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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.


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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