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Octogenarian looking to reunite


July 2, 2021

Cloquet yearbook photo

Wendell "Windy" Falstrom recalls his days at Cloquet High School in advance of his class reunion this summer. The classes of 1953-55 are holding a reunion from 4-8 p.m. July 22 at the River Inn. Falstrom was on the hockey team and can be seen in the front row, third person in from the right.

Graduates from the Cloquet High School classes of 1953, 1954 and 1955 will gather at The River Inn later this month. In addition to Facebook and other means, 1954 CHS grad Wendell "Windy" Falstrom placed a small ad in the Pine Knot News to let people know about the event.

I connected with Fahlstrom at his home in Napa, California. These graduates are in their 80s and it's just a thrill for Windy to come back to Cloquet and rejoin his former classmates. "Once a person moves away and then reflects, it is obviously clear how fortunate we have been to have grown up and attend school in Cloquet,...

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