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Lawn bowling titles won at Trainers Tournament

November 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The 2012 Lakeview Lawn Bowling League season wrapped up Oct. 28, and league founder Rod Titze and his wife Mary were right in the mix for titles. Continue Reading

Mitchell City Council, mayor warn of proposed law’s impact

October 19, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Mayor Lou Sebert and the Mitchell City Council once again warned citizens of potential problems if an initiated measure intended to protect public land around Lake Mitchell is approved Nov. 2.
“I think this ordinance is frankly misguided,” Councilman Mel Olson said Monday evening during a council meeting at City Hall. “It doesn’t do what the organizers wants it to do.”
The elected officials said if it’s approved by city voters, several unintended consequences will arise. Continue Reading

City offers temporary storage for lawn bowling equipment

October 5, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Once the conversation on lawn bowling got rolling at Monday night’s Mitchell City Council meeting at City Hall, it gathered speed.
When it came to a halt after a half hour, there was no clear resolution but there was some forward momentum. The city agreed to try to find temporary storage for the hundreds of pieces of lawn bowling now owned by the Lakeview Lawn Bowling Association.
LLBA President Rod Titze once again asked the council for about $30,000 for a 24-by-48 foot storage shed at the golf course. He has purchased about $70,000 in lawn bowling equipment with money he has received from donations. Continue Reading

Lawn bowling booster wants to get sport rolling here again

September 7, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Rod Titze won’t be bowled over quite that easily.
Titze, the driving force behind an effort to revive lawn bowling in Mitchell, was denied when he requested $30,000 from the City Council for a storage shed for the sport’s equipment. The council voted unanimously not to carve out some money for the facility.
Titze said the city made a promise to local bowlers nearly 20 years ago and he wants to hold them to it. Continue Reading