Local News 21-25

Huge floating clouds threaten the visibility of the Great American Eclipse in Grant County, but that didn’t stop hundreds of people from witnessing the phenomenon anyway Monday afternoon.

A Fire department in Fairmount responded to a report of a fire in a wooded area, Sunday mourning but found remnants of a single-story home, but no one was hurt in the fire.

Joey and Lyndsey Goff noticed the local store “Kids Kraze” on 1316 W. Eighth St., Marion, which was under a different ownership at the time, and the potential it showed to be the one place for parents to shop.

On Time’s Money magazine list of “Best Colleges For Your Money,” Taylor and IWU main campus in Marion ranked 199th and 426th among the top 711 public and private colleges in the nation.

Marion’s redevelopment Commission plans on meeting on a quarterly basis after some recent criticism over the board not meeting on a regular basis, because of this they implemented a  tentative meeting schedule, the next meeting will be on October 17th.

-Tyler Gleason

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