Across the community, many projects and developments are improving the city’s curb appeal, adding new amenities and contributing to the quality of life we all enjoy.
09/14/2017 12:14 PM
Starting Monday, September 11, 2017, Winslow Road will be closed north of Para Drive to County Home Road.
09/08/2017 3:48 PM
Eastern Iowa Excavating & Concrete will begin the 31st Street Rehabilitation Project from 1st Avenue to 3rd Avenue on Sept. 11. Both lanes of traffic will be closed.
09/08/2017 10:35 AM
Each week, for four weeks, a different fitness class will be offered free of charge at the Klopfenstein Amphitheater. Classes will take place every Tuesday evening from 6-7 p.m. during the month of September.
09/01/2017 8:56 AM
On Thursday, August 24, 2017, Winslow Road was opened to traffic as the contractor has completed the major items of the reconstruction project.
08/24/2017 9:15 AM
On Monday, August 28, 2017, the Contractor is planning on starting the Lucore Road Reconstruction Project.
08/23/2017 9:48 AM
Marion was among three of Iowa’s 945 cities to garner such recognition for the Klopfenstein Amphitheater for the Performing Arts at Lowe Park.
08/01/2017 2:32 PM
Marion ranked well above the national and peer benchmarks with 90 percent of respondents indicating that Marion is an excellent or good place to raise children.
07/20/2017 7:42 AM
Capital projects typically provide a long-term public benefit. They have a lifespan of more than 10 years and cost over $25,000.
07/11/2017 2:14 PM
Last month, Marion City Council awarded $169,000 in hotel/motel funds to 15 area organizations.
07/10/2017 3:47 PM
Monthly solid waste collection fees and bag tag prices to increase.
07/05/2017 2:38 PM
As of July 1, 2017, the Building Inspection Department is enforcing the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) as adopted by Council.
07/05/2017 2:23 PM
Sometime in mid-July, all Linn County law enforcement radio communications will be encrypted, which means that the public will no longer be able to monitor most law enforcement scanner traffic.
07/05/2017 11:47 AM
The Marion Public Library is hosting a satellite voting station Thursday, July 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
07/05/2017 11:29 AM
Iowa law sets safety standards for the sale of fireworks. The use of fireworks is subject to the authority of the local city or county jurisdiction.
06/21/2017 5:16 PM
Find answers to four common questions that officers and public safety personnel are often asked concerning the use of 911.
06/20/2017 9:10 AM
Abode Construction is tentatively planning on closing the southern (eastbound) lane of 7th Avenue adjacent to 16th Street, as well as, 16th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue.
06/16/2017 4:35 PM
The contractor is starting Stage B on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
06/16/2017 3:53 PM
Bicyclists are encouraged to meet at City Square Park when the market closes, at noon on June 10, July 8 and Aug. 12, to depart on an 8-mile loop around Marion.
06/07/2017 4:52 PM
The work includes milling the existing surface and the placement of two lifts of new hot mix asphalt (HMA) in the locations identified.
06/06/2017 1:19 PM