Coulee Recollections


Ten Years Ago

Wind and dry brush fueled a fire early Friday that burned a home and a barn and many acres of land before firefighters could contain it. Electric City Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bob Boll said the fire started at 3:19 am on Friday near the Banks Lake Golf and Country Club. Firefighters did not leave the area until around 5 p.m. Butch Comer and his wife Brenda lost practically everything.

When a flurry of last-minute registration was done, the area’s first three-on-three basketball tournament grew from a dozen teams on Monday to 43 by court time Saturday morning.


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