NWHOF to Induct 10 new members at the MN Chapter Banquet in the Spring

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Minnesota Chapter proudly announces the induction of ten new members for the Class of 2023. Inductees are Steve Carlson, Loren Hacker, Mark Krier, Larry Mollins, Cindy Nelson, Al Olson, Bill Olson, Steve Ricard, Richard Saxlund, and Joel Viss.

The Banquet will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the Austin Holiday Inn Conference Center, right off I-90, Exit 178A. The schedule includes a social hour at Noon, dinner at 1:00 pm, and program & inductions from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A Silent Auction will be from Noon to 6:00 pm.

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National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Minnesota Chapter Inducts 9

On Saturday, April 23rd the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Minnesota Chapter held their annual Honors Banquet. The celebration was held at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Austin, Minn. The banquet room was packed and included many former Hall of Fame inductees.

Inductees for the Lifetime Service Award were Steve Carr, Bill Germann, Jim Harstad, Mike Hendrickson, Dan Jinks, Don Krusemark, Jerry Reker, Chuck Siefert, and Joel Skillings.

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NWHOF to Induct 9 new members at the MN Chapter Banquet in the Spring

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Minnesota Chapter is proud to announce the induction of nine new members for the Class of 2022. Inductees for the Lifetime Service Award are Steve Carr, Bill Germann, Jim Harstad, Mike Hendrickson, Dan Jinks, Don Krusemark, Jerry Reker, Chuck Siefert, and Joel Skillings.

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Hall of Fame Legends Podcast: 2021 Meritorious Official honoree Tim Shiels of Minnesota

Minnesota native Tim Shiels was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as a Meritorious Official in the summer of 2021. Shiels, the current national coordinator of officials for the NCAA, joined the Hall of Fame Legends podcast to talk about the honor and his career.


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National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Minnesota Chapter Honors 11

On Saturday, April 24th, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Minnesota Chapter held their 19th annual banquet and ceremony and inducted nine new members and honored two from the 2020 class who have contributed significantly to Minnesota Wrestling and beyond. The celebration was held at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Austin, Minn.

250 people were in attendance, including many former Hall of Fame inductees.

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