The Backus American Legion is again an annual sponsor of the Hackensack Area Kids’ Fishing Contest. Bob Kennedy, chairman of the fishing contest, was recently presented a check for $500 from Eugene Gagnon of the Backus American Legion for the popular event. Hundreds of kids age 15 and under participate in the contest held each Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Aug. 21 at the Hackensack City Fishing Pier. Complimentary bait, hot dogs and beverages are provided. The event includes minnow races and a casting contest, as well as the fishing competition. Children are asked to provide their own life vests and fishing gear.
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering 55 Plus Driver Improvement courses on the following days:
- posted: June 01
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