You may be eligible for exemption from garbage fees if your residential dwelling is vacant for an extended period of time.
11/30/2017 8:55 AM
The Marion Fire Department wants everyone to remain safe this holiday season. Here are some important reminders from the National Fire Protection Agency if you plan to display a real Christmas tree inside your home.
11/28/2017 9:39 AM
The Marion Messenger is published quarterly for the residents of Marion, Iowa. It highlights City policies, new developments and upcoming events.
11/28/2017 8:30 AM
Effective Dec. 1, 2017, Marion residents will see a 25 cent Stormwater Utility fee increase on their City utility bills – going from $4.92 to $5.17 per month. Since most residents are on a 2-month billing schedule, this will translate to a 50 cent increase per billing cycle.
11/22/2017 9:15 AM
On Monday, Nov. 20, four Marion firefighters and Chief Deb Krebill will travel to the State Capitol where Governor Kim Reynolds will present the 2017 Sullivan Brothers’ Award of Valor to Jeff Hoover, Peter Lammer, Jeremy Smith and Zachary Bruce.
11/16/2017 4:05 PM
Randy Strnad, Steve Jensen and Rene Gadehla prevailed in the 2017 City Council election. They will take office on Jan. 1, 2018.
11/08/2017 10:53 AM
Join Chamber ambassadors, City leaders, members of the Marion Arts Council and the sculpture artists for the ribbon cutting and program at 1:30 p.m.
11/08/2017 10:10 AM
Check the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's website for information on specific model numbers involved with this recall. Kidde will replace recalled extinguishers for free.
11/06/2017 4:02 PM
While you change your clocks, make sure you change the batteries in your smoke detectors, too.
11/03/2017 1:54 PM
The free app provides the latest information and resources on a wide variety of topics including smoke alarm check reminders, creating escape plans, winter and holiday safety tips, and much more.
11/01/2017 4:18 PM
Marion City Council members continue to hold regular office hours every Saturday morning from 9:30-11:30 a.m. In addition, Mayor AbouAssaly invites all Marion residents for coffee and conversation the last Saturday of each month from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Marion Hy-Vee.
10/26/2017 11:44 AM
Starting Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Abode Construction will close the intersection of 5th Avenue and 15th Street. The work is associated with the Central Corridor Project: Phase III - 13th Street to 19th Street Project.
The ImagiNEXT process will engage the greater Marion area in an open, all-inclusive conversation to develop great ideas that reinforce the fact that Marion, Iowa is the best place to raise a family and grow a business.
10/06/2017 11:20 AM
With today’s fires, you have roughly two minutes from the time a fire starts to get out. Making sure that you always have two ways out of every room is critical, especially if one is blocked.
10/06/2017 9:42 AM
Staying active and socially engaged is important as we age. Active aging is about more than physical activity, it also means being involved in your community and making healthy lifestyle choices.
10/06/2017 9:32 AM
Kinseth Hospitality is pleased to announce plans to construct an 88-room TownPlace Suites by Marriott in the heart of Marion’s Central Corridor.
10/05/2017 3:08 PM
The City of Marion continues to maintain its strong Aa1 bond rating, as assigned by Moody’s Investors Service. Marion has received this rating consistently since 2010 with each issuance of bonds.
10/05/2017 2:52 PM
The park is located at 6303 Partners Avenue, east of Highway 13 and south of Highway 151, and adjacent to the 184-acre Marion Enterprise Center. It will open to the public immediately following the ribbon cutting ceremony.
10/05/2017 8:23 AM
As part of a partnership with the UI Public Policy Center’s Crime and Justice Policy Research Program, Marion police will work with researchers to learn about intelligence-led policing and network analysis.
10/03/2017 4:36 PM
Starting on October 3, 2017, the intersection of 15th Street and 5th Avenue will be closed to traffic.