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Chamber Sports Hall of Fame to induct six new members

By Tom Hintgen, 04/11/19, 10:30PM CDT


The Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Sports Hall of Fame will honor six new inductees in 2019.  A ceremony, open to the public, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, at the Fergus Falls VFW with Craig Olson as MC. Social will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Inductees for 2019 include Justin Arneson, Scott Colbeck, Cindy Harthun Waasdorp, Linda Knutson Brophy, Jon Kretchman and Eric Loeffler.

This brings to 90 the total number of inductees into the Chamber Sports Hall of Fame. Charter members were inducted in 1986.

A permanent display is in place at the front entrance to Kennedy Secondary School. Visitors can sign in at the main office and see the display during regular school hours. The display can also be seen when the school is open for various evening occasions.

Honorees include not only Fergus Falls High School graduates and coaches. Other inductees include members of the Fergus Falls Red Sox town baseball team, Hillcrest and M State athletes and coaches, trap shooters, snowmobilers, boxing club coaches, members of the sports media, outstanding Otter fans and others.

Criteria for induction also includes good citizenship and the betterment of our nation through one’s chosen profession.