On Saturday April 21, 2018 the NWHOF Minnesota Chapter held their 16th annual ceremony and inducted 9 distinguished members who have contributed significantly to Minnesota Wrestling. The Awards Ceremony was held at the Holiday Inn Austin, Mn., with over 350 in attendance.
Inducted in 2018 were Outstanding American Tim Penny, Metal of Courage Winner Donny Wichmann, and Lifetime Service Honorees Gerry Bakke, Gary Hindt, John Oxton, Marty Morgan, Dale Benjamin, Dr. Ted Lelica, and J Robinson
Kyle Klingman, the Director for the NWHOF Waterloo, attended and presented the plaques to the honorees.
Pictured above: National Wrestling Hall of Fame Minnesota Chapter 2018 Class. Front Row (L-R): J Robinson, Dr. Ted Lelwica, Gerry Bakke, Donny Wichmann, and Gary Hindt. Back Row (L-R): John Oxton, Tim Penny, Marty Morgan, and Dale Benjamin.
https://theguillotine.com/2018/04/national-wrestling-hall-of-fame-minnesota-chapter-inducts-9/ See the article in The Guillotine, more pictures from the banquet and bios.