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Former bowling alley behind Hanson's demolished

A relic was reduced to rubble recently.

The two-lane bowling alley turned storage area behind Hanson's Bar was torn down last week.

Robbie Lies, who spent nearly six decades behind the bar at Hanson's, told the Transcript Wednesday that former owner Irvin Hanson said the bowling alley was in operation in the 1930s and '40s. When Lies began working there in 1960, it had been closed for about 1...