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Allison City-Wide

Clean up Days...

June 4 - East of Main

June 11 - West of Main


Wilder Park Opens For Camping

Wednesday, April 23


Seeking 2014 Miss Allison Royalty

The Allison Woman’s Club is seeking candidates to compete for Miss Allison Royalty. Judging for the 2014 Miss Allison contest will take place the afternoon of Friday, May 30 and followed with crowning during the Allison Commercial Club’s Annual Hamburger Fry, to be held at St. James Church fellowship hall at 6:00 p.m. Contestants will prepare a poster to introduce themselves to the judges and participate in an interview segment. They will be judged on charm and poise, personality and attitude, leadership and citizenship contribution, personal presentation and overall appearance.

2014 Miss Allison will compete for the title of 2014 Butler County Fair Queen on Wednesday, June 25 and will reign over the Allison Wilder Days festivities July 18 and 19.

Parents or girls with questions or needing to find a sponsor can call Syd Brinkman at 319-267-2678, any Allison Woman’s Club or Commercial Club or Commercial Club member. Deadline to register is May 15.


North Butler Prom Schedule

On Saturday, April 26, students will embark on an undersea voyage of Sunken Treasures.

Students must arrive to the dance no later than 8:45 p.m. Those who choose to leave the dance, will not be readmitted and unable to attend after prom.

A member of the Butler County Sheriff’s Office will be in attendance as well.

The schedule for the 2014 prom includes: 6 to 7 p.m. – open house at Greene Community Center, 6:30 p.m. – individual/couple pictures at NBHS, 7:30 p.m. – grand march in old gym NBHS and 8:30 to 11 p.m. – dance at Greene Community Center.


Vilmar Pancake Supper Friday

The Annual Vilmar Pancake Supper will be held on Friday, April 25, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Vilmar, rural Greene. The church is handicapped accessible.

They will be serving all you can eat potato pancakes, buttermilk pancakes, sausages, desserts and beverages for a freewill offering.


Silent auction/meal

for Sundets Saturday

There will be a freewill donation meal of pork burgers, chips, bars and drinks in the Clarksville School multi-purpose room on Saturday, April 26 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. with all proceeds going to the Sundet family. There are some wonderful silent auction items including three sets of Hawkeye football tickets to the Ball State game in Kinnick Stadium on Sept. 6, a steel fire bowl, Ducks Unlimited prints, gift baskets, gift certificates and much more.

The committee is still taking donations if you have something you would like to be included. Contact Tonya Poppe @ Clarksville School. They hope to see you all there to support this family in their time of need.


Trinity Reformed Church

to host salad supper

You are invited to attend a Salad Supper on Tuesday, April 29, at Trinity Reformed Church, Allison, from 5:00-7:00 p.m.

The menu includes beefburgers, ham sandwiches, potato salad, a variety of other salads, chips, and beverages for a freewill offering. Carry-outs will be available.


May Day BBQ May 1

The Clarksville Community Visioning Committee will be holding a May Day BBQ on Thursday, May 1, from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at the Clarksville High School gym lobby prior to the Fine Arts Festival.

They will be serving grilled hot dogs and brats with chips, veggies, May Day snacks and cold drinks for a freewill donation. Carry-outs are welcome.

All proceeds will benefit the Reading Park Bandstand project.


Bristow School Annual Reunion Planned

The Bristow School annual reunion will be held at the Northeast Iowa Christian Church Camp, Dumont, on Sunday, May 25 at 12:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner. All who attended the Bristow Community School is welcome.


Audit of City of Allison Released

Printable PDF

or a printed copy can be viewed at Allison City Hall




A Robin searches for nesting material last week

following a heavy wet snow that covered the Allison area.

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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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