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This picture was published in The Cynosure, Volume 25, Number 3, 2010 and published here by their permission. The original picture was taken by The Fargo Forum (probably Cal Olson) a copy of which is held by Ann Peterson Carlson. This picture was submitted to the Alumni Association by Topper Donald Leraas '55 after his son-in-law, Alan Shifley, made it so crystal clear.
Left side - front to back: Erlyn Carlson '53, Jack Heltemes (Shanley), Earl King '58, Dennis Schrimpt '55, Don Leraas '55, Gary Bruzelius '56
Right side - front to back: Roger Dustrud '52, Ron Nelson '55, Don Engebretson '56, Wendy Reinertson (Oak Grove), Hugh Dowling '53, Jerry Johnson '57.

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This is a Topper's racing project put together in early sixties.
Left to Right: Back Row; Gene Jacobsen and Jerry Johnson. Second Row; Erlyn Carlson, Mick McGuire, Clarence "Louver" Braunberger, Morrie Lamb. Sitting: Unknown. Front: Lowell Jacobson.
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Dave Nelson's

From Left: Jon Peterson, Dave Nelson, Dave Conmy, Elmer Nord, Kent Olsen
Taken in Fargo, 2008, 1958 50th Class Reunion

Club Members ( - Need Your Help To Complete List)

FCHS 58ers - Dave Conmy, Bruce Hansen, Earl King, Gary Nelson, Dave Nelson, Elmer Nord, Kent Olsen, Jon Peterson
Others - Tony Atonelli, Gary Bruzelius '56, Clarence "Louver" Braunberger, Erlyn Carlson (club founder) '53, Hugh Dowling '53, Roger Dustrud '52, Chris Ebens, Don Enabit '56, Don Engebretson '56, Ed Franklin '57, Russ Freeman '57, Gary Glebstad, Jerry Gnoinsky, Hawk Hawkinson, Byron Heimark, Jack Heltemes, Gene Jacobson, Lowell Jacobson, Jerry Johnson '57, Wayne Kerr '55, Bob Kirsch '57, Morrie Lamb, Don Lerass '55, Ed Long '57, Mick McQuire '59, Ron Nelson '55, Wendy Reinertson, Dennis Schrimpf '55, Gordon Wells '56

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