Well, this is interesting.
(If not, you know, completely surprising, considering the mayor of Marion is Wayne Seybold, who is, shall we say, conversant with ice, having competed in pairs skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics with his sister Kim).
Suddenly it seems junior hockey, for whatever reason, is the hot ticket for communities either looking for some sort of sports footprint, or trying to downsize their footprint after discovering what a money pit minor-league professional hockey is these days.
And so: Laredo, Flint, Muskegon ... Marion. Now there's a crowd for you.