The Marion Police Department has launched a voluntary program to allow local businesses and residents to register the location of their surveillance cameras. The program is a partnership between the Police Department and the community to jointly combat criminal activity in our neighborhoods.
09/04/2019 1:18 PM
Garbage, recycling and yard waste will not be collected on Labor Day. Collection will be one day late all week, taking place Tuesday through Saturday.
08/27/2019 2:08 PM
The Marion Public Library will extend hours in the month of September in celebration of National Library Card Sign-up Month. The Library will open on at 8 a.m. on weekdays throughout the month.
08/27/2019 9:30 AM
Boys & Girls Clubs, in conjunction with the Marion Youth Coalition, are hosting an open house to introduce the community to the Marion Youth Center on Monday, Sept. 9 from 4:30–6:30 p.m. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 4:45 p.m.
08/26/2019 2:32 PM
The City of Marion will host a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. to celebrate the completion and official opening of the community’s first inclusive playground. Located at the south entrance to Lowe Park, 4401 Irish Dr., the playground is designed for children of all abilities.
08/22/2019 11:41 AM
The Marion Civil Rights Commission envisions a community that is welcoming, inclusive and preserves the personal dignity of all people. On Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m., the commission will celebrate its fifth anniversary in the Hickory Room at Lowe Park, 4500 N. 10th Street.
08/22/2019 11:33 AM
The City of Marion is excited to partner with the Uptown Marion District to present its first Dog Fashion Show on Sept. 7 at 11 a.m. This unique event will occur in conjunction with Uptown Fall Fest, which offers shopping and entertainment in Uptown Marion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
08/20/2019 2:43 PM
Four candidates, two internal and two external, are interviewing to lead the department of 46 sworn officers and six civilian employees. Open house attendees are encouraged to meet the candidates and ask them questions.
08/20/2019 12:02 PM
The survey, administered by National Research Center, Inc., is now available online at https://bit.ly/marion2019survey. Any Marion resident over the age of 18 is eligible to participate.
08/14/2019 9:36 AM
The semi-annual installment of property and mobile home tax statements were mailed this week. The first half of property taxes are due September 1. To make payment more convenient, several payment options are available. Property taxes can be paid online, by mail, in person, or over the phone.
08/13/2019 1:52 PM
Marion’s annual community celebration is 30 & Thriving! Make plans now to attend the 30th annual Swamp Fox Festival in Marion Sept. 27-29, 2019. Visit www.cityfomarion.org/swampfox for the full line-up of events.
08/13/2019 11:46 AM
Each week, for four weeks, a different class will be offered free of charge. Classes will take place every Tuesday evening from 6-7 p.m. during the month of September.
08/07/2019 5:42 PM
The City of Marion is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to provide parks and recreation management software to meet the needs of the City’s Parks and Recreation Department.
08/02/2019 1:01 PM
The 2800 block (28th to 29th Avenues) of 31st Street will be under construction for the next month.
08/01/2019 2:15 PM
The southbound lane of Central Avenue/Alburnett Rd will be closed during Stage 1. Temporary traffic signals will allow alternating northbound and southbound traffic to drive through the construction zone using the northbound lane and temporary pavement.
08/01/2019 8:42 AM
Recent Linn-Mar High School graduates Akash Gururaja and Ian Crumley began Gold Revere 2017 as an experimental summer project. Combining their classical training in piano, violin and vocal with their love for hip-hop/R&B, Gold Revere has created a unique sound.
07/31/2019 4:52 PM
The City of Marion is pleased to welcome 2016 Iowa Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Johnny Rogers, to Lowe Park this Saturday, Aug. 3. Rogers and his full band will perform two highly-acclaimed shows in one night at the Klopfenstein Amphitheater starting at 7 p.m.
07/31/2019 11:29 AM
Eastern Iowa’s own Steely Dan tribute band, The Fez, is set to take the stage at Klopfenstein Amphitheater at Lowe Park (4500 N. 10th Street, Marion). The free concert will take place on Thursday, Sept. 12 starting at 6 p.m.
07/30/2019 12:06 PM
When necessary during construction, limited partial lane closures are anticipated with this project. During work on each street/intersection direct access to properties may be impacted.
07/30/2019 9:21 AM
The Marion Public Library Board of Trustees has approved the Katz parking lot, located in the 1100 block of 6th Avenue, as the site for the new library building.
07/25/2019 3:41 PM