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07/24/2014 - 8:50am
Inflatable slides and obstacle courses were a top attraction again at this year's Wilder Daze Family Fun Night Friday. See more pictures from the event in the July 24 Tribune-Journal.
07/24/2014 - 8:43am
No clip-in shoes or performance racing bikes are part of the entourage for Clarksville’s trio of RAGBRAI riders. Sisters-in-law Sue and Kim Lodge and Michelle Litterer all ride at their own paces, meeting up with each other between towns. Sue, 63, the quilter, sewed pink fabric to everybody’s helmets to find each other in the...
07/24/2014 - 8:41am
With the City of Allison sign in their front yard, it’s no wonder Joan and Randy Moad were named this year’s grand marshals of the Wilder Daze parade. The area’s 33-year pharmacists retired in December, after building up a sphere of pharmacies in Allison, Dumont, Dows, Clarksville, Greene and Nashua. Having to close the...
07/24/2014 - 8:35am
Around 45 Allison Cats celebrated their 50-year reunion during Wilder Daze. Ranae Boomgarden, who grew up rooting for the Cats and spent a year planning the event, managed to rally over 30 former players together, along with the 13 current players and family members. All told, 100 Cat lovers met up under a tent on Main Street for a meal,...
07/16/2014 - 7:49am
Predicted rainy weather held off for a large crowd at Butler County’s Relay for Life Friday night. Funds raised for the event are destined for research, advocacy, treatment and education. An unofficial total of $58,000 was reported, with funds raised going to cancer research, advocacy, treatment and education. Leanne Schipper organized...
07/16/2014 - 7:47am
Close to 15,000 cyclists will peddle through Clarksville Thursday for Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. The local planning committee has been busy since April, getting everything in order to host the last stop on day five of RAGBRAI.  The riders come into town west on C33 from Mason City, and leave on C33...
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