Upon arrival of the first engine, firefighters found a three-story multi-condominium (6-unit) building with smoke and flames coming from the roof area on the east side of the building.
12/11/2019 3:50 PM
A public information meeting is set for Monday, Dec. 16 from 4-6 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church to share the preliminary plans for this street and infrastructure improvement project.
12/11/2019 8:41 AM
he grant will help non-profit, charitable organizations, or other entities interested in assisting low-and- moderate income individuals with programs that address housing instability in the community.
12/09/2019 9:45 AM
Marion's Yard Waste Facility is open six days a week, year round for residents to drop off yard waste at no charge. It is located at 195 35th Street.
12/05/2019 4:57 PM
Santa’s Workshop will be open from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Dec. 13, 14, 20 and 21. Community members are invited to visit with Santa and enjoy photo ops, cookies, and cocoa.
12/02/2019 4:55 PM
11/26/2019 12:03 PM
Garbage and recycling will not be collected on Thanksgiving Day and pick-up will be delayed by a day for both Thursday and Friday routes.
11/22/2019 10:07 AM
The project area is expected to be closed beginning at 8 a.m. for about 6 hours.
11/19/2019 4:49 PM
The YMCA of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Area and the City of Marion are pleased to announce that the official groundbreaking ceremony of the new building will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. The ceremony will be held at 3740 Irish Drive, Marion; the future home of the New Marion YMCA.
11/07/2019 4:12 PM
Garbage, recycling and yard waste will be collected according to the normal schedule on Monday. The Public Services Facility and Yard Waste Facility, located at 195 35th Street, will be closed.
11/07/2019 11:00 AM
The survey measures the overall livability of communities, taking into consideration the relationship between government entities, the private sector, community-based organizations, and the residents of a geographic area.
11/06/2019 5:13 PM
11/06/2019 8:35 AM
This self-service hour will increase access to valuable services like picking up holds, browsing, using the self-check machine, returning materials, accessing the public computers with a library card and using the library’s printer/copier/fax machine/DOT kiosk.
10/30/2019 9:04 AM
Visit City Hall from 3-5 p.m. on Halloween and collect candy and other treats from staff on both floors at City Hall. Marion Public Library will provide treats at each of the desks during normal business hours on Halloween.
10/23/2019 8:32 AM
There is no set start time but trick-or treating should conclude by 8 p.m.
10/23/2019 8:27 AM
Several studies have shown that on average someone drives through a bus stop sign on every school bus once a day. If you think of that happening once per day to every school bus, there is a lot of potential for a child being hit by a car. A major cause of this is distracted driving.
10/17/2019 11:21 AM
10th Avenue will be reduced to one lane during the day and vehicles need to yield to the oncoming traffic. Expect some travel delays.
10/09/2019 8:21 AM
Marion Chamber Ambassadors will join City of Marion officials, staff and community leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of a runway expansion project at the Marion Airport. The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Noon at 1690 Marion Airport Rd.
10/07/2019 11:28 AM
Marion City Council Member Randy Strnad has been awarded the Certified Elected Municipal Official (CEMO) designation in 2019. The designation was established by the Iowa League of Cities as a way to recognize elected officials who commit to continuing their professional development while in office.
10/07/2019 11:19 AM
The City of Marion is hosting a series of public open houses to present proposed updates to the community zoning map. The proposed zoning map updates reflect the existing land uses in addition to the long-term goals and objectives of the Marion Comprehensive Plan.
10/07/2019 11:14 AM