08/06/2018 4:31 PM
For the second consecutive year, the City of Marion was named an All-Star Community by the Iowa League of Cities. The 2018 award was given for the Uptown Artway project.
08/01/2018 11:25 AM
From July 23 to Aug. 6, the Public Services Department will be repairing the intersection of 10th Avenue and 14th Street.
07/23/2018 9:48 AM
The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) with contractor LL Pelling is doing work on the HWY 151 and HWY 13 intersection for the next several weekends.
07/23/2018 9:38 AM
The Iowa Great Places program celebrates communities with a bold vision for the future. The program supports the development of new and existing infrastructure intended to cultivate the unique and authentic qualities of neighborhoods, communities and regions in Iowa.
07/19/2018 3:23 PM
The symbols serve as a reminder to share the road. Bicyclists may, but are not required to ride on or over the lane markings. It is most important for the bicyclist to ride where he/she feels most safe and comfortable.
07/19/2018 8:46 AM
Within Marion city limits, permits are required for constructing any deck over 30 inches off the grade, or any that are built over a basement window, or built to support a story above, a roof or an unusual load.
07/10/2018 10:51 AM
Pool safety is a priority of the Marion Building Department, therefore a permit is required when installing.
07/10/2018 10:45 AM
The goal is to have Tower Terrace Road open to traffic from Winslow Road to Lennon Lane in the fall of this year.
07/06/2018 9:13 AM