News of area young people in the U.S. Armed Forces
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Labor Day Garbage Collection
Due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 1, garbage and recycling collection will be delayed until Tuesday, September 2. Please have your containers curbside by 5 am. Thank you!
To Host Fish Fry September 5
The Allison Lions Club and Firemen are sponsoring their first Fish fry, Friday, September 5, 5:30—8:00 p.m. at the Fire Station.
Menu will consist of fish, baked potato, cold slaw, baked beans and a drink. Cost is $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 5—12; children under five are free.
Proceeds will support Lions scholarships and other local projects. Firemen’s proceeds will be used to update equipment.
Iowa Northern Railroad has been essential in the development of the Butler Logistics Park near Shell Rock. Click here for a photo sequence of development at the facility.(provided by INRR)
Allison's only restaurant apparently has closed and is no longer in business.
Main Street Facelift...
This building located on 4th and Main in downtown Allison, (commonly known as the old laundromat), continues to get a major facelift with the Main Street side nearly complete and now occupied by Rising Sun Karate instruction school.
Other improvements begun late last year include a new rear walk-up and exterior balcony giving access to the second story apartments.
(Photo by jap)
Emerald Door Inn Expands...
The Emerald Door Inn, Allison's Motel on Highway 3, is nearing completion of a new addition to the motel complex. The new 2-level structure will add capacity on the upper and lower levels for transient motel patrons and the upper level features one larger unit which has the potential for longer term rental.
Randy and Joan Moad of Allison are the owner/operators of Emerald Door Inn.
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