From the Champaign-Urbana News Gazzette, 3/9/08, by Meg Thilmony
Legions of masked men marching parade routes all over the country have brought fame and recognition to Arcola.
OK, so the Lawn Rangers' fame is usually associated with laughter as men perform drills with humorously modified lawnmowers and those famous Arcola brooms. But they've been in more than 200 parades for almost 30 years, including the Indianapolis 500, Fiesta Bowl and Pro Football Hall of Fame parades.
As co-founder Pat Monahan likes to say, "Never have so many done so much with so little."
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