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
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
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
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