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
From June 29 to July 31, the splash pad hours will be 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
06/29/2018 12:30 PM
Fifty-one veterans and military personnel with ties to Marion are honored in the inaugural year of the program.
06/29/2018 9:22 AM
The History of Marion, Iowa written by Marvin Oxley was recently digitized and added to the Marion Public Library's online digital archives.
06/29/2018 9:12 AM
On Monday, June 25, Municipal Pipe and Tool began the sanitary sewer sliplining project. Traffic impacts will be limited as they will only be setup to access the existing manholes in the middle of the street.
06/25/2018 9:49 AM
The City of Marion was among 20 cities to be honored at the 2018 City Livability Awards Program during The U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 86th Annual Meeting in Boston. Marion was selected from a pool of over 150 applicants and recognized for its Uptown Artway placemaking project.
06/11/2018 12:17 PM
On Monday, June 11, 2018 Abode Construction will begin Stage D of the project.
06/08/2018 4:05 PM
On June 7, the City of Marion announced a new partnership between its Police and Fire Departments, assigning four firefighter/paramedics to be part of the Special Response Team.
06/08/2018 11:45 AM
The goal of the 100-day challenge is to personally contact every business in Marion, Iowa from May 15 to August 23, 2018. The effort will allow the beat officers and supervisors to engage with business owners, employees and managers.
05/21/2018 10:21 AM
This project includes milling the existing surface and the placement of two lifts of new HMA. (Hot Mix Asphalt) [Some streets that do not have existing HMA on them will remain concrete and will just have the HMA added to them.] The schedule below was provided by LL Pelling and is weather dependent.