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New York Mills boxing promoter; Prairie Drive-In Theater recalled at 1950's event

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Boxing was a more prominent sport in East Otter Tail County back in the 1950's.

New York Mills promoter Simon "Bomber" Olson promoted fights throughout the area, including a 1955 card that featured several local names: Tony Silbernagel, Herb Guck and Jack Schmidt. Admission: $1 for adults, 50 cents for students.

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This was just one item that was recalled at the "Remembering the 1950's" program hosted by the Otter Tail County Historical Society Oct. 15 in Perham.

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