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,...
07/24/2014 - 8:30am
The Allison Cats had more to play for than just a league championship Saturday, as former Cats players came back to town for a 50-year reunion.
The folklore of Allison Cats sat as a group at the ballpark, watching the revival of the team play against archrival Osage.
The Cats (10-4) ended up losing the opener, 3-0, before Andrew Withers...
07/16/2014 - 7:51am
Bob Renning, a 1979 Clarksville grad, had never seen anything like it.
About seven car lengths behind him on Minnesota Interstate 35 were flames rolling underneath a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer.
With the wind fanning the flames, Renning’s girlfriend, Asea, flagged the man down.
However, due to the electrical malfunction, warning and...
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...