October 30, 2003) — Rolling thunder can often be heard around St. Boniface Church. But it’s not rain clouds or even God bowling — although the latter is much closer to reality.
It’s just the St. Boniface Men’s Club rolling a little tenpin in the basement of the Catholic elementary school.
Tucked into a corner close to the church is a fully operational, automatic four-lane alley. Need a ball? There are plenty to choose from. Need some shoes? Those are available. Need a beer or snacks? They’ve got that, too.
“People are amazed when they come down here,” said Kevin Ehmann, treasurer of the Men’s Club, which maintains the private lanes.