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Mitchell’s roller-skating culture vanished after 1985 fire

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Shawn Petersen can still remember the schedule of The Rink, from Monday’s private party night to the open skate nights on Saturdays and Sundays.

“We were there pretty much every minute they were open,” Petersen said of the popular roller ska…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell’s roller-skating culture vanished after 1985 fire

February 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Shawn Petersen can still remember the schedule of The Rink, from Monday’s private party night to the open skate nights on Saturdays and Sundays.

“We were there pretty much every minute they were open,” Petersen said of the popular roller ska…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MARILYH HAGERTY: Women roller skaters get ready to tangle in season opener

February 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The grown-up girls on roller skates, called the Grand Forks Sugarbeaters, are opening their season Saturday evening in the Alerus Center. And Marilyn will be there. Continue Reading

Roller Dames open season Saturday night at DECC

September 17, 2010 in Superior Telegram

The following is another “Have Fun or Get Out of the Way” column by Don Leighton and Mike Granlund and their alter egos, Lance Boyle and Billy Pirkola, which runs occasionally in The Superior Telegram. Continue Reading