Marion Goes Blue, Kicks Off Blue Zone Project
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:34:01 -0700
MARION, Iowa -- The city of Marion is going blue Tuesday to help make Iowa meet its goal of becoming the healthiest state in the nation by 2016. Iowa has already made significant strides, jumping from the 16th to the ninth healthiest state in 2012, according to the Gallup Well-Being Index.
Blue Zones Project kicks-off in Marion
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:19:41 -0700
With the help of the Blue Zones Project, Marion wants to be the healthiest city in the nation. And Marion City Manager Lon Pluckhahn is leading by example. Getting choked up while talking about his family ? the main reason he decided to start eating healthier and exercising to lose weight ? Pluckhahn stood before a full auditorium of Marion residents 115 pounds lighter than he used to be ...
Marion bumps up its hotel tax
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:00:00 -0700
MARION -- City council members Monday approved a 1 percent hotel tax increase by a 4-1 vote to help cover operating expenses of the new, $12 million recreation center.