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Backward Glances

Allison High School Class of '54


Allison-Bristow Class of '66




The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra Appearing at Wilder Park



Sunday, June 14 from 7 to 9 p.m.


Bring Your Lawn Chairs.


Click here to see more about Wilder Park's 2015

Music Performance Schedule


Allison Clean-Up Dates Set

Dates for Spring Clean-Up days have been set for Wednesday, June 3 for the area east of Main Street and Wednesday, June 10  for the area west of  Main Street. Questions may be directed to Allison City Hall, 319-267-2245.


Allison Public Library

to sponsor Tall Corn Contest

Grow Wild for $100 Prize

By Patty Hummel

Iowa, Iowa, land where the tall corn grows! The Allison Public Library is sponsoring a Tall Corn Contest as part of our Wilder Days celebration. Seed packets are available at the library from May 26-30. Plant your seeds and grow wild! Water, fertilize, weed, and sing to your corn. Use a secret compost blend or your best gardening tips and tricks.

Then, on July 17, cut your tallest stalk of corn at ground level and bring it to the Library from 2-6pm. All stalks will be measured and displayed. The First Place winner will be awarded $100 cash, many additional prizes, and ride in the Wilder Days parade. The Second Place winner will be awarded $50 cash, many additional prizes, and ride in the Wilder Days parade. Only one prize per family, please.

Thank you to Phil Barnett, Kruger Seeds DSM, (first class seed and a first class guy) for donating to this project! We are planting seeds of knowledge and growing acres of ideas at the Allison Public Library.


Vacation Bible School coming soon

Allison Community Vacation Bible School is scheduled to start on Monday, June 15 thru Thursday, June 18. Students entering 1st thru 6th grade will be at the St. James Lutheran Church from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00. Preschool (4 years old by Sept. 2015) will be at the Allison Congregational Church from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.



Allison Tornado Siren

testing scheduled announced

The Allison Fire Depart. will be testing the Tornado Siren on the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. starting on April 20 thru the month of August.

If bad weather is present on that day, the siren will be tested the next day at 7:00 p.m.


Reservations for new Lodge

at Wilder Park available

Families, or groups, thinking about utilizing the new 46 x 30 ft. Lodge at Wilder Park, Allison, are asked to contact Allison City Hall for reservations.

The lodge is open year round and has a variety of amenities for overnight stays which include: bedroom, kitchen with major appliances, TV with free Wi Fi, heated floors, air conditioning, two bathrooms and plenty of tables & chairs.

Fees for overnight use are Sunday-Thursday $100.00 night; Friday, Saturday & holidays $125.00 night for 4 adults; two additional adults may register at $10.00 each. Maximum occupants is 12 with children. Security deposit is $200.00.

During camping season there is a minimum stay of 2 nights and a maximum stay of 7 days. Ask about special discount rates for multi-nights at the lodge.

For those wishing to reserve the Lodge for special occasions as graduations, bridal showers, wedding receptions, hosting families for meals, or groups having meetings;-- the rates are: Monday-Thursday-$40.00, Saturday-Sunday & Holidays-$80.00.

There is a security fee of $100.00 for all groups. For Butler County non-profit groups there is no charge. Maximum capacity of the Lodge is 50 persons.

Those using the lodge may also enjoy the many amenities located throughout the Park.

Contact Allison City Hall at 319-267-2245 from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 1:30 4:30 p.m. or Fees may be paid by credit/debit card, or check.



Audit of City of Allison Released

Printable PDF

or a printed copy can be viewed at Allison City Hall



Gift Certificates available for Camping at Wilder Park
Have friends or relatives that enjoy camping? Then consider a camping gift certificate at beautiful Wilder Park at Allison. The cost per night of camping is $12.00. In addition to 52 spacious campsites; campers may enjoy 18 holes Frisbee golf, miniature golf, walking and bike trails, fishing ponds, three shelter houses, an enhance playground, tether ball, sand volleyball, a giant chess/checker board, wildflower prairies, shower house, dump station , entertainment center and eight tent camping sites. Wilder Park is one of a very few campgrounds that has extreme storm shelters. The gift certificates are available at Allison City Hall, 319-267-2245.



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