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By Dan Rudy 

Elks bowling season setting up its pins


The local Elks Lodge bowling season is about to start, with mixed league play beginning Sunday.

Bowling has been a longtime tradition at the club, with its two lanes predating the big Main Street fire of 1952. The lane continued to update with the times, getting its first mechanical pinsetter during the 1960s.

“Prior to that, they had kids back there setting pins,” League secretary Bob Robbins pointed out.

The current setting

equipment was installed about three decades ago, and takes a bit of work to keep running smoothly. Robbins said its last major repair took place

over the summer...

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