National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Minnesota Chapter Inducts 9

On Saturday, April 27th, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Minnesota Chapter, held its annual Honors Banquet at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Austin, Minn. The banquet room was packed, and many former Hall of Fame inductees attended.

Brad Huckle was the 2024 Outstanding American Inductee. John Barrett, Dan Lefebvre, Steve Johnson, Ray Miller, Jeff “Bro” Olsen, Jim Richardson, Howie Schultz, and Pat Short were inducted for the Lifetime Service Award.

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National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Minnesota Chapter Inducts 10

On Saturday, April 22nd, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Minnesota Chapter, held their annual Honors Banquet. The celebration was held at the Austin Country Club in Austin, Minn. The banquet room was packed and included many former Hall of Fame inductees.

The 2023 Outstanding American Inductee was Steve Carlson. Inductees for the Lifetime Service Award were Loren Hacker, Mark Krier, Larry Mollins, Cindy Nelson, Al “Swede” Olson, Bill Olson, Steve Ricard, Richard Saxlund, and Joel Viss.

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NWHOF-MN Chapter Banquet to be special on April 22nd

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame-Minnesota Chapter Banquet will celebrate its 20th Anniversary at the Austin Country Club, 1202 28th Street, Austin, MN, on April 22nd, 2023.

20th Anniversary pins will be on sale at the silent auction. The live auction will feature California wine and magnums signed by The NWHOF Minnesota Class of 2023. The big news is that Sandy Stevens, one of the finest Masters of Ceremonies, will do the honors. Sandy teamed up with the legendary late Ed Aliverti back in the day! They worked the NCAAs for years. Sandy has also worked at the Olympics and the World Games, as well as being a distinguished Order of Merit member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

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