The National Wrestling Hall of Fame to Induct 8 new members at the Minnesota Chapter Banquet on April 22nd

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Minnesota Chapter are proud to announce the induction of Dr. Perry Malcolm as their Outstanding American from Minnesota. Jerry Byers will receive the State Medal of Courage Award from Minnesota. Honorees for the Lifetime Service Award are Steve Bechtold, Jerry Cleveland, Bill Demaray, Jack Eustice, Eugene Hildebrandt, and Gary Smith.

The Hall of Fame Banquet will be held Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Austin Holiday Inn Conference Center, right off I-90, Exit 178A. The reception will begin at 2 p.m. and a Silent Auction will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. The banquet and induction ceremonies will begin at 3 p.m. This is an opportunity for you to honor these eight great individuals and to promote the positive aspects of our oldest and greatest sport – wrestling!

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2016 Minnesota Chapter of The National Wrestling Hall of Fame honors 8

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame honored eight individuals at The Minnesota Chapter Banquet in Austin, Minn. on Saturday, April 23rd.

The Class of 2016 includes James Raschke, Earl Stottler, Dr. B.J. Anderson, Charlie Coffee, John Delozier, Rick Kelvington, Tim Shiels, and Bob Thorson.

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Stottler receives NWHOF Medal of Courage Award

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame, MN Chapter honored Earl Stottler on Saturday, October 10th in Benson, Minn.

Over 90 people were in attendance, including family, friends, neighbors, former wrestlers, and coaching colleagues. Seven Hall of Fame Lifetime Service to Wrestling recipients were also there.

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Stottler to Receive Medal of Courage Award from National Wrestling Hall of Fame Minnesota Chapter

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Minnesota Chapter will honor Earl Stottler of Starbuck, Minnesota as The Medal of Courage Award Winner at a Minnesota Chapter Banquet on October 10, 2015. The Banquet will be at Country Inn & Suites in Benson, Minnesota. A Social Hour will be from 5-6 PM, Dinner at 6 PM, and the Program will be at 7 PM.

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