Marquette

Wed
22
May

Council approves pool charge to water bills

The Marquette Swimming Pool will begin the 2019 season Sunday, May 26, and with the opening will come reduced admission rates until June 1, when a swimming pool fee will be placed on city water bills.

 

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Wed
22
May

Homeless man raises concerns

During the public input portion of the May 14 meeting of the Marquette City Council, resident Dennis Swisher asked something be done about the homeless man wandering around Marquette. One of Swisher’s elderly neighbors has had the man beating on her windows and she is afraid, he said.

 

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Wed
22
May

Thunder on the Smoky

Marquette’s main street was filled Saturday with flags and motorcycles as visitors arrived for the town’s annual Thunder on the Smoky.

Wed
15
May

Summer lunches

The Free Summer Lunch Program will be offered in Marquette starting Wednesday, May 22, for the 2019 summer season.

 

 

 

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Wed
15
May

Memorial Day Weekend offers activities

For the 93rd year, Marquette will conduct its annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Events start Monday, May 27, at Marquette’s Riverview Estates with a flag raising ceremony and continue to four area cemeteries.

The Riverview ceremony opens at 9 a.m. with members of the Marquette American Legion on hand to perform military honors while the Marquette Community Chorus, under the direction of Allan Lindfors, provides the music.

 

 

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Wed
15
May

FLY THE FLAGS HIGH

These flag photos were taken by retired Marquette city clerk Fred Peterson as examples of the community’s commitment to the nation’s values.

Thu
09
May

Wilma Nelson (1919-2019)

Wilma Nelson
(1919-2019)

Wed
08
May

Thunder on the Smoky May 18

FILE PHOTO

Thunder on the Smoky brings motorcycle buffs and many others to the streets of Marquette.

Residents of Marquette and bikers from across Kansas, as well as from neighboring states, look forward to the third weekend in May each year for Marquette’s annual motorcycle rally.

Since it began in 2004, Thunder on the Smoky has grown into a popular festival attracting tourists as well as bikers to Marquette and its motorcycle museum.

 

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Wed
08
May

Police Blotter

Here are the Marquette Police Department reports from the past week as logged on daily reports provided to the Tribune by the McPherson County Sheriff ’s Office. The Marquette Police Department responded to calls unless otherwise indicated.

Thursday, May 2

 

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Wed
01
May

Easter weekend fun for all

Marquette Police Chief Randy Lillard poses with his clan for a picture with the Easter Bunny Saturday.

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