Marion trash-sorting facility delayed
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:17:49 -0700
MARION ? Maryland-based Fiberight LLC had expected to begin construction in June on a $15 million facility to grab organic material in garbage to convert into ethanol at a corn-ethanol plant...
New Fiberight plant still expected in Marion
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:32:55 -0700
MARION ? Ryan Miller, Marion?s public services director, told the City Council on Tuesday that Maryland-based Fiberight LLC?s $15-million trash-sorting facility still is on track to be built in the city even if it is behind schedule. Mayor Allen ?Snooks? Bouska asked Miller if Fiberight intended to ask the city for additional economic-development incentives, and Miller said Marion was looking to ...
My Biz: Marion shop popping with flavor
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:18:18 -0700
MARION ? The smell hits you as soon as you open the door ? the smell of freshly popped popcorn. Iowa Popcorn Company has been popping its gourmet popcorn in the historic downtown district of Marion since the 1990s. The store?s third set of owners, Maureen and Nevin Meredith, have been running the mom and pop shop since 2002. ?After we purchased it, we decided the stuff was so good we couldn?t ...
Cavs announce Shawn Marion signing
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:28:36 -0700
Shawn Marion knows what it takes to win an NBA championship. The Cavs hope his experience will help them get one. Cleveland signed the veteran free agent forward Tuesday, adding a player with an extensive postseason resume to a team targeting an NBA title. Marion agreed to a one-year contract with the Cavs last month, but the sides didn't make it official until Tuesday.
Assault on maples to save oaks in Marion
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:10:02 -0700
MARION ? Go figure. Certified tree-hugger Rich Patterson, the longtime director of the Indian Creek Nature Center who is now retired and the center?s director emeritus, is joining forces with the Trees Forever organization and others to cut down trees. Some of the maples in the 110-acre Faulkes Heritage Woods along Indian Creek on the border between Marion and Cedar Rapids have got to go to make ...
Shawn Marion officially signs with Cavaliers
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 06:51:42 -0700
Shawn Marion is joining the Cavaliers, the latest addition in what?s already been an incredible offseason in Cleveland. There had been reports of a deal in mid-August, but Marion, via his Instagram account, confirmed the move with a simple "Done deal" caption. Marion had a good relationship with Cavs GM David Griffin dating back to their time together in Phoenix, but the obvious draw of playing ...
Long-standing Marion Mayor stands down
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:57:00 -0700
LONG-Standing Marion Mayor Felicity-ann Lewis will retire ahead of the November local government elections after 14 years at the council?s helm and 17 years in the chamber.