Despite objections over the county possibly setting a precedence, the Marion County Commission voted 2-1 to approve a minor variance.

Present at Monday’s commission meeting were not only Rick and Carol Knochel, who requested the 35 feet variance in order to build a house in a subdivision on Route C, but also neighboring landowners, Kevin Pollitt and David and Chris Lucke.

See more in this week's Palmyra Spectator.